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Evolving Regulations and Emerging Contaminants

This conference, hosted by the Vermont Environmental Consortium, the Department of Conservation, and Vermont Technical College,  will cover new and proposed regulations related to groundwater, contaminated and Brownfield properties, hazardous waste, as well as an update on Vermont’s testing and regulation of emerging contaminants such as PFOA. It will be led by a combination of VT DEC regulators and industry professionals, and geared toward environmental consultants, attorneys, developers, real estate professionals, and the regulatory community.  Visit the conference web site for more information.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 8:00am

An Update on Regional Conservation Partnership Programs in Vermont

You are invited to join the Vermont Clean Water Initiative for the 2016-2017 Act 64 Brown Bag Lecture Series. 
On Thursday June 8th from 11am-Noon in the Winooski Room at the Department of Environmental Conservation to hear from  Alli Compagna of the Clean Water Initiative Program, provide an "Update on the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) in Vermont." 

If you would like to attend remotely you can watch the presentation using the Skype for Business link.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Public Access Greeter Program Training

North Country Career Center, 209 Veterans Ave, Newport

If you are a new greeter, a program coordinator, or would just like to brush up on the latest information regarding aquatic invasive species, join our Greeter training to learn about:

•Aquatic invasive species biology, threats to Vermont, the importance of spread prevention
•Hands-on aquatic invasive species identification
•Access area rules and regulations, baitfish regulations, invasive species laws
•Invasive species messaging; tips on interacting with the public
•Watercraft inspection and decontamination training

Free Greeter Program Tools

Greeter Program Training Manual, sandwich board “Greeter on Duty” signs, t-shirts, and educational handouts are free to any Vermont Greeter Program.

Pre-registration Required!

Contact Josh Mulhollem at to request a register.

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm