Cornwall Clayplain Forest Walk
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Cornwall Clayplain Forest Walk

Sunday, October 15th, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, join conservation ecologist Marc Lapin for a guided walk through one of Cornwall’s finest examples of a Valley Clayplain Forest natural community. This hemlock-hardwood forest abuts a rich wetland complex, all part of the Beaver Brook watershed, a major tributary of the Lemon Fair River. Learn about the site’s plants … Continue reading

Dead Creek Wetland Complex Is Full of Life in the Fall
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Dead Creek Wetland Complex Is Full of Life in the Fall

Geese are the harbinger of fall—V-shaped formations of small or large flocks, and the unmistakable honking that has everyone looking up. The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder. Mountain hollows have already experienced the first touch of frost. Leaves are finalizing their life cycle by withdrawing the chlorophyll and leaving behind the … Continue reading

Aquatic Invasive Species Management Update: Zebra Mussel and Spiny Waterflea Monitoring
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Aquatic Invasive Species Management Update: Zebra Mussel and Spiny Waterflea Monitoring

The aquatic invasive species (AIS) management team has been busy all summer—and with good reason. The ever-present threat of AIS spread has kept the team hard at work, sampling, surveying, and monitoring lakes across the state. But what exactly is it that we are doing? Though there are many intriguing facets to our summer field … Continue reading

UVM Rain Garden Gets a Makeover from Engineers without Borders Student Group
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UVM Rain Garden Gets a Makeover from Engineers without Borders Student Group

Elle Mountain, an engineering student at the University of Vermont (UVM), serves on the leadership team of the student chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and is steering the group in the renovation of a UVM campus rain garden. EWB is a non-profit organization that helps communities achieve basic human needs through engineering projects. For … Continue reading