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Clean Water Board Meeting

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm in the Dewey Conference Room (R206), Dewey Building, National Life Complex, Montpelier

The Clean Water Board will meet on September 25, 2018 to provide orientation for newly appointed Board members and to begin discussions to draft the State Fiscal Year 2020 Clean Water Fund budget. This meeting is open to the public. Please RSVP by emailing Emily Bird. Visit the Clean Water Fund Budget Process webpage for more information. 

Directions: The Dewey Building is located at the National Life Complex in the far corner of the parking lot opposite the Main and Davis buildings. The Dewey Conference Room is the located behind the restrooms to the left when you enter the building.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm

Vermont Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting and State of the Lake Report Presentation

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee (VTCAC) for Lake Champlain's Future will meet on Thursday, September 27th, 6:00 - 8:30 pm in the Town Hall Audatorium at West Rutland Town Office. Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) staff will present the State of the Lake Report.

Location: 35 Marble Street, West Rutland, VT 05777

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Vermont Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting and State of the Lake Report Presentation

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee (VTCAC) for Lake Champlain's Future will meet on Monday, October 1st, 6:00 - 8:30 pm in the Big Ed Classroom (Second Floor) at the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center. Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) staff will present the State of the Lake Report.

Location: 505 Lake Street, Burlington, VT 05401

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Vermont Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting and State of the Lake Report Presentation

The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee (VTCAC) for Lake Champlain's Future will meet on Wednesday, October 3rd, 6:00 - 8:30 pm in The Bliss Room at Saint Albans Museum. Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) staff will present the State of the Lake Report.

Location: 9 Church Street, St. Albans, VT 05478

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Training - Castleton

A Course for Landscapers, Contractors, and Site Workers

Course Date and Location: Monday, November 5, 2018 at Castleton University in Castleton, VT

Course Content:
This Certification Course covers shoreland Best Management Practices, including techniques for erosion control, stormwater management, bioengineering and wildlife habitat protection.  Lakeshore owners often rely on professional contractors, landscapers, engineers or other site workers to advice and help them manage their property.  The NSECC course teaches contractors both the science for using BMPs and the science of how they work to protect the lake while remaining attractive and appealing to homeowners.  All workers certified through this six hour training course will be listed on the Agency of Natural Resources web site and the list will be shared with lakeshore property owners.  Those certified through this course will also be given preference for grants and contracts awarded through the new Vermont Clean Water Initiative, and are eligible for professional development credits, including four non-soil credits for Licensed Designers.

Other November 2018 Training Dates and Locations: (All sessions run from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Attend only one session.  All sessions cover the same material.)

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Monday, November 5, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Training - Essex Junction

A Course for Landscapers, Contractors, and Site Workers

Course Date and Location: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the Lake Champlain Sea Grant and UVM Extension in Essex Junction, VT

Course Content:
This Certification Course covers shoreland Best Management Practices, including techniques for erosion control, stormwater management, bioengineering and wildlife habitat protection.  Lakeshore owners often rely on professional contractors, landscapers, engineers or other site workers to advice and help them manage their property.  The NSECC course teaches contractors both the science for using BMPs and the science of how they work to protect the lake while remaining attractive and appealing to homeowners.  All workers certified through this six hour training course will be listed on the Agency of Natural Resources web site and the list will be shared with lakeshore property owners.  Those certified through this course will also be given preference for grants and contracts awarded through the new Vermont Clean Water Initiative, and are eligible for professional development credits, including four non-soil credits for Licensed Designers.

Other November 2018 Training Dates and Locations: (All sessions run from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Attend only one session.  All sessions cover the same material.)

Documents:

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Training - Montpelier

A Course for Landscapers, Contractors, and Site Workers

Course Date and Location: Friday, November 9, 2018 at Assoiated General Contractors of Vermont in Montpelier, VT

Course Content:
This Certification Course covers shoreland Best Management Practices, including techniques for erosion control, stormwater management, bioengineering and wildlife habitat protection.  Lakeshore owners often rely on professional contractors, landscapers, engineers or other site workers to advice and help them manage their property.  The NSECC course teaches contractors both the science for using BMPs and the science of how they work to protect the lake while remaining attractive and appealing to homeowners.  All workers certified through this six hour training course will be listed on the Agency of Natural Resources web site and the list will be shared with lakeshore property owners.  Those certified through this course will also be given preference for grants and contracts awarded through the new Vermont Clean Water Initiative, and are eligible for professional development credits, including four non-soil credits for Licensed Designers.

Other November 2018 Training Dates and Locations: (All sessions run from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Attend only one session.  All sessions cover the same material.)

Documents:

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm