Cleaning up Carmi: Land and Water
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Cleaning up Carmi: Land and Water

At a meeting of the Lake Carmi Implementation Team in Franklin on Thursday, April 19th, farmers from across the Lake Carmi watershed gathered with members of the Franklin Watershed Committee, Lake Carmi Campers’ Association, and Franklin Select Board to review the health of the lake and progress toward meeting goals of the lake’s phosphorus budget … 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

Vermont’s Youth Conservationists hard at work to restore Lake Carmi shoreline areas
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Vermont’s Youth Conservationists hard at work to restore Lake Carmi shoreline areas

Last week, Vermont Youth Conservation Corps’ (VYCC) Community Crew 17 descended upon Lake Carmi to conduct shoreline restoration in partnership with the Franklin Watershed Committee (FWC).  Between Monday and Friday, seven 16 to 21 year olds, under the direction of VYCC crew leader Andy Fusco and FWC Director Alisha Sawyer, worked on several different shoreline … Continue reading