ECO AmeriCorps Program Completes Successful First Year
Announcements / Progress

ECO AmeriCorps Program Completes Successful First Year

Eleven months ago a group of 18 individuals came to Vermont to participate in the inaugural year of the Environmental and Career Opportunities, ECO, AmeriCorps program. This service corps was created by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation with a grant from the Corporation of National and Community Service to help implement strategies to protect … Continue reading

Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species, one boat inspection at a time
Announcements / Opportunities / Progress

Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species, one boat inspection at a time

2013 marked the Vermont Boat Access Greeter Program’s 12th year of courtesy boat inspections. Through 23 locally-run programs throughout Vermont, access greeters inspected nearly 15,000 boats, bringing the cumulative number of boats inspected by greeters through the history of the program to 73,572. Boat access greeters help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) … Continue reading