Floodplain Restoration Completed to Help Improve LaPlatte River Water Quality
Announcements

Floodplain Restoration Completed to Help Improve LaPlatte River Water Quality

Did you know that the LaPlatte River (which passes through Hinesburg, Charlotte, and Shelburne, emptying into Lake Champlain at Shelburne Bay) has fair or poor water quality (consistently surpassing the state‚Äôs allowed levels for phosphorus), and the lower portions are impaired for E. coli (bacteria)? One of the reasons for this poor water quality is … Continue reading

Tributary/Wetland Restoration Project on the Wild Branch in Wolcott
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Tributary/Wetland Restoration Project on the Wild Branch in Wolcott

Phase 1 of a tributary and wetland restoration project along the Wild Branch in Wolcott was completed in September of 2019. This project stems from a yearlong planning effort and partnership between the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, Nature Conservancy, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, and Lamoille County Planning Commission. The project involved restoring a … Continue reading

Watershed Grant Funds Help with Water Street River Park Planning in the Town of Northfield
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Watershed Grant Funds Help with Water Street River Park Planning in the Town of Northfield

The proposed Water Street River Park will be located between the Dog River and Water Street in Northfield, Vermont. The park, being planned for construction in 2017, will be located south of the Wall Street bridge, on public property between 347 Water Street and 491 Water Street. The area became town property through Hazard Mitigation … Continue reading