Testing the Waters
Science

Testing the Waters

Kedron Brook in Woodstock, VT, has been the subject of years of water quality testing as seasonal water quality has exceeded state standards for six years. The state of Vermont has Kedron Brook listed as being stressed. This fall, ONRCD teamed up with Vermont Institute of Natural Science VINS and Woodstock Elementary School 5th grade … Continue reading

Teaching with Trees
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Teaching with Trees

On October 31, Ottauquechee Natural Resources Conservation District coordinated a hands-on experience for Julie Brown’s Woodstock Union Structured Literacy class with US Fish & Wildlife to plant bareroot trees on Howard Jonas’ farm in Bridgewater, VT. This was a follow up for a 2017 VTDEC Trees for Stream program to replace trees damaged over the … Continue reading

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Symposium Connects Students and Environmental Professionals
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Green Stormwater Infrastructure Symposium Connects Students and Environmental Professionals

“I want to end by saying two things…it’s possible to do very good things in very bad places and it’s possible to go carbon net-positive and have a grand time while doing it.” UVM Professor Emeritus John Todd ended his keynote speech at the Green Stormwater Infrastructure Symposium with these inspiring words. The event brought … 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