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

Park-Winter Meadow-Tremont Neighborhood Managing Stormwater Runoff
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Park-Winter Meadow-Tremont Neighborhood Managing Stormwater Runoff

The Friends of the Winooski River with support from the City of Barre has completed a stormwater master plan for a neighborhood in the City.  The master plan has resulted in designs for three conservation practices. The Park‐Winter Meadow‐Tremont neighborhood sits in a steeply pitched northeast corner of Barre City.  Even during relatively modest rain … Continue reading

Being Lake Wise
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Being Lake Wise

In late July, a few residents at Lake Dunmore participating in the Lake Wise Program were selected to have some shoreland Best Management Practices (BMPs) installed on their lakeshore properties. The labor was provided by the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC). Lake Wise award winning participant Kate Williams of Leicester proposed to her neighbors that … Continue reading