Aquatic Nuisance Species Grant Opportunity for VT Municipalities
Announcements / Opportunities

Aquatic Nuisance Species Grant Opportunity for VT Municipalities

The Vermont Aquatic Nuisance Control Grant-in-aid grants program is now accepting applications for project year 2016. Projects that address aquatic invasive and nuisance species are encouraged to apply. Applications are due no later than Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Municipalities and agencies of the state are eligible to receive ANC Grant-in-aid grants.  These grants support aquatic … Continue reading

Vermont Watershed Grants Available
Announcements / Opportunities

Vermont Watershed Grants Available

The 2016 Vermont Watershed Grants Program is now accepting applications for funding projects that help Vermonters protect, restore and enjoy the state’s watersheds. The applications are due no later than Friday, November 20, 2015. The Vermont Watershed Grants Program provides funds for water-related projects that: Protect or restore fish and wildlife habitats Protect or restore … Continue reading

DEC Day 2015
Announcements

DEC Day 2015

On a rainy Wednesday employees in the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and 20 ECO AmeriCorps members travelled to American Flatbread in Waitsfield for DEC Day. This annual event is a celebration of the people in the department who work hard every day to preserve, enhance, restore, and conserve Vermont’s natural resources. Although the weather … Continue reading

The Importance of Learning by Example: Green Infrastructure
Progress / Science

The Importance of Learning by Example: Green Infrastructure

This September, the Green Infrastructure Collaborative – the new partnership between the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Lake Champlain Sea Grant Program at the University of Vermont (UVM) – lead a Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) tour of Burlington for a couple dozen Great Lakes researchers and educators visiting for a Sea Grant Network Meeting … Continue reading