Berkshire farmer works with Conservation District, State to restore stream
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Berkshire farmer works with Conservation District, State to restore stream

This spring, the Franklin County Conservation District wrapped up revegetating an active stream restoration project that was implemented last fall on Peter and Lorie Hutchins’ dairy farm in Berkshire, VT. The project, funded and supported by the Agency of Agriculture and the Department of Environmental Conservation, was installed along 500 ft. of a severely eroding … Continue reading

Brown Bag Lecture: How Wetland Protection and Restoration Contribute to Clean Water
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Brown Bag Lecture: How Wetland Protection and Restoration Contribute to Clean Water

Thursday, May 11, 2017 11:00 AM – Noon National Life Main Building – Winooski Room, M240 Vermont wetlands provide a multitude of functions including wildlife habitat, recreation, and water quality protection. Learn from Julie Follensbee, DEC Wetland Ecologist, about how wetlands can reduce phosphorus and sediment load to Lake Champlain and to identify sites for … Continue reading

Get in the Know! Low Impact Development Info Sheets Released.
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Get in the Know! Low Impact Development Info Sheets Released.

The Green Infrastructure Initiative, a Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation led project to promote and implement innovative infrastructure approaches to stormwater management, is happy to announce the release of its Low Impact Development (LID) Series. LID is an innovative planning and design approach used in land development to better manage stormwater runoff – runoff, caused … Continue reading