Mr. Schwartz explained how four characteristics of streams interact to determine whether the river system is stable or not.
"Work together for healthy streams" by Derek Pruitt - PostStar.com
One of the lessons to come out of Tropical Storm Irene last summer was natural defenses — a river’s twists and turns, its forested floodplains and the boulders and banks that obstruct its currents — work best in slowing and calming a flood.
"Roaring Branch work gets grant" by Zeke Wright, Staff Writer - Bennington Banner
SUNDERLAND -- A federal watershed grant dedicated to river habitat restoration will repair sections of the Roaring Branch near Kelly Stand Road following Irene flood damage.
"Grants will pay for work on Roaring Branch" by Patrick McArdle, Staff Writer - Rutland Herald
SUNDERLAND — The Batten Kill Watershed Alliance announced recently that it, working in partnership with the Green Mountain National Forest, had obtained $70,000 in grants to repair sections of the Roaring Branch in Sunderland along Kelly Stand Road that were damaged last year by Tropical Storm Irene.
Alliance Chairman Greg Cuda has been named Trout Unlimited's "Volunteer Conservationist of the Year" for 2012.