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

Stormwater Best Management Practices in Rutland’s East Creek Watershed
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Stormwater Best Management Practices in Rutland’s East Creek Watershed

The Rutland Natural Resource Conservation District (RNRCD) is seeing results with its stormwater mitigation efforts for two streams within the Otter Creek watershed in Rutland City. East Creek and Tenney Brook (a tributary to East Creek), flow through moderately-to-heavily urbanized areas of Rutland Town and Rutland City resulting in increased stormwater runoff into the streams … Continue reading

Tour of Green Stormwater Infrastructure Facilities at Smugglers’ Notch Resort
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Tour of Green Stormwater Infrastructure Facilities at Smugglers’ Notch Resort

On October 15, 2015, Lamoille County Planning Commission (LCPC) and Smugglers’ Notch Resort teamed up for a presentation and tour of Green Stormwater Infrastructure facilities at the Resort. Smugglers’ Notch Resort Planning Manager Dan Maxon participated on behalf of the Resort, leading a walking tour of improvements made by the Resort over the years to … Continue reading

Green Infrastructure Collaborative Tours UNH Stormwater Research Center
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Green Infrastructure Collaborative Tours UNH Stormwater Research Center

At the end of September the Green Infrastructure Collaborative (GIC) sponsored a trip to the University of New Hampshire (UNH) Stormwater Research Center. GIC affiliates, engineers, landscape designers, researchers, and state agency employees from Vermont, New Hampshire, and New York were among those who attended. The UNH Stormwater Center is nationally recognized for their research … Continue reading

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Webinar – Nov. 10
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Green Stormwater Infrastructure Webinar – Nov. 10

The Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT), in partnership with the Vermont Clean Water Initiative Program and Stone Environmental, Inc., will present a free webinar, “Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Simplified Sizing Tool for Small Projects” on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, from 2 to 3 p.m. This how-to webinar will focus on the practical applications of the … Continue reading

The Importance of Learning by Example: Green Infrastructure
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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