Where Roads and Wetlands Meet
Announcements / Progress

Where Roads and Wetlands Meet

The Rutland Regional Planning Commission helped the Town of Chittenden secure an ANR Ecosystem Restoration Grant to restore a wetland which now straddles the town’s Wildcat Road. The road acts as a barrier between sections of the wetland and, consequently, impacts its hydrological connection, floodwater and stormwater storage, and fish and wildlife populations. The ERP … Continue reading

State Announces Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project
Announcements / Opportunities

State Announces Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project

Vermont’s regional planning commissions and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) are pleased to invite municipalities to sign up for a new Municipal Roads Grants-in-Aid Pilot Project. DEC’s Clean Water Initiative Program is offering approximately $2.1 million to support this pilot project. The funding will help Vermont achieve its water quality goals by aiding … Continue reading

Culvert Inventories Help Towns Plan for Future Improvements
Progress / Science

Culvert Inventories Help Towns Plan for Future Improvements

During the fall of 2015, the Lamoille County Planning Commission, LCPC, staff conducted extensive fieldwork to complete an updated culvert inventory for the town of Stowe. The inventory was funded through LCPC’s annual Transportation Planning Initiative agreement with the Vermont Agency of Transportation.  The inventory involved both mapping and assessing the current condition of culverts … Continue reading