Category Archives: Water

Upcoming Volunteer opportunities with Lake Champlain International

There are several upcoming volunteer needs with Lake Champlain International. Office support! Whee! I know this is everyone’s favorite way of spending a few hours – but you can spend them with me and a cup of coffee! Outreach opportunities: 2.1 May 20th, 8:00-5:00  Safe Boating Day at Apple Island Marina:   ** High need! I […]

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Looking for part-time civic engagement coordinator for digging into the Cambrian Rise project threatening North Beach (VT)

Part-time Job Opening: Fact Finder and Civic Organizer for the Lake Looking for paid part-time researcher / civic coordinator for helping Burlington citizens understand the impact of all the newly permitted and pre-permitted developments on the health of Burlington’s Lake Champlain waterfront. Ten hours per week to start. Skills to include passion for science, inclusive […]

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Resilient Vermont Summit: Think Global, Act Local – April 29

Dear colleagues, If you’re interested in strengthening community resilience, forming new partnerships, and beginning *action plans*, please see the information below about the *Resilient Vermont Summit!* *Think Global, Act Local *- A day (April 29) to help get that local resilience action planned and projects started! See: https://alumni.norwich.edu/CROsARCsummit Have you got a community wanting to build a* local […]

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Share Your Earth Day Photos with AASHE

Submit Earth Day-themed photographs by April 30! With colleges and universities busy this month preparing for Earth Day and the March for Science, we look forward to learning how institutions celebrate Earth Day and sharing these stories with the higher education sustainability community. We invite you to submit Earth Day-themed photos to the Campus Sustainability […]

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Join us for Clean Water Day, March 29th

Join us for Clean Water Day on Wednesday, March 29th at the Vermont State House to celebrate our lakes, ponds, rivers and wetlands, and call on our lawmakers to invest in cleaning up our waterways. We can no longer take clean water for granted. Pollution from farms, development, and wastewater has impaired many of our waterways, some of […]

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Volunteers needed for Lake Champlain International

2017, the year of Bobber Bob? We’re beginning to head into tabling and expo season, and we need to get our favorite mascot out and about, spreading smiles, hugs, and curiosity. I need: Happy, dancing mascots People with an open bed truck or trailer for transportation ‘Handlers’ who would help Bob get around and chat […]

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Vermont Research News: Birds, earthworms, books and more

Vermont Research News: Birds, earthworms, books and more…. December 7, 2016 On the web   The Vermont Bird Records Committee issued its Thirty-Sixth Annual Report. The number of bird species remained level at 388, constituting 22 orders and 61 families. The first documented subspecies Vermont recording of Audobon’s Yellow-rumped Warbler — spotted in Windsor — […]

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Research News: Vermont farmers & climate change, new damselfly species, story arcs and more…

Vermont Research News: Vermont farmers & climate change, new damselfly species, story arcs and more… November 2, 2016 On the web Vermont farmers are concerned with increasing ecological and economic risk due to climate change, new research says. A study conducted by UVM researchers sought to investigate Vermont farmers perceptions of climate-related risk after Tropical […]

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