Brown Bag Lecture Series Continues: Reducing Phosphorus Pollution from Rivers
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Brown Bag Lecture Series Continues: Reducing Phosphorus Pollution from Rivers

Speaker: Staci Pomeroy, DEC Thursday, April 27, 2017 11:00 AM – Noon National Life Main Building – Winooski Room, M240 In Vermont, river instability contributes the second largest phosphorus load, just over 20%, to Lake Champlain. Learn how projects to protect and restore river corridors in the Lake Champlain Basin are helping to reduce this … Continue reading

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Symposium Connects Students and Environmental Professionals
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Green Stormwater Infrastructure Symposium Connects Students and Environmental Professionals

“I want to end by saying two things…it’s possible to do very good things in very bad places and it’s possible to go carbon net-positive and have a grand time while doing it.” UVM Professor Emeritus John Todd ended his keynote speech at the Green Stormwater Infrastructure Symposium with these inspiring words. The event brought … Continue reading

Taking a Team Approach to Restoring Lake Carmi
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Taking a Team Approach to Restoring Lake Carmi

As ice melts across Vermont’s lakes and Red-winged Blackbirds return to our marshes, a group of partners interested in the health of Franklin’s Lake Carmi prepares to move into high gear. On March 17th, representatives from local and state organizations met together in a Franklin community room to plan activities focused on restoring and protecting … Continue reading

Conservation Assistance Provided to Local Agricultural Operators
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Conservation Assistance Provided to Local Agricultural Operators

The Poultney Mettowee Natural Resources Conservation District recently completed its participation with phase 2 of the Agronomy and Conservation Assistance Program (ACAP). The ACAP agronomist worked directly with farmers, focusing on small non-regulated farms, to increase implementation of water quality improvement practices and improve understanding and management around agricultural water quality issues. The focus remained … Continue reading