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New Tactical Basin Plans for the Winooski River and the White River Watersheds Issued by the Watershed Management Division
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New Tactical Basin Plans for the Winooski River and the White River Watersheds Issued by the Watershed Management Division

As we ring in the New Year, it’s a great time to make healthy choices.  As a state, we can start making healthy choices for our rivers, lakes and wetlands.  This year, the Watershed Management Division issued Tactical Basin Plans (TBP) for two watersheds – the Winooski River and the White River.  The TBPs are … 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

Help Inform Vermont’s Clean Water Budget!
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Help Inform Vermont’s Clean Water Budget!

The Clean Water Board is requesting public input on the state’s draft fiscal year 2020 clean water budget. Weigh in by completing this online questionnaire, open Thursday, November 15 through Sunday, December 9, 2018. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others implementing priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands. See … 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