Conservation Districts Successfully Complete Trees for Streams Program
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Conservation Districts Successfully Complete Trees for Streams Program

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) awarded the Vermont Association of Conservation Districts (VACD) a $149,761 grant with FY2014 Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP) funds to develop a statewide Trees for Streams (TFS) program aimed at protecting riparian and shoreline areas to improve Vermont’s water quality and promote better management of near-water land resources. Building upon … Continue reading

Composting Horse Manure to Protect Water Quality
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Composting Horse Manure to Protect Water Quality

The Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District (WNRCD) received an Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP) Grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to develop and pilot a horse manure composting program. WNRCD worked with horse owners in its district area (Chittenden County, Washington County and the towns of Orange, Williamstown, and Washington) to improve water quality … Continue reading