Outreach

Clean Water Initiative Lecture Series

The Department of Environmental Conservation hosts a monthly  lecture series on a variety of clean water-related topics, September through June. Lectures are free and open to the public, both in person and online via webinar.  All presentations, unless otherwise noted, are 11:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Winooski Room at the Department of Environmental Conservation, 1 National Life Drive, Main 2, Montpelier. If you are planning to attend in person, please RSVP to anr.cleanwatervt@vermont.gov.  Click on the links below to attend remotely via Skype for Business or watch past lectures on YouTube.

Lecture Live-Stream (via Skype for Business)
Watch Past Lectures (via YouTube)

2017-2018 Clean Water Initiative Lecture Schedule

  • June 14, 2018: Clean Water Initiative Lecture Series: Proposed Revisions to the Acceptable Management Practices for Maintaining Water Quality on Logging Jobs
    - Speaker: Dave Wilcox, Watershed Forester, Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation
    - Presentation (PDF)
    - Recording (YouTube)
  • May 10, 2018: Wetlands Bioassessment
    - Speakers: Tina Heath and Charlie Hohn, Wetlands Ecologists, Department of Environmental Conservation
    ​- Presentation (PDF)
    Recording (YouTube)
  • April 12, 2018: Addressing Combined Sewer Overflows
    - Speakers: Jessica Bulova, Wastewater Program Manager, and Terisa Thomas, Financial and Loan Programs Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation
    ​- Presentation (PDF)
    Recording (YouTube)
  • March 29, 2018: Lake Champlain Restoration Plan Progress Report
    - Speaker: Kari Dolan, Clean Water Initiative Program Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation
    ​- Presentation (PDF)
    Recording (YouTube)
  • February 8, 2018: Municipal Roads General Permit
    - Speaker: Jim Ryan, Municipal Roads Program Coordinator, Department of Environmental Conservation
    ​- Presentation (PDF)
    Recording (YouTube)
  • January 18, 2018: Clean Water Investment Report 
    - Speaker: Emily Bird, Nonpoint Source Coordinator, Department of Environmental Conservation
    Presentation (PDF)
    Recording (YouTube)
  • December 14, 2017: Vermont’s Required Agricultural Practices: The first year in review
    Speakers: Nina Gage and Kaitlin Hayes, Agricultural Water Quality Specialists, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
    Presentation (PDF)
    Recording (YouTube)
  • November 9, 2017: Restoring Lake Memphremagog
    - Speaker: Ben Copans, Basin Planner, Department of Environmental Conservation
    - Presentation (PDF)
    - Recording (YouTube)
  • October 12, 2017: Stormwater Rule and General Permits Update
    - Speaker: Padraic Monks, Stormwater Program Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation
    Presentation (PDF)
    Recording (YouTube)
  • September 14, 2017: Clean Water Fund Budget Process and Draft Fiscal Year 2019 Budget
    - Speaker: Kari Dolan, Clean Water Initiative Program Manager, Department of Environmental Conservation