New article: Vermont – Avoiding the Vicious Cycle

New article in the Natural Hazards Mitigation Newsletter:


Vermont – Avoiding the Vicious Cycle

By Mike Kline, Vermont Rivers Program Manager and

Ned Swanberg, Regional Floodplain Manager


Vermont is making substantial progress to reduce damages from its de-stabilized rivers. This is a major change

from the 1970s when the state began addressing riverine hazards through the lens of flood insurance. Today there

is an acknowledgment that rivers need room, and a state-wide commitment to flood resilience by focusing on the

protection of river corridor and floodplain services.   


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