Tag Archives: Agency of Natural Resources

Local News
May 30, 2018

Stern to challenge incumbent governor Scott

By Stephen Seitz

CAVENDISH—Republican gubernatorial candidate Keith Stern brought his campaign to Cavendish on May 24, where he discussed what was on the minds of area voters.

Don Shattuck, like Stern a Springfield resident, shared a beef he had with the…

Report: efforts to restore clean water are paying off
Local News
February 14, 2018

Report: efforts to restore clean water are paying off

A powerful report showcasing the results of public investment in clean water projects during 2017, titled “The Vermont Clean Water Initiative 2017 Investment Report,” was released by the Secretary of Administration. According to a Feb. 6 news release, it shows how public funds are being applied…

Local News
January 27, 2016

Panel rejects ATVs on state land

By Mike Polhamus, VTDigger.org

Lawmakers Thursday, Jan. 14, rejected proposed rules allowing ATVs on state-owned land.

The rules would have permitted four-wheelers on a 0.4-mile stretch of former logging road that would be called the Les Newell Connector Trail, near Stockbridge.

Opponents of the rule…

Local News
December 22, 2015

Gov. Shumlin to attend Paris climate change conference

Agency of Natural Resources Secretary Deb Markowitz will accompany the governor

Gov. Peter Shumlin will travel to Paris this week to attend 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference. Shumlin joins governors Jay Inslee of Washington State and Jerry Brown of California at the summit, which…

News Briefs
November 20, 2015

Hubbardton receives $8,890 grant-in-aid for Beebe Pond

HUBBARDTON — The State of Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Conservation awarded the Town of Hubbardton an aquatic nuisance control grant-in-aid of $8,890. The grant supports efforts to control the spread of Eurasian Milfoil in Lake Beebe using a suction-harvesting system and state-certified divers….

State News
October 15, 2015

Vermont’s universal recycling law feeds hungry Vermonters

Since July 2015, when requirements for food diversion took effect for medium-sized institutions under Vermont’s universal recycling law, the Vermont Foodbank has seen a 24 percent increase in food donations from retailers over last year. On Thursday, Sept. 24, state agency officials, representatives from the…

News Briefs
September 21, 2015

Public hearings on proposed ATV rule, Sept. 16 and 24

An ATV connector trail proposed on 7,988-acre Les Newell WMA in Stockbridge

Two public hearings will be held to receive comment on a new rule proposed by the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) that would allow the Agency Secretary to designate connector trails for use…