Wise About Water2022-09-27T14:49:02-04:00

Watch The Salt, Please!

It's snowing! Go out and enjoy the winter weather, but don't forget that deicing salts are bad for our lakes and ponds. A new report from the NY DEC proposes better winter maintenance practices for the Adirondacks. But it's not just the Adirondacks that are harmed by salts. We can all do better when it comes to winter road maintenance and safe traveling.

By |December 6, 2023|Categories: Wise About Water|

Meet The Neighbors: The Cladocera

The Cladocerans, or water fleas, are common freshwater crustaceans. There are over 11,000 described species found around the world. Most of these important zooplankton are found in freshwater, though a few do live in marine waters. Cladocerans are abundant in Vermont lakes and ponds, regardless of waterbody size.

By |July 10, 2023|Categories: Wise About Water|

Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission Releases Stormwater Runoff Survey

Rethink Runoff has recently published the results of their recent survey about residents’ perceptions and habits regarding stormwater runoff.

By |June 6, 2023|Categories: Wise About Water|
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