Wetlands to the Rescue!
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Wetlands to the Rescue!

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of posts about how the communities of Plymouth and Ludlow restored areas devastated by Tropical Storm Irene and created more resilient rivers, lakes, and wetlands. We thank intern Sarah Kwiatkowski for researching and writing the series. As Tropical Storm Irene’s waters raged though Money Brook ravine, … Continue reading

Rutland Regional Planning Commission and WSMD assist Pawlet to approve river corridor protections
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Rutland Regional Planning Commission and WSMD assist Pawlet to approve river corridor protections

Right on the heels of adopting a new Municipal Plan in 2016, the Pawlet Planning Commission got to work on strengthening river corridor protection for the town. As stated in the plan, the town was committed to updating river corridor delineations and enhancing floodplain regulations. Even though Pawlet had previously approved a fluvial erosion hazard … Continue reading

Four Central Vermont Towns Set to Develop Stormwater Master Plans Starting in October, 2016
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Four Central Vermont Towns Set to Develop Stormwater Master Plans Starting in October, 2016

Under the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP), the towns of Barre City, Barre Town, Plainfield and Berlin, were awarded funds to develop municipal stormwater management plans. With the assistance of the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC), work on these plans is set to begin in late 2016. Water quality … Continue reading