Gravel pit design project completed

The WRP and Ripple Natural Resources have completed a streambank restoration design project in Sharon. The WRP received funding from the state’s Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP) to develop a design that would address erosion along the White River adjacent to the Schindler gravel pit in Sharon. The gravel pit was used by the towns of Pomfret […]

WRP receives 2 flood resilience grants

The WRP has received two grants to implement on-the-ground restoration projects that will improve flood resilience in the Upper White River valley towns of Hancock and Stockbridge. Vermont’s Ecosystem Restoration Program takes action to reduce sediment and nutrient pollution from uncontrolled runoff into streams, rivers, ponds, wetlands, and lakes. The WRP will use ERP funds to […]

Resilience Tour will highlight Quintown projects

On Sunday, August 21 from 2:00 – 5:00 pm the Quintown Collaborative will host a free Resilience Tour to highlight completed on-the-ground projects that prepare the Quintown valley for the next flood. In 2011 Tropical Storm Irene devastated the Quintown valley, which includes the towns of Granville, Hancock, Rochester, Stockbridge, and Pittsfield along the Upper […]