Category Archives: Water

Green Infrastructure in Europe, Nov. 15th lecture

It’s that time of year again- the leaves are falling, temps are dropping, and snow is starting to cap the peaks! Time for the annual Doug Crowell lecture series presented by the Vermont Chapter of ASLA.  This year we are excited to have Dr. Attila Toth, a distinguished professor at Slovak University in Nitra, Slovakia […]

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Burlington’s Clean Water Resiliency Plan & Wastewater Plant Tours

Dear Burlington Water Resources Customer, We value our relationship with you as your Water Utility and the trust you’ve placed in us to steward these vital City resources. Recently, the Mayor and Public Works announced the Clean Water Resiliency Plan (CWRP) to stabilize and modernize our aging wastewater and stormwater systems. Please see the attached […]

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November 2018 Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Trainings

Good Morning Champlain College Environmental Studies and Policy Department,   We want to spread the word about the Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification training sessions that the Vermont DEC is offering this November.  We feel that these full day training events may be of interest to students at Champlain College who are interested in shoreland […]

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Burlington Water Quality Town Hall Meeting – Sept. 27

Dear Neighbors- Last week, we announced the Clean Water Resiliency Plan: a seven-point, $30 million initiative to stabilize, modernize, and upgrade Burlington’s wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. Due to aggressive cost-mitigation measures, when borrowing is fully phased in, average single-families will see an approximately $5.36 increase in their monthly water bills. The City has been working toward […]

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September 2018 E-News: Updates from VNRC

Become a Member                Visit Our Website                  Donate September 2018 E-News  Dear Christina, Summer’s on its way out. Don’t get sad — get going! Catch up with our latest news, events, and opportunities to join us in protecting Vermont’s environment and communities. NEWS Working […]

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LCC- Summer’s Wane E-News

courtesy of lcc Lake Champlain Committee Summer’s Wane E-news Heat Wave From July 18 to August 16, a stretch of 29 days, the daily high temperature in Burlington, Vermont never fell below 80 degrees F. The streak eclipsed the previous record for consecutive days over 80 by four days. Keep in mind, the streak of hot days began […]

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Vermont Research News – April 18, 2018

Vermont Research News: April 18, 2018 View this email in your browser State Flubs Financial Literacy Exam With tax day in the rear view mirror, Vermont received a D for providing financial literacy skills to high school students. While some schools offer finance topics in elective classes, financial literacy is not a requirement for graduation. […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – April 2018

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News April 2018 In this newsletter: VTIPL Annual Conference’s Keynote Speaker: George Lakey Faith Climate Action Week: April 14 – 22, 2018 Bennington’s Second Congregational Church Wins National Award Urge VT Senators to Keep Funding for a Study of Carbon Pricing in Budget Enter Efficiency Vermont’s Video Contest! 350Vermont’s Building […]

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February volunteer call with LCI

courtesy of lake champlain international February 8th, 2018  Lake Champlain International  Clean Water. Healthy Fish. Happy People. The lake is life.  It underpins our ecosystem, economy, and environment.  It takes many hands and many voices to protect resources that cannot speak for themselves. There are countless ways to take action for Lake Champlain – choose […]

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