Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission assisting municipalities with River Corridor planning
Announcements / Science

Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission assisting municipalities with River Corridor planning

With funds provided by a Clean Water Initiative Program grant the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) has been assisting the Town of Westford and the City of South Burlington with seeking to incorporate River Corridor protection language in their respective land use development regulations or zoning bylaws. In the case of Chittenden County, this … Continue reading

Lyndon Adopts River Corridor Protections
Announcements / Progress

Lyndon Adopts River Corridor Protections

In early September the Lyndon Select Board put the final touches on many years of effort between the State of Vermont, the regional planning commission, and the Town of Lyndon. A collaboration between the Department of Environmental Conservation and Northeastern Vermont Development Association to provide technical assistance and expertise to the Town of Lyndon has … 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

Spring is here and students are doing conservation and restoration of Vermont’s rivers and lakes
Progress

Spring is here and students are doing conservation and restoration of Vermont’s rivers and lakes

In conjunction with the Ecosystem Restoration Program, the Watershed Management Division (WSMD) will be overseeing or partnering in numerous watershed protection and restoration projects this year. This week, projects got started early in Rutland County, where high school students from the Stafford Technical Center’s forestry program teamed up with the Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District, … Continue reading