Brown Bag Lecture #6: Agricultural Tile Drain Update
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Brown Bag Lecture #6: Agricultural Tile Drain Update

Speakers: Laura DiPietro, Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets and Marli Rupe, Department of Environmental Conservation Thursday March 9, 2017 11:00 AM-Noon Winooski Room A recent report to the legislature by the Agencies of Natural Resources and Agriculture, Food and Markets describes current knowledge about tiles, often conflicting research results on the impact of tile … Continue reading

Wetlands to the Rescue!
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Wetlands to the Rescue!

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of posts about how the communities of Plymouth and Ludlow restored areas devastated by Tropical Storm Irene and created more resilient rivers, lakes, and wetlands. We thank intern Sarah Kwiatkowski for researching and writing the series. As Tropical Storm Irene’s waters raged though Money Brook ravine, … Continue reading

Brown Bag Lecture Tomorrow, February 9th on the Revised Water Quality Standards
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Brown Bag Lecture Tomorrow, February 9th on the Revised Water Quality Standards

Revised Vermont Water Quality Standards Speakers: Rich Langdon, Neil Kamman, and Eric Davis, DEC Thursday, February 9, 2017 11:00 AM – Noon Winooski Room, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) National Life Complex The new Vermont Water Quality Standards, adopted in December, are designed to promote better protection for surface waters and the uses they support. … Continue reading

Rutland Regional Planning Commission and WSMD assist Pawlet to approve river corridor protections
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Rutland Regional Planning Commission and WSMD assist Pawlet to approve river corridor protections

Right on the heels of adopting a new Municipal Plan in 2016, the Pawlet Planning Commission got to work on strengthening river corridor protection for the town. As stated in the plan, the town was committed to updating river corridor delineations and enhancing floodplain regulations. Even though Pawlet had previously approved a fluvial erosion hazard … Continue reading