Lakes and Ponds

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 Josh.Mulhollem@Vermont.gov to request a register.

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

Public Access Greeter Program Training

Castleton Community Center, 2108 Main St, Castleton
* Hosted by the Lake Bomoseen Association

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 Josh.Mulhollem@Vermont.gov to request a register.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Public Access Greeter Program Training

Westmore Community Church, 27 Hinton Hill Rd, Westmore
* Hosted by the Westmore Association

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 Josh.Mulhollem@Vermont.gov to request a register.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Public Access Greeter Training

ANR Storage Annex, 100 Junction Rd, Berlin

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 Josh.Mulhollem@Vermont.gov to request a register.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Public Access Greeter Training

Bois Residence, 23 Stearns Ave, Wilmington
* Hosted by the Lake Raponda Association

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 Josh.Mulhollem@Vermont.gov to request a register.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Training - Montpelier

A Course for Landscapers, Contractors, and Site Workers

Course Date and Location: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Assoiated General Contractors of Vermont in Montpelier, VT

At this time all NSECC training events are full and we are no longer accepting registrations.

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 2016 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.)

  • Monday, November 7, 2016 at Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District in Rutland, VT
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury, VT
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 at  Lake Champlain Sea Grant at UVM in Essex Junction, VT

Documents:

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Training - Essex Junction

A Course for Landscapers, Contractors, and Site Workers

*The Essex Junction training has filled to capacity

Course Date and Location: Monday, November 14, 2016 at Lake Champlain Sea Grant at UVM in Essex Junction, VT (filled to capacity)

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 2016 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.)

  • ​Monday, November 7, 2016 at Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District in Rutland, VT
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury, VT
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Assoiated General Contractors of Vermont in Montpelier, VT

Documents:

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Training - St. Johnsbury

A Coursefor Landscapers, Contractors, and Site Workers

Course Date and Location: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury, VT

At this time all NSECC training events are full and we are no longer accepting registrations.

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 2016 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.)

  • Monday, November 7, 2016 at Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District in Rutland, VT
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 at  Lake Champlain Sea Grant at UVM in Essex Junction, VT
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Assoiated General Contractors of Vermont in Montpelier, VT

Documents:

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Training - Rutland

A Course for Landscapers, Contractors, and Site Workers

Course Date and Location: Monday, November 7, 2016 at Rutland Natural Resources Conservation District in Rutland, 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 2016 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.)

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at the Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury, VT
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 at  Lake Champlain Sea Grant at UVM in Essex Junction, VT
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Assoiated General Contractors of Vermont in Montpelier, VT

Documents:

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Public Access Greeter Training

Upper Valley Ambulance / Fairlee Fire Station, 5445 E. Lake Morey Rd, Fairlee
* Hosted by the Lake Morey Protective Association

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 Josh.Mulhollem@vermont.gov to request a registration form or with questions.

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

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