VT Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Stakeholders Meeting Nov 29th

VT RGGI Stakeholders Meeting
Tuesday November 29, 2016
9:00 – 11:00 am
Davis building at 1 National Life Drive, Montpelier, VT

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and the Public Service Board will hold a meeting to brief stakeholders on the ongoing Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) 2016 program review and to receive comment on Vermont-specific elements of the RGGI program.

The meeting will cover the current status of the program review, and the highlights of the RGGI stakeholder meeting of November 21.

Watershed Grant Application Deadline Extended to December 2nd

*Deadline Extention:  Applications are now due no later than Friday, December 2, 2016. 

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The 2017 Vermont Watershed Grants Program is now accepting applications for projects that protect, restore and enhance the state's lakes, streams, rivers and ponds, as well as projects that help Vermonters understand and enjoy these treasures.  Applications are due no later than Friday, December 2, 2016.

Updated Rules for Maintaining Water Quality on Logging Jobs

Montpelier -- An improved set of practices designed to protect water quality on logging jobs goes into effect as a revised rule tomorrow, October 22. The Acceptable Management Practices for Maintaining Water Quality on Logging Jobs in Vermont, or AMPs, are a set of practices designed to protect water quality by minimizing soil erosion and runoff during and after logging activity.

"Taconic Mountains Ramble" To Be Vermont's New State Park

MONTPELIER—Today, the Carson Davidson Revocable Trust Fund entrusted 204 acres of beloved property in Hubbardton to the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation as part of what will be Vermont’s newest state park. The Taconic Mountains Ramble park was the vision of Carson “Kit” Davidson, who passed away this past Thursday at the age of 92. 

Long before he built a Japanese garden in the shadow of Hubbardton’s Mt. Zion, documentary filmmaker and author Kit Davidson lived with his wife Mickie, a children’s book author, in the heart of Greenwich Village.

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