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Stormwater resources

Below are useful resources to help you navigate and learn more about stormwater. You can also find links to information on specific stormwater management practices under the Solutions pages on this site.

Regional Partners
st albans city

For information on the City's stormwater management efforts, flow restoration plans, local partnerships, and regulatory systems.

st albans town

For information on the Town's stormwater management efforts, infrastructure plans, local partnerships, and regulatory systems.

st albans area watershed association

For information on seasonal weed harvesting in St. Albans Bay and other community education projects.

friends of northern lake champlain

For information on regional efforts to reduce land use pollution in Lake Champlain through community events and partnerships.

missisquoi river basin association

For information on restoration efforts surrounding the Missisquoi River, its tributaries, and the Missisquoi Bay through public collaboration.

lake champlain committee

For information on volunteer monitoring of cyanobacteria, science-based advocacy, water quality education, and events.

lake champlain basin program

For information on phosphorus pollution, toxic substances, biodiversity, aquatic invasive species, and climate change surrounding Lake Champlain. LCBP partners with Quebec, New York, and Vermont on these issues.

franklin county natural resources conservation district

For information on tree plantings and the annual spring tree sale.

resources for educators

Our resources for educators are from around the country and are intended for teachers and students from elementary school to high school. These resources include sample curricula and activities for the classroom to educate students about stormwater and what they can do to help clean up our lakes and streams!

Educational Resources:

EcoSchool Design seeks to assist schools, and those who care about them, in transforming paved schoolyards into vibrant ecosystems for outdoor learning.

The Mission of Project WET is to reach children, parents, educators, and communities of the world with water education. We invite you to join us in educating children about the most precious resource on the planet: water!

Vermont Project WET, Water Education for Teachers, is an interdisciplinary water education program for kindergarten through twelfth graders designed to facilitate and promote awareness, appreciation, knowledge and stewardship of Vermont’s water resources. Project WET Service Learning Opportunities include storm drain stenciling, making a nature trail through a wetlands and Assisting a local lake or pond association with a watershed survey.

EPA Nonpoint Source Pollution kids page has fun games and features (like Master Bug Theatre and Word Search Puzzle) as well as activities and articles for older students.

The teachers’ section of the Environmental Health Science Education site has an array of classroom activities and curricula, easy access to reference materials based on reliable environmental health research, and professional development opportunities. There is also a students’ section with resources for your students.

The UVM Watershed Alliance supports state-wide watershed education and water quality monitoring in Vermont middle schools, secondary schools, alternative education programs, and youth groups.

SI Yachts has compiled a list of water focused experiments that young learners can conduct at home, drawing from the USGS, NASA and a variety of other water programs around the country.  

additional information
WAYS YOU CAN Get Involved

Show Up!

Franklin County Stormwater and our partners across the region host numerous events every year.

Join us!

Share Knowledge!

Follow us on Facebook and share posts to spread information on maintaining our waterways and what you can do to help.

Stay Connected!

Join our mailing list to receive periodic updates on new resources and upcoming events.

Switch Practices!

Stormwater management starts at home. Learn what you can do to prevent erosion, keep chemicals out of our waterways, and contain runoff on your property.

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