October 14, 2014

Vermont Watershed Grants up to $15,000, depending on project category type:

             - Education and outreach – up to $7,500

             - Planning, assessment, inventory, monitoring – up to $5,000

             - On-the-ground implementation – up to $15,000

Application deadline is Friday, November 21, 2014.

October 7, 2014

Register by November 14 with Ray Doherty, DEMHS, to attend the two day FEMA Training G318: Preparing and Reviewing Local Hazard Mitigation Plans.  The training will be held at the Vermont Emergency Operations Center in Waterbury.  No charge. Lunch provided. Credits available for Certified Floodplain Managers.

October 6, 2014

The public is invited to comment on the Draft VT DEC Flood Hazard Area and River Corridor Protection Procedure.  The River Corridor and Floodplain Protection Program will accept public comments until November 3, 2014.

September 22, 2014

A Day of Workshops for Vermont's Local Officials - Novermber 13, 2014 - 8am - 4:15pm

August 19, 2014

MONTPELIER – Gov. Peter Shumlin and Joe Flynn, Director of Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security, today urged communities to prepare for new criteria related to state disaster relief funding that will go into effect in October.

August 6, 2014

These trainings cover a variety of topics, from the NFIP basics through specifics of elevation certificates, and are presented by STARR staff, FEMA, and State organizations. Many of the courses are eligible for CEC credits for Certified Floodplain Managers.

August 4, 2014

Lake Champlain Sea Grant is pleased to announce open registration for Sustainable Landscape Stewards in the Fall of 2014. Designed for Conservation Commission members and other community leaders, this course explores watershed science, Green Stormwater Infrastructure and State and Federal regulations that impact water quality locally.

July 14, 2014

Vermont leaders have a new online tool to help their communities become more flood resilient: Flood Ready Vermont at  Flood Ready Vermont compiles maps, information, and learning from around the state. This website will help community leaders in their work to avoid damage from flooding and to become more flood resilient.

July 9, 2014

FEMA offers three Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) grant programs to help States, Territories, Indian Tribal governments, local communities, private non-profits and businesses implement cost-effective, long-term mitigation measures for all natural hazards.


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