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

Mapping the Mighty Missisquoi
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Mapping the Mighty Missisquoi

The Missisquoi is a gem of Vermont. From its alpine headwaters on Jay Peak to the federally-protected, waterfowl-filled delta on Lake Champlain, the Missisquoi dashes, then saunters through a landscape that is both quintessentially Vermont and uniquely rugged. The Missisquoi, whose name is derived from an Algonquian Abenaki word meaning place of large rocks, is … Continue reading

Clean Water Project Enhances Water Quality and Learning at Rutland Town School
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Clean Water Project Enhances Water Quality and Learning at Rutland Town School

Schools are critical community assets that can generate a significant amount of stormwater due to their large building footprints and parking lots. Schools also tend to have green space where stormwater can be captured and infiltrated or treated, which makes them prime demonstration sites for sound stormwater management. The Rutland Town School, located in the … Continue reading