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A milestone for the Shoreland Protection Act!
Progress

A milestone for the Shoreland Protection Act!

The Watershed Management Division recently celebrated a very special achievement – we’ve received our 500th Shoreland Protection Permit application!  The Shoreland Protection Act went into effect just a few short years ago and since that time, the Lakes & Ponds Management and Protection Program has been very busy getting the word out, promoting lake-friendly development, … Continue reading

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Brings Winooski Tactical Basin Planning Outreach to its Region’s Municipalities
Announcements / Progress

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Brings Winooski Tactical Basin Planning Outreach to its Region’s Municipalities

The Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC), in collaboration with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, is providing its region’s twenty-three municipalities with targeted outreach and support in order to help them understand the Winooski Tactical Basin Planning Process and surface water quality issues in their communities. To date, three outreach meetings have been conducted in … Continue reading

Vermont Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget, Deadline for Comment September 28th
Announcements

Vermont Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget, Deadline for Comment September 28th

The Clean Water Fund Board is accepting public comments on their final draft recommended Clean Water Fund Budget for the next State fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands. Your participation in the Clean Water Fund … Continue reading

Aquatic Invasive Species Management Update: Zebra Mussel and Spiny Waterflea Monitoring
Progress / Science

Aquatic Invasive Species Management Update: Zebra Mussel and Spiny Waterflea Monitoring

The aquatic invasive species (AIS) management team has been busy all summer—and with good reason. The ever-present threat of AIS spread has kept the team hard at work, sampling, surveying, and monitoring lakes across the state. But what exactly is it that we are doing? Though there are many intriguing facets to our summer field … Continue reading