NFWF Grant Profile

Conservation Program(s):
New England Forests and Rivers Fund
Project Title: Improving Riparian Buffers for Birds, Habitat, and Carbon in the Lake Champlain Basin (VT)
The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College
Project ID:

Employ a collaborative approach to restore and enhance riparian habitat across ten sites, including dairy farms and other priority areas within the Lake Champlain Basin. Project will result in 200 acres of restored riparian habitat, planting 10,000 trees, with multiple co-benefits throughout the region, including improved water quality, enhanced bird and wildlife habitat and carbon storage and sequestration.

Award Amount:
Ten project sites, including the Winooski and Poultney-Metowee watersheds, throughout the Vermont portion of the Lake Champlain Basin, Vermont