Category Archives: Water

LCC March Ripples E-News—Spring Hope

Lake Champlain Committee Spring Ripples 2020 E-News We hope the advent of spring—with shoots pushing up through the earth, salamanders moving to vernal pools, and bird calls filling the air—soothes your spirits during these challenging times. In this issue of the Lake Champlain Committee’s Ripples E-newsletter we share some signs of the season, cool science […]

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Clean Water Work videos launched!

I’m excited to announce the launch of the website, www.cleanwaterwork.com, featuring all eleven videos and educational animations highlighting local success stories and meaningful efforts to improve local water quality!  There is hopefully a story for everyone to connect with and learn from!   Please share the site or any specific video broadly!  We are hoping for people to […]

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Research Webinar: Visualization Tools to Communicate River Erosion Hazards and Improve Flood Resiliency in Headwater Communities of the Lake Champlain Basin – March 25

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Research Webinar – March 25, 2020 Visualization Tools to Communicate River Erosion Hazards and Improve Flood Resiliency in Headwater Communities of the Lake Champlain Basin By Kristen Underwood, Mike Kline, Beverley Wemple and Donna Rizzo University of Vermont Date: Wednesday,March 25, 2020Time: NOON – 1 PMTo Join Remotely: Please use the link below to join […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – March 2020

On Faith Climate Action Day, VTIPL members & friends met with Sen. Tim Ashe whose staff captured the moment. Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News March 2020 Happy World Water Day In this newsletter: ▪ Faith Climate Action Day a Big Success! ▪ VTIPL Transition – Meet our New Coordinator ▪ Article: Weybridge Church […]

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Lake Champlain Committee news: Calling Kids, SUPs, Snow Globes, Bricks Alive & More!

Lake Champlain Committee Late February 2020 E-News Calling All Kids – Enter Our World Water Day Contest! Know a K through 12 student, teacher or homeschooler in the Lake Champlain Basin? In honor of World Water Day, LCC and Champlain Basin Education Initiative (CBEI) partners are hosting our annual cool contest to celebrate water. It’s a great way […]

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Webinar February 26: Amending Bioretention Media with Drinking Water Treatment Residuals to Reduce Stormwater Phosphorus Loading into Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Research Brown Bag Seminar/Webinar Series 2019-20 Amending Bioretention Media with Drinking Water Treatment Residuals to Reduce Stormwater Phosphorus Loading into Lake Champlain By Michael Ament, Stephanie Hurley and Eric Roy University of Vermont Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Time: NOON – 1 PM Location: Aiken Center Room 311 (81 Carrigan Drive, University […]

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LCC Winter 2020 E-News – Climate Action, Introducing Lauren Sopher, Good Chemistry, Wood Notes, Black Holes, Kwawaldam & More

Lake Champlain Committee Winter’s Wane 2020 E-News Happy Valentine’s Day! In this issue of Enews we share some recent legislative initiatives (including a call to action on climate change for Vermont members), introduce you to Director of Science & Water Programs Lauren Sopher (read her Lake Look column about Lakeshore Grasslands below) and let you know of […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Transportation, lottery tickets, vaping and more…

 share    tweet    forward Transportation & GHG emissions The transportation sector continues to be the primary contributor to GHG emissions in Vermont, according to the 2020 Annual Energy Report by the State Department of Public Service. In 2018, transportation accounted for 46.7% of Vermont’s greenhouse gas emissions. See this new public transit report from VTrans and Sustainable Transportation Vermont for some […]

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Registration open: Green Infrastructure Operation & Maintenance Summit, Feb. 27, 2020

Registration is open for the Green Infrastructure Operation & Maintenance Summit Date:               Thursday, February 27, 2020 Time:               9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location:         Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont Join us for the day to learn about and discuss the operation and maintenance of green infrastructure in Vermont and the New York side of the […]

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