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Vermont Invasives Patrollers Workshop and Paddle - Colchester

Please join Vermont Lakes & Ponds Program staff at one of five free workshops offered to train Vermont Invasive Patrollers (VIP) to monitor lakes and ponds for invasive species, survey healthy native plant populations, and reduce the threat for invasive species introductions.  All training sessions involve an introductory overview and a paddle on the water.

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Location:
VIP Workshop – Burnham Memorial Library, Colchester
VIP Paddle – Colchester Pond, Colchester

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Vermont Invasives Patrollers Paddle - Derby

Please join Vermont Lakes & Ponds Program staff at one of five free workshops offered to train Vermont Invasive Patrollers (VIP) to monitor lakes and ponds for invasive species, survey healthy native plant populations, and reduce the threat for invasive species introductions.  All training sessions involve an introductory overview and a paddle on the water. 

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Location:
VIP Paddle – Salem Lake, Derby

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Breakfast on the Farm at Kayhart Brothers Dairy

Host:  Kayhart Brothers Dairy Farm

Location:  7429 Rt. 17W, West Addison VT, 05491

Event Description:  Come to Vermont Breakfast on the Farm hosted by Kayhart Brothers Dairy Farm to enjoy a free breakfast and learn how Vermont’s agricultural community works together to produce safe, delicious, wholesome food. This family-friendly event allows kids and adults alike to meet the farmers and the cows who make local dairy possible in Vermont! For more information, visit www.vermontbreakfastonthefarm.com.

Pre-registration required: Yes

Cost: FREE

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 8:00am to 1:00pm

Lake Iroquois Association Garden Tour, Plant Sale, and Picnic

Host:  Lake Iroquois Association

Location:  Pine Shore Drive, Hinesburg VT, 05461

Event Description:  

3-5 PM “Garden Stroll down Pineshore Drive”.  Lauren Jenness, from the Vermont Dept. of Environmental Conservation, will lead a tour of several properties that are Vermont Lake-friendly.  LIA’s own Shannon Kelly will discuss the Ecosystem Restoration Project. Meet us to start the tour at 3 PM at the turn on Pine Shore Road. (See red dot on map inside.)

Look for “LIA Garden Tour” signs by road and by shore.  5-7 PM Picnic- 129 Wood Run - (See green dot on map inside.)

Look for “LIA Garden Tour” signs by road and by shore.  Picnic Food - Beer, wine, water, lemonade, hot dogs, hamburgers,veggie burgers, and cake. Feel free to bring sides and salads.  They are welcome but not necessary.  Rodney Putnam, singer and guitarist, will be our special entertainment at the picnic

Plant Sale - Preorder native plants to pick up at the picnic and save 10% or select plants at the picnic for purchase.  Chris Conant will donate 25% of the proceeds to the LIA. (Order form inside.)

Corrinna Panapay, District Manager, Winooski Natural Resources Conservation District, will discuss the shore erosion projects taking place on Lake Iroquois and grant opportunities or lake residents for projects on their shorelines.

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: FREE to attend

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Come visit our hot water boat wash

Host:  Shadow Lake Association

Location:  Boat launch at Shadow Lake, Glover VT, 05839

Event Description:  Demo and explanation of our hot water Boat wash

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm

Congregations and Clean Water

Host:  Ascension Lutheran Church 

Sponsors: Vermont Clean Water NetworkVermont Interfaith Power and Light

Location:  95 Allen Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403

Event Description:  Congregations and Clean Water: Presentation of a new Watershed Discipleship Manual  and discussion of steps faith communities can take to learn about and advocate for clean water.

Pre-registration required: Pre-registration is not required, but is appreciated (church contact info: 862-8866 or email church.office@alcvt.org)

Cost: FREE

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Come visit our hot water boat wash

Host:  Shadow Lake Association

Location:  Boat launch at Shadow Lake, Glover VT, 05839

Event Description:  Demo and explanation of our hot water Boat wash

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm

Come visit our hot water boat wash

Host:  Shadow Lake Association

Location:  Boat launch at Shadow Lake, Glover VT, 05839

Event Description:  Demo and explanation of our hot water Boat wash

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm

Come visit our hot water boat wash

Host:  Shadow Lake Association

Location:  Boat launch at Shadow Lake, Glover VT, 05839

Event Description:  Demo and explanation of our hot water Boat wash

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 6:00am to 6:00pm

Lake Champlain Live - Public Trip on Lake Champlain Aboard the R/V Melosira

Host:  Lake Champlain Sea Grant

Location:  3 College St., Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Lab, Burlington VT, 05401

Event Description:  Lake Champlain Live will provide participants with an opportunity to learn about and try their hands as limnologists (i.e., those who study inland waters). Following an interactive introduction to the geology and formation of the Lake Champlain Basin and the lake, participants will learn about biological, chemical and physical measurements limnologists make to improve our understanding of the lake, its watershed, and our impacts on them.

Pre-registration required: Yes

Cost: $25

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:45pm

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