Welch River Corridor

Name of Project: Welch River Corridor Easementwelch resized

Location: Enosburg, VT

River: Tyler Branch

Type of Project: River Corridor Easement

Public Access: No

Date Completed: December 2010

Size: 19.2 Acres

Water Frontage: 3,784 feet

Landowner: James Welch; Conservation Easement held by Vermont River Conservancy

Funding Partners: Vermont Agency of Natural Resources River Management Program

Property Description: As a major tributary of the Missisquoi River, the Tyler Branch flows through active farmland.  This easement will allow the Tyler Branch to restore its natural meander pattern, reduce sedimentation and phosphorous run-off, and establish protective riparian buffers along the currently tilled shorelands of the river.

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