Volunteers needed for stream cleanup

September 14, 2016News

Chittenden County Stream Team and the Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District are seeking volunteers for an upcoming stream cleanup on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Every year, trash illegally discarded or swept downstream litters the floodplains and substrates of our streams and rivers. In an effort to protect and preserve these important riparian habitats, the state formally … Read More


April 2, 2017News

We just came across the great video from our friends at Puget Sound Starts Here. Give it a listen, then read more about their efforts to pick up pet waste, including the Dog Doggity pick-up move.

Storm Drain Murals

October 7, 2016News

The next time you are taking a stroll in downtown Burlington, keep an eye out for color beneath your feet!  During the last weekend of September, four artists worked tirelessly to bring storm drain murals to life around the city; each carrying its own unique, awareness message.  The intention of this art campaign is to … Read More

Connecting the Drops Rain Barrel Auction at Art Hop – A Great Success

November 18, 2013News

The Let it Rain Stormwater Program – responsible for the art-adorned rain barrels on Burlington streets this summer – completed their Connecting the Drops Rain Barrel Project with a community event and live auction during Art Hop at the new ArtsRiot gallery in Burlington this past Saturday, September 7th. Funded by the ECOS Project through … Read More

Communities Pull Together to Fight Stormwater Pollution

September 15, 2003News

Communities Pull Together to Fight Stormwater Pollution The Chittenden County Regional Stormwater Education Program (RSEP) is launching a new public education program aimed at getting residents personally involved in helping to reduce stormwater pollution in Lake Champlain. “We know that the people in our towns are concerned about the health of our streams and the … Read More