streams http://wamc.org en International Visitors Study Volunteer Efforts In Berkshires To Protect Wildlife http://wamc.org/post/international-visitors-study-volunteer-efforts-berkshires-protect-wildlife <p></p><p>A group of visitors from Sweden, students from Maine, and state workers from Massachusetts traveled to the Berkshires to get a first-hand look at some of the cooperative efforts underway to study and restore stream crossings in Western Massachusetts.</p><p></p><p>At a stream crossing in a wooded area on the outskirts of Pittsfield, Jane Winn, of the Berkshire Environmental Action Team shows a small crowd of students from the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, and a group of Swedish visitors, a culvert running underneath a rural road…</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 20:43:32 +0000 Lucas Willard 64959 at http://wamc.org International Visitors Study Volunteer Efforts In Berkshires To Protect Wildlife Western Mass. Workshops Showcase Ecologically-Friendly Stream Crossings http://wamc.org/post/western-mass-workshops-showcase-ecologically-friendly-stream-crossings <p></p><p>A series of workshops are being held across Western Massachusetts to educate the public, as well as municipal leaders and planners, on the importance of improving stream crossings for fish and wildlife, and for promoting public safety.</p><p></p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 22:22:59 +0000 Lucas Willard 60131 at http://wamc.org Western Mass. Workshops Showcase Ecologically-Friendly Stream Crossings VT Returning to Pre-Irene River Work Rules http://wamc.org/post/vt-returning-pre-irene-river-work-rules <p>The Vermont&nbsp;Agency of Natural Resources says the emergency rules that allowed people to work in the state&#39;s rivers and streams to help clean up after Tropical Storm Irene are no longer valid.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;</p><p>Effective immediately, anyone who wants to work in a waterway must comply with all rules and regulations and get a permit from a state river engineer.</p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:57:42 +0000 Pat Bradley 37238 at http://wamc.org VT Returning to Pre-Irene River Work Rules