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

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

Online Mapping for River Management in Chittenden County
Progress / Science

Online Mapping for River Management in Chittenden County

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) has been a long time partner with the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) in promoting the science behind Fluvial Erosion Hazard (FEH) assessments and river corridors. Starting in the mid-2000s, many entities including ANR, the University of Vermont, the CCRPC and local watershed organizations have carried out Phase … Continue reading

Restoring the Lamoille River Watershed – A Story Map
Announcements / Progress

Restoring the Lamoille River Watershed – A Story Map

River corridor planning helps remediate river instability that is largely responsible for erosion problems, increased sediment and nutrient loading. Community involvement is essential, and the Lamoille County Planning Commission (LCPC) has developed an interactive web map to de-mystify river corridor planning language and highlight river corridor planning and restoration projects being accomplished by many organizations … Continue reading