World Wetlands Day: 2020 hindsight
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World Wetlands Day: 2020 hindsight

We’ve learned so much about the importance of wetlands throughout American history! Thankfully, a greater awareness about the 50% loss of wetlands nationwide lead to greater conservation efforts to protect the remainder. Since then wetland losses have drastically slowed down and Vermont’s water quality and wildlife have benefited from an increase in wetland restoration efforts. … Continue reading

Munson Flats farm to be restored and preserved as wetland
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Munson Flats farm to be restored and preserved as wetland

A large former hayfield between Route 7 in Colchester and the I-89 Interstate will be restored and preserved as a natural wetland. This 110-acre parcel is within an area known as “Munson Flats”, a wetland complex rich in fish, wildlife, and natural communities. It comprises the meandering Allen Brook and Lake Champlain-influenced wetlands, including seasonally … Continue reading

Exploring the Wonders of Shoreland Habitats
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Exploring the Wonders of Shoreland Habitats

Join the Watershed Management Division’s own Aquatic Ecologist, Kellie Merrell, along with Charlie Browne, Director Emeritus of the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium, and St. Michael’s College Instructor, Scott Lewins, for a fun-filled, family-friendly evening.  You’ll learn about the many creatures that live where the water meets the land, the threats facing this critical shoreland habitat, … Continue reading