Irene 5-Year Anniversary
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Irene 5-Year Anniversary

Irene 5-Year Anniversary celebration events were held in August 2016 in many towns across Vermont to share in memories of the second most devastating flood in our state, share the comradery in our response and celebrate our successful recovery in the last five years in rebuilding our towns to be more flood resilient. Some WSMD … Continue reading

Real Recovery in Quintown: Resilience Tour to highlight innovative infrastructure work post-Irene
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Real Recovery in Quintown: Resilience Tour to highlight innovative infrastructure work post-Irene

On Sunday, August 21, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm, the Quintown Collaborative will host a free Resilience Tour to highlight completed projects implemented after Tropical Storm Irene.  These new projects will help Quintown mitigate the impacts of future storms and floods. In 2011 Tropical Storm Irene caused extensive flooding and erosion in the Quintown Valley, which … Continue reading

Tree Planting for Resilience
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Tree Planting for Resilience

The weather couldn’t have been better for a day of tree planting. With the sun shining and the temperature in the mid-60s a group of ECO AmeriCorps members, the Windham County Natural Resources Conservation District, Rockingham Conservation Commission, Saxtons River Permaculture Project, Bellows Falls Union High School, the Southeastern Vermont Watershed Alliance and local volunteers … Continue reading