Category Archives: Water

January 2020 E-News: Updates from VNRC

January 2020 E-News Where did the holidays go? The 2020 legislative session is about to begin! We hope the below updates will be useful as you begin to navigate another year of advocacy on behalf of Vermont’s environment and communities. FIRST THINGS FIRST… “6 Legislative Issues to Watch in 2020” — Over the weekend, VPR interviewed House […]

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Old North End Walk/Bike/Stormwater Study – NPA Meeting

Old North End Walk/Bike/Stormwater Study The City of Burlington and the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC), with assistance from Toole Design Group, are looking at options to improve connectivity for low-stress bicycling in the southwest section of the Old North End – one of Burlington’s densest, New American neighborhoods. The project will include conceptual […]

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November 2019 Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Trainings

We want to spread the word about the Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification training sessions that the Vermont DEC is offering this November.  We feel that these full day training events may be of interest to students at Champlain College who are interested in shoreland Best Management Practices, including techniques for erosion control, stormwater management, […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – September 2019

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News September 2019 In this newsletter: Registration for VTIPL’s Annual Conference Now Open! Congregational Sponsors of VTIPL’s Conference VTIPL’s Coordinator Retiring at End of Year Celebrate Sacred Waters at Shelburne Bay Park Sept. 7 Vision for Vermont Summit: Sept. 14, Bread Loaf Campus, Ripton Two Vermont Events during National […]

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AASHE’s 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

I’m excited to share that AASHE has released the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), a publication that recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 sustainability impact areas and overall by institution type, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The report also highlights innovative and high-impact initiatives from institutions that submitted STARS reports […]

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Lakes-focused conference coming to Burlington (11/11-16)

Please join us in Burlington for the 39th International Symposium of the North American Lake Management Society! Hosted by the New England Chapter of NALMS November 11–15, 2019 Where DoubleTree by Hilton Burlington, Vermont Visit Symposium Website Agenda at a Glance Sunday, November 10 NALMS Board of Directors Meeting Monday, November 11 Lake and Watershed […]

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You are invited to Leahy Environmental Summit Evening Reception and Film Screenings

Thursday, April 4, 6:30 – 9:30 pm ECHO, Leahy Center For Lake Champlain 1 College Street, Burlington RSVP To nbova@echovermont.org Join us for the 2019 Leahy Summit Evening Reception featuring legendary National Geographic explorer, filmmaker, and ocean conservationist, Jon Bowermaster and the winning entries to the Voices for Clean Water Short Films Competition. The evening, in partnership […]

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LCC Winter’s Wane 2019 Enews – Snowkiting, Nordic Skating, Ice Thaw, Great Events & More

Lake Champlain Committee Winter’s Wane 2019 E-news Earlier this month, Lake Champlain completely iced over for the first time since 2015. In this issue of Enews we share some of the magic of winter on the lake with articles on snow kiting, Nordic skating and ice fishing. Read on to learn about how ice thaws, […]

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Coding to help Lake Champlain / Water Quality web application Inbox x

Help Build A New App To Put Lake Champlain Water Information At The Fingertips of Every Burlington Citizen A free application being built by, and for, the Burlington community will let anyone get Lake Champlain water quality information quickly from a phone or other device. Your input is needed to make this app a model […]

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