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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

Open House

Host:  The Village of Essex Junction

Location:  39 Cascade Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452

Event Description:  Open hours and Water Resource Recovery Tours

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: FREE

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 9:30am to 1:00pm

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

No Till Drill Workshop

Host:  Connecticut River Watershed Farmers Alliance and White River Natural Resources Conservation District

Location:  145B Birch Meadow Road, Fairlee VT, 05045

Event Description:  The CRWFA and White River NRCD will be holding a No Till Drill workshop. Both organization's drills will be there for demonstration. If you're interested in learning more about pasture renovation, cover cropping, and no till management, please join us. This workshop is mandatory if you plan on renting either piece of equipment in the next couple of years.

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

FNLC, UVM Ext, and FWA Summer Farm Meeting

Host:  Friends of Northern Lake Champlain, University of Vermont Extension, and Farmer's Watershed Alliance

Location:  4826 Hanna Rd, Franklin VT, 05457

Event Description:  The annual summer farm meeting and field day hosted by Tim Magnant at the Bridgeman View Farm in Franklin, VT.  FNLC, UVM Extension, FWA and AgriLab Tech are providing new information about improved agricultural field techniques to reduce non-point phosphorus run off into the state's water ways.  

FNLC and AgriLab Tech will present the Bouchard Farm Two-Tier Farm Stream/Ditch.

UVM Extension staff will present innovative agriculture techniques and equipment designed to fully infiltrate manure, do a field tour to demo Tim Magnant's successful crop rotation, counter slope plowed rows, minimal tillage, manure injection, grassed waterways, and riparian buffer management. 

Hick's Equipment Company, New Hampshire will demo a new manure injector designed to be used on hay meadows and pasture land.  State and Federal agency personnel will be on had to familiarize farms with current and new financial resources to help them with their water quality improvement projects and equipment purchases.

Pre-registration required: Yes

Cost: Free

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:30pm

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.)

Documents:

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

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