State Announces Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project
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State Announces Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project

Vermont’s regional planning commissions and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are pleased to invite municipalities to sign up for a new Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project. DEC’s Clean Water Initiative Program is offering approximately $2.1 million to support this pilot project. The funding will help Vermont achieve its water quality goals by aiding … Continue reading

Brown Bag Lecture: Improving Water Quality through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program
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Brown Bag Lecture: Improving Water Quality through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program

Thursday, June 8th, 11:00 am – Noon National Life Complex, Main Building – Winooski Room (M240) and online via Skype for Business The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) provides financial and technical assistance to forest and agricultural landowners to develop and implement water quality improvement projects. In this unique public-private partnership, together more than 25 organizations, state agencies, and businesses … Continue reading

Clean Water Funding Opportunities
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Clean Water Funding Opportunities

The Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Clean Water Initiative Program has recently released three Requests for Proposals (RFP) for clean water funding, including Ecosystem Restoration Grants. Details are outlined below and posted on the Clean Water Initiative Grants webpage. Ecosystem Restoration Grants support the design and construction of water pollution abatement and control projects that … Continue reading

Upcoming Vermont Invasive Patroller (VIP) Training Workshops
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Upcoming Vermont Invasive Patroller (VIP) Training Workshops

Vermont Invasive Patrollers (VIPs) monitor water bodies for new introductions of invasive species and report their findings to the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). VIPs play a vital role in preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species in Vermont. The main duties of a VIP include surveying a local lake or pond for aquatic invasive … Continue reading

Join Us: Clean Water Roadmap Webinar
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Join Us: Clean Water Roadmap Webinar

Imagine a web-based mapping tool that geographically shows and quantifies phosphorus sources by land use sector across the Lake Champlain Basin in Vermont. Sound too good to be true? It’s not—meet the Clean Water Roadmap, developed with support from Keurig Green Mountain and The Nature Conservancy. Roadmap creators and environmental consultants, LimnoTech, are offering an … Continue reading