Request for Proposals: 2020 LaRosa Analytical Support Grant
Announcements / Opportunities

Request for Proposals: 2020 LaRosa Analytical Support Grant

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VTDEC) is seeking surface water monitoring project proposals for the 2020 field season. Up to $76,000 in laboratory analysis fees is available for volunteer-based water quality monitoring through the LaRosa Partnership Program and the Vermont Agriculture and Environmental Laboratory. VTDEC recognizes that such fees are one of the most … Continue reading

Lake Iroquois Recreation District Addresses Stormwater Runoff and Erosion Control
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Lake Iroquois Recreation District Addresses Stormwater Runoff and Erosion Control

The swimming beach at Lake Iroquois is an important resource for the four towns that make up the Lake Iroquois Recreation District (LIRD) and other Vermont residents.  A project was recently funded through the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s Ecosystem Restoration grants program for ecological landscape design, erosion control and stormwater management to protect the … Continue reading

Park-Winter Meadow-Tremont Neighborhood Managing Stormwater Runoff
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Park-Winter Meadow-Tremont Neighborhood Managing Stormwater Runoff

The Friends of the Winooski River with support from the City of Barre has completed a stormwater master plan for a neighborhood in the City.  The master plan has resulted in designs for three conservation practices. The Park‐Winter Meadow‐Tremont neighborhood sits in a steeply pitched northeast corner of Barre City.  Even during relatively modest rain … Continue reading

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

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

Workshop Highlights Green Stormwater Infrastructure
Progress / Science

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