November 9, 2017

TRORC will conduct an Essentials of Land Use Planning and Regulation training at the Pomfret Town Office (5218 Pomfret Road) on November 30, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. This training provides an introduction for members of local planning commissions, zoning and development review boards, Selectboard’s and other town officials. The four main areas that will be discussed in this training are:

November 6, 2017

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) along with FEMA Region 1 and the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) are excited to share this training opportunity with you. Registration is now open for FEMA’s 4-day introductory class to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), called Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP being held here in Vermont.

September 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 11 at 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

July 28, 2017

Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Flood Mitigation Assistance Application Cycle for FY17 

FEMA has posted the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) announcements for the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) and Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) grant programs on These NOFOs provide an overview of the grant programs and details about the agency's funding priorities and review process.

May 11, 2017

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (VTANR) will be hosting a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) exam on 6/23/2017.  The exam will be held from 1-4pm in Montpelier, VT at the VTANR main office at 1 National Life Drive.

January 10, 2017

The High Meadows Fund has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) that represents a commitment of $180,000 towards promoting planning and action to build resilience within Vermo

December 27, 2016

Watersheds United Vermont is pleased to release the 2016 version of Living in Harmony with Streams: A Citizen's Handbook to How Streams Work.

December 12, 2016

Here's a  short animation from France that beautifully captures the Vermont Rivers Program mission to make human and natural communities safe and healthful through the protection of natural flows, floodplains and meandering rivers.

This type of river management is practiced in Vermont.

August 30, 2016

Waterbury Village along the Winooski River now has an innovative on-line tool to visualize the extent of flooding.  The Waterbury information is part of the Flood Inundation Mapper.


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