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

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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 […]

Volunteers improve access to White River

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On July 12 a group of 10 Russian students from Project Harmony International, along with WRP, Vermont River Conservancy, and Project Harmony staff, improved public access to the White River at Clifford Park in West Hartford, VT. In 4 hours the students built a 10-step stone staircase leading down to the river’s edge; cleared and widened a second […]