Farmers, landowners use plants to improve water quality

MIDDLEBURY FARMER HANK Dimuzio and volunteers from a variety of Vermont organizations plant trees along Muddy Branch, a tributary of the New Haven River that runs through Dimuzio’s farm on Munger Street. The trees are expected to reap benefits for the watershed and help prevent the growth of invasive species along the stream.  Photo courtesy of Vermont Land Trust

Middlebury landowners and farmers are hopeful that vegetation planted along local waterways this spring will help keep the county watersheds healthy and vibrant for years to come. 

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