World Wetland Day Celebrated: The ONLY site in VT?
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World Wetland Day Celebrated: The ONLY site in VT?

World Wetland Day is sponsored by the organization called Ramsar.  Ramsar Sites are wetlands identified and designated because they are considered Wetlands of International Importance.  These wetlands contain representative, rare or unique wetland types, and they are important for conserving biological diversity.  Only 38 Ramsar sites are in the U.S. of the 2,200 Ramsar sites … Continue reading

World Wetland Day Celebrated at the VT State House
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World Wetland Day Celebrated at the VT State House

World Wetland Day is celebrated on February 2nd every year.  It is sponsored by the organization called Ramsar.  Ramsar Sites are wetlands identified and designated because they are considered Wetlands of International Importance.  These wetlands contain representative, rare or unique wetland types, and they are important for conserving biological diversity.  Only 38 Ramsar sites are … Continue reading

Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Class 4 Road Erosion Remediation and Demonstration Project
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Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission Conducts Class 4 Road Erosion Remediation and Demonstration Project

In an effort to demonstrate the importance of municipalities addressing significant erosion sources from Class 4 roads, the Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission (CVRPC) conducted a remediation and demonstration project in the Towns of Calais, Moretown, and Worcester. The project was funded by a grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the Lake Champlain … Continue reading

Underhill Stormwater Master Plan Identifies Priority Clean Water Projects
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Underhill Stormwater Master Plan Identifies Priority Clean Water Projects

The Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and the Town of Underhill are pleased to announce the completion of the Underhill Stormwater Master Plan. The plan identifies five priority sites for projects that will maximize water quality benefits in local streams.  With detailed conceptual designs and cost estimates completed, the town is well prepared to … Continue reading

Vermont Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget
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Vermont Clean Water Fund Board Seeks Public Input on Proposed Budget

The Clean Water Fund Board is pleased to announce a 30-day public comment period to gather input on Vermont’s clean water funding priorities for the next state fiscal year. The Clean Water Fund supports municipalities, farmers, and others in making needed investments in priority projects to improve water quality in Vermont’s lakes, rivers, and wetlands. … Continue reading