Announcements / Science

Brown Bag Lecture: How Wetland Protection and Restoration Contribute to Clean Water

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A 2015 aerial image of restored floodplain wetlands along Otter Creek.

Thursday, May 11, 2017
11:00 AM – Noon
National Life Main Building – Winooski Room, M240

Vermont wetlands provide a multitude of functions including wildlife habitat, recreation, and water quality protection. Learn from Julie Follensbee, DEC Wetland Ecologist, about how wetlands can reduce phosphorus and sediment load to Lake Champlain and to identify sites for potential wetland restoration projects.

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Floodplain forest along the Missisquoi River with water stains six feet high on the trees.