Upper Valley Pollinator Partners UV Pollinator Partners is a coalition to promote awareness of the decline of native pollinators and to inspire actions to reverse this decline. Use this link for the current list of partners, including towns, Upper Valley conservation organizations, garden clubs, school groups, and others. Poster and Calendar for Pollinator Events Our…

The Healthy Communities Grant Program is EPA New England’s main grant program to work directly with communities to reduce environmental risks in order to protect and improve human health and the quality of life, advance resilience, and preserve/restore important ecosystems.  The Healthy Communities Grant Program will achieve these goals through identifying and funding projects that:…

VTrans would like to know what roadway characteristics provide YOU a level of comfort while bicycling on Vermont’s State roadways? Wide shoulders? Low traffic volumes? Do the characteristics that provide comfort change in a rural context versus village centers? Take the on-line VTrans On-Road Bicycle Plan Phase II ROADWAY CHARACTERISTICS SURVEY to let us know! As part…

Efficiency Vermont is offering free workshops for community groups and businesses designed to help Vermonters make energy improvements. Each workshop addresses how a particular technology works, associated economics, and available technical and financial resources. Efficiency Vermont will provide an energy expert to deliver the presentation, guidance on how to effectively organize a workshop, and educational…

First Responder Community: On behalf of Director Bornemann, I am pleased to announce that the Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is now accepting applications for the federal fiscal year 2017 Homeland Security Grant Program. There are nine Requests for Proposals (RFP), outlining each of the funding opportunities available, attached to this email, as…

The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) has announced the release of the 2017 Scholarship Program for the region’s college bound high school seniors.  The Scholarship is part of TRORC’s economic development efforts focusing on investing in our future workforce.  TRORC believes our region’s future is enhanced by both wise and forward-looking stewardship of the land,…

By encouraging private-sector investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency, strategies to finance clean energy are playing an important role in transforming clean energy markets in the United States and other countries. Institutions that run state clean energy financing programs can provide underwriting support, facilitate conversations with key stakeholders, and educate the public and lenders…

We’re pleased to announce the release of BioFinder 2016—a new and improved version of the mapping tools and database you may have used in the past.  BioFinder was created to help communities and organizations identify the lands and waters in Vermont that contribute most to biological diversity. It can be used to learn more about…

Advertisement for Bids Sealed Proposals will be received until 4 P.M. on Thursday, March 16 at the Stockbridge Town Office, 1722 Vermont Route 100, Stockbridge, VT 05772. This project is described as follows: LOCATION: Town Highway 25 (Taggart Hill Road), near intersection with Fletcher Brook Road TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION: Improvement of roadway (Taggart Hill Road)…