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Wetlander's Pick of the PostsFlood Risk and the Critical Importance of Healthy Floodplains

Trout Headwaters – September 21, 2012 – Video
The Connecticut River Watershed Council and the Conservation Law Foundation have joined together to look at why Otter Creek in Rutland leapt up as Irene Struck, increasing in flow by nearly 20 times in the space of a little more than a day, while downstream in Middlebury the river rose much more gradually, and more safely. The film narrated by Gov. Howard Dean explores the importance of healthy floodplains and wetland complexes in reducing flood water damage.

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