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  • Mill Brook fish passage project complete

    An innovative project to restore fish passage on Pomfret’s Mill Brook is complete. The WRP, working with the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Greater Upper Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and town of Pomfret, installed 29 rubber baffles inside the first stream-crossing culvert on Mill Brook in late-August to provide […]

  • Touring the former Eaton Dams site

    A dozen WRP and community members toured the Upper & Lower Eaton Dam Removal project site in August 2019. The WRP worked with local contractors to remove both dams this summer. As a result the First Branch of the White River at the Mill Village site in Royalton is free-flowing for the first time in 250 […]

  • 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 […]