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Sunset Aquadventure

Host:  Vermont State Parks, Little River State Park

Location:  3444 Little River Rd, Waterbury, Vermont 05676

  • Meet at 6:30pm at Contact Station

Event Description:   Explore Waterbury Reservoir in search of crepuscular wildlife and spectacular Vermont views. See how the “CC Boys” built Waterbury Dam by hand and saved the lower Winooski Valley.. *Registration required, space is limited, 1st come/1st served. *Meets at 6:30pm at Contact Station to check in and get life vests & paddles. 2hrs

Pre-registration required:  Yes, space is limited, 1st come/1st served

Cost:  Free (event is free, park admission fee required)

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Open House Airport Parkway Wastewater Facility

Host: Airport Parkway Wastewater Facility

Location: 1015 Airport Parkway, South Burlington, VT 05403

Event Description: Tours of the South Burlington Wastewater Facility will be offered between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 2:00pm

Wetlands Discovery

Host:   Lake Champlain Basin Program

Location:  Gordon Center House, 54 W Shore Rd, Grand Isle, VT, 05458
Questions? email Colleen Hickey 

Event Description:  Join Colleen Hickey, Education & Outreach Coordinator and Ellen Kujawa, Technical Associate for educational program on wetlands!

Pre-registration required:  No

Cost:   Free

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Lake Champlain Bridge Quest Guided Tour

Host:   Lake Champlain Basin Program

Location:  Chimney Point Historic Site, 8149, Vermont Rte 17 W, Addision, VT, 05491
Questions? email Jim Brangan 

Event Description:  Join Jim Brangan, Assistant Director of Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership for a special tour and quest of the Lake Champlain Heritage Area.

Pre-registration required:  No

Cost:   Free

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Village of Essex Junction Wastewater Treatment Facility Open House and Tour

Host: Essex Junction Wastewater Treatment Facility

Location: 39 Cascade Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452-3685

Event Description: Join municipal staff for an Open House and Tour of our recently refurbished 3.3 million gallon/day advanced treatment facility. Among other things, you will learn how the facility is working to improve the water quality of Lake Champlain, and how we use wastewater by-products to reduce our dependence on heat and electricity for the facility.

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Soil Health for Profitability and Resilience

Host: Orleans County Natural Resource Conservation District

Location: Farimont Dairy, 783 South Albany Road, Craftsbury, VT

Event Description: Drawing on local knowledge and Natural Resource Conservation Service soil health evaluation tools, this field day will provide local farmers, landowners, and service providers information on soil health with a focus on soil organic matter and its effects on climate resiliency, profitability, and water quality.

Pre-registration required: Yes

Cost: Free

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

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