Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission and Friends of the Mad River Complete Stormwater Master Plans for Eight Towns in Two Watersheds!
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission and Friends of the Mad River Complete Stormwater Master Plans for Eight Towns in Two Watersheds!

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) completed the stormwater master planning process for eight of its member municipalities in the Kingsbury Branch and Mad River Watersheds! Through funding provided by the Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program at the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the CVRPC in partnership with the Friends of the Mad River … Continue reading

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Outreach on Surface Water Management Strategies!
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Outreach on Surface Water Management Strategies!

Through funding from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) conducted outreach to communities in Central Vermont interested in pursuing efforts to reclassify surface waters to a higher level of protection.  CVRPC met with Conservation Commissions in Middlesex, Marshfield and Northfield to inform them on those surface waters within … Continue reading

New Report and Online Dashboard Show Clean Water Funding Makes a Difference
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New Report and Online Dashboard Show Clean Water Funding Makes a Difference

Solving Vermont’s water quality challenges is a multi-decade commitment and requires a significant investment. The Vermont Clean Water Initiative 2018 Investment Report offers accountability for how the State of Vermont has invested in clean water over the past three years and the results of those investments. In the last three years, Vermont’s clean water investments have … Continue reading

Wolcott Mitigates Stormwater at Town Garage
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Wolcott Mitigates Stormwater at Town Garage

In 2017, the Town of Wolcott was awarded a $15,888 Ecosystem Restoration Grant by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to capture and infiltrate stormwater and reduce erosion at the Wolcott Town Garage and Fire Station. The town contributed $12,274 in-kind match, dedicating staff time and materials to complete the project. The installation of stormwater mitigation practices … Continue reading

Vermont Lake Wise Practices – 2018 Field Season Wrap Up: Benefits for Property and Lake in the New Year!
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Vermont Lake Wise Practices – 2018 Field Season Wrap Up: Benefits for Property and Lake in the New Year!

The Lake Wise Program provides technical assistance to all types of shoreland owners for managing stormwater and protecting water quality, property, and wildlife habitat. Shorelands are very important areas for protecting clean water and wildlife habitat yet have been developed into the highest residential density in Vermont. The goal of the Lake Wise Program is … Continue reading