• WRP honors Outstanding Watershed Partners

    The WRP honored 2 Outstanding Watershed Partners at our Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 27 at the Arnold Block in Bethel. “This year’s Annual Meeting gave folks a chance to catch up with their watershed neighbors, enjoy appetizers provided by 5 Olde Tavern, and celebrate our collective work to improve the long-term health of the […]

  • Eaton Dams removal design project

    The WRP is working with partners to complete a design to remove the Upper & Lower Eaton Dams on the First Branch of the White River in Royalton. Upper Eaton Dam The Upper Eaton Dam is located immediately upstream of Royalton’s Mill Road bridge. Originally built from logs, the dam was rebuilt in 1924 using […]

  • Killooleet Dam removed on the Hancock Branch

    The WRP has completed a project to remove the Killooleet Dam from the White River’s Hancock Branch. From August to September 2018 the WRP worked with partners to remove the remnants of the Killooleet Dam and to raise streambed elevation along 500 feet of the Hancock Branch. Identified as a high-priority in two state-funded reports, […]

  • Last fish passage barrier removed on Rochester’s Wing Brook

    Construction has started to remove the last barrier to fish passage on Wing Brook in Rochester: the stream-crossing culvert at Wing Farm Road. The Wing Farm Road culvert is located near the mouth of Wing Brook, and is one of only three stream-crossing structures on the stream. Until recently all three structures were under-sized, making […]

  • Floodplain project benefits Gaysville

    The White River Partnership (WRP) has conserved 9 acres of active floodplain along 1,780 feet of the White River in Gaysville in partnership with the Vermont River Conservancy, Vermont River Management Program, High Meadows Fund, and a private landowner. Gaysville is a small village located in the town of Stockbridge. Consisting of a cluster of […]