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First Complete Streets training held in Newport

The first of four statewide Complete Streets training workshops was held this past Wednesday at the Emory Hebard State Building in Newport. Fifteen participants from a wide-variety of sectors and organizations learned about Vermont’s complete streets law and its effect on towns, … Continue reading

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iPad loan program is underway

This month we have launched our new iPad Loan Program to provide Town Highway Departments with a chance to try out a tablet and its applications for public works. Our program has taken this approach to provide an opportunity for towns … Continue reading

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Historic Buildings, New Accessibility Rules & Codes Training Day

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:30 am – 3:00 pm Vermont Technical College – ‘Old Schoolhouse’Randolph, VT Some of the most common questions builders and designers have are about new accessibility requirements, modifying historic buildings, and in particular modifying historic buildings for greater … Continue reading

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BioFinder Trainings: Online biodiversity mapping FREE

  Jan. 7 – Lyndon State College 6-8 p.m. ASAC Building, room 206 (Academic and Student Activity Center) College Road, Lyndon State College RSVP here: BioFinder Training – Lyndon State College – Jan. 7 This training will show planners, developers, educators … Continue reading

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Emerald Ash Borer Meeting

Emerald Ash Borer Meeting Tuesday, January 77:00 p.m. Danville Town Hall, Route 2 The Danville Conservation Commission will be holding an informational meeting discussing the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive beetle species originally discovered in Michigan. The Emerald Ash Borer has … Continue reading

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Caring for Storm Damaged Trees and Woodlots

Courtesy of The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation  An ice storm can leave trees and woodlots  looking devastated. Major limbs may be broken or damaged. But what at first glance may look like mortal wounds are not necessarily fatal … Continue reading

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Welding Workshops Underway

Our fall week of welding workshops kicked off yesterday in front of a full-house at the Rockingham Highway Garage. VLR Director Dave Antone sent in this photo from the class. The class, taught by Tom Cook, covers welding techniques and … Continue reading

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