Sample-palooza
Announcements / Science

Sample-palooza

Vermont Watershed Management Division participates in second-annual Sample-palooza The Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC), New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES), Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VTDEC), Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), Yale University (Yale), and New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) participated in the second annual large-scale, one-day water testing event … Continue reading

Can Dogs Help Solve Vermont’s Water Quality Problems?
Science

Can Dogs Help Solve Vermont’s Water Quality Problems?

For water quality scientists there are many tools available for measuring pollution in the nation’s rivers, streams, lakes and ponds.  These tools range from measuring chemical concentrations, such as for dissolved oxygen, alkalinity, phosphorus and nitrogen to biological toxicity test organisms such as daphnia, minnows and mollusks.  In the last 5-10 years using domestic canines … Continue reading

Celebrating Vermont lake water clarity and the citizen scientists that measure it
Opportunities / Progress / Science

Celebrating Vermont lake water clarity and the citizen scientists that measure it

As we celebrate Lakes Appreciation Month, we want to again highlight important findings about Vermont lakes, which were summarized in a blog post earlier in the spring, as well as the volunteers that helped to produce these results. Vermont ranks among the leading states in the nation for clear lakes according to research published in … Continue reading