Vermont Lake Wise Practices – 2018 Field Season Wrap Up: Benefits for Property and Lake in the New Year!
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Vermont Lake Wise Practices – 2018 Field Season Wrap Up: Benefits for Property and Lake in the New Year!

The Lake Wise Program provides technical assistance to all types of shoreland owners for managing stormwater and protecting water quality, property, and wildlife habitat. Shorelands are very important areas for protecting clean water and wildlife habitat yet have been developed into the highest residential density in Vermont. The goal of the Lake Wise Program is … Continue reading

Registration Now Open: Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Trainings
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Registration Now Open: Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Trainings

The Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification (NSECC) trainings are being offered November 6th in St. Johnsbury, November 8th in Montpelier, and November 15th in Essex. These trainings are designed for engineers, landscapers and contractors who work along shorelands, but are open to all. Visit the Lake Wise website for more information or contact David Addeo to register for … Continue reading

Two Lakes Earn the Gold Lake Wise Award!  Check out the You-Tube Video
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Two Lakes Earn the Gold Lake Wise Award! Check out the You-Tube Video

Two Lakes Earn the Gold Lake Wise Award! The Echo and Seymour Lake shoreland owners are setting the pace to protect and restore native species along their shores while preventing stormwater and erosive property runoff to the lake. After decades of unchecked development along Vermont shorelands, Vermont lakes need this rapid response from shoreland owners … Continue reading

Vermont Shoreland Protection Act
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Vermont Shoreland Protection Act

This spring the Vermont General Assembly passed the Shoreland Protection Act (Act No. 172). The Shoreland Protection act goes into effect beginning July 1st and applies to activities within 250 feet of mean water level for lakes and ponds greater than 10 acres. The intent of the Shoreland Protection Act is to prevent degradation of water quality … Continue reading