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

Gravel parking lots infiltrate stormwater, don’t they?  Part 2 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions
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Gravel parking lots infiltrate stormwater, don’t they? Part 2 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions

Gravel parking lots infiltrate stormwater, don’t they?  Part 2 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions. This is the second post in a series about stormwater misconceptions identified by Green Infrastructure Initiative Roundtable.  We hope that these posts will foster greater understanding and integration of Green Stormwater Infrastructure practices and Low Impact … Continue reading

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Best Management Practice Fact Sheets
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Green Stormwater Infrastructure Best Management Practice Fact Sheets

The Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative recently unveiled a set of 9 fact sheets that describe the essential details of Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Best Management Practices (BMPs).  Sheets are available for the following BMPs: Bioretention, Constructed Gravel Wetland, Green Roof, Infiltration Trench, Pervious Pavement, Rain Barrels & Cisterns, Stormwater Planter, Stormwater Tree Pit, and Vegetated … Continue reading

ANR Submits Green Stormwater Infrastructure Report to the Governor
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ANR Submits Green Stormwater Infrastructure Report to the Governor

On July 1, 2014, the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) submitted to the Governor its first Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Implementation Work Plan Annual Report. Over the course of the past year, ANR has made great strides towards expanding and growing the role that GSI plays in Vermont.  Major accomplishments include:  Updating the Vermont Stormwater Management … Continue reading

Workshop Highlights Green Stormwater Infrastructure
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Workshop Highlights Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Question: What do you get when you bring together 100 planners, engineers, landscape architects, researchers, local officials, and government employees to talk about green stormwater infrastructure (GSI)? Answer: A dynamic, interactive, and energized workshop. Last week the Raising the Bar: Green Stormwater Infrastructure Planning & Design workshop took place in South Burlington. The workshop was … Continue reading