Category Archives: Water

Vermont Research News: Road salt, rain, taxes and more… Inbox x

courtesy of the vermont research news Vermont Research News: Rain, road salt, taxes and more… November 15th, 2017 Center for Research on Vermont MORE RAIN EXPECTED The northeastern U.S. has experienced dramatic changes in precipitation over the past century. A study co-authored by Dr. Brian Beckage found that annual extreme participation was 53 percent higher from 1996-2014 than it was […]

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How Clean is Vermont’s Water?

Courtesy of VBSR Investing in a Clean Water Economy September 27, 2017 1:00-2:30 PM Location: TruexCullins, 209 Battery Street, Burlington, VT        Vermont’s reputation as a green state is threatened with continuing news of dangerous lake algae blooms, sewer overflows into our rivers, and toxic run-off from poorly planned development and agriculture. Cleaning […]

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Registration is Open For EPA’s Sixth Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge

Campus RainWorks Challenge EPA is pleased to announce the rules for the 2017 Campus RainWorks Challenge. On this page: About the 2017 Challenge Calendar How to Enter Prizes FAQs Cooperating Organizations About the 2017 Challenge What is the Challenge? Stormwater runoff is a significant source of water pollution in communities across the United States. The Campus […]

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LCI’s September volunteer call – engaging people with our lake resources

Lake Champlain International seeks volunteers for the following:  Office support 1.a  We need someone to help us build a simple database.  This is not the variety that takes a degree in computing to create, just a straightforward knowledge of windows-based open-source software 1.b As always, we would love grantwriting and data entry support. Outreach support […]

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Fall internship available at Lake Champlain International

Lake Champlain International still has one more internship to fill, split between the BLUE program and the Bring Back the Brookies campaign.  Please have any interested students contact me directly at this email, or at 879 2016. Happy fall, Juliana Dixon Program Director Connect with Juliana Winner of the Prestigious U.S. EPA Environmental Merit Award Lake […]

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Registration is Open for VT Interfaith Power & Light Conference!

Register for VT Interfaith Power & Light’s Annual Conference VTIPL’s 2017 conference, Building Local Resilience — Inspiring Climate Action!, will be on Saturday, October 21 from 10 am – 4 pm at First Congregational Church in Manchester, VT. Deb Markowitz, former Secretary of Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources, will be the Keynote Speaker. The conference also features six workshops in […]

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GIS/Environmental/Engineering student – flexible summer temporary work/internship with Burlington’s Department of Public Works

We are in need of a quick learning, hard-working person (undergrad, graduate or just someone who has the background/interest, including high school students) to work up to ~20-25 hours a week (more is negotiable) in our Burlington Water Resources Division.  This person would be working primarily with our Water Resource GIS/Asset Manager and our Stormwater […]

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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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