Instructors TODD MENEES ‐ RIVER MANAGEMENT ENGINEER Vermont DEC Rivers Program Todd has contributed to the authorization of Stream Alteration Permits, providing technical assistance for in‐channel activities for private and public landowners, assessing the stability of Vermont’s rivers, overseen the design and construction phases of river related projects and river restoration projects, and provided trainings…

Hello,   We are pleased to announce the launch of Vermont’s new Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) program.  In total $2.4 in funding will be available over multiple years to support the installation of Level 2 and DC fast charge stations at qualified locations in Vermont.  The grant proceeds result from settlements to partially resolve…

It is expected that the 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program will be open for applications in the fall of 2018. Each year, prior to the application period, the FEMA Region I Fire Grant Program Specialists travel throughout New England, providing training workshops relative to the AFG Program. These workshops will run approx. 2…

FloodTraining.vermont.gov is now fully available for administrative officers (AO) of municipal flood hazard and river corridor bylaws.  The site features tools and case studies for AOs, members of Development Review Boards and other community officials.  The new site complements FloodReady.vermont.gov with its focus on community planning for flood resilience, and the technical materials available at the DEC Rivers page. The…

(Woodstock, VT)— The Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission (TRORC) would like to congratulate the recipients of the TRORC 2018 Scholarship Program.  Recipients were announced at the Annual Meeting of TRORC on June 27 and will receive $1,000 each toward the cost of their higher education pursuits.  The TRORC Board believes our region’s future is enhanced by both…

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has made its way into Vermont, and very close to the TRORC region. Since the bad news broke, several resources have been published on how to help residents and towns identity EAB and what steps to take to curb its migration into the rest of Vermont. The Vermont Invasive’s website details…

Cover photo credit: John Knox The Two Rivers Ottauquechee Regional Commission continues to work to promote clean water and resiliency in the Ott auquechee Watershed. The powerful Ottauquechee River originates in the headwaters of the Green Mountains and continues east as it gushes through the steep hills and valleys until it ultimately joins the Connecticut…

WHAT: Energy Resource Fair & Town Meeting, including an exhibitor fair, workshops and a keynote address and town meeting with Senator Bernie Sanders (final agenda to come) WHERE: Vermont Technical College; Judd Hall; 124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center, Vermont WHEN: Saturday, June 9, 2018; Tentative Start time, 11 a.m. (Details to come) RSVP: RSVPs are requested, but not required.  RVSPs…