Clean Water Week

Experience Clean Water Week at ECHO

Host:  ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

Location:  1 College St, Burlington, VT 05401

Event Description:  

Animal Demonstrations: Brook trout habitat restoration
Animal demonstrations at 10:30 AM each day that feature a presentation by a field biologist on their work related to a specific species.

Stream Table:
Learn how water moves from mountain summits to lake shores by shaping the landscape on our stream table.

Lake Champlain Basin Program Resource Room:
Learn how our land use decisions have an impact on water by trying the Resource Room’s watershed model.

ECHO’s Gift Shop will feature water test kits so you can test the water around your home.
Learn how water moves from mountain summits to lake shores by shaping the landscape on our stream table.

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Cost of admission

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Experience Clean Water Week at ECHO

Host:  ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

Location:  1 College St, Burlington, VT 05401

Event Description:  

Animal Demonstrations: Wood turtles and clean water.
Animal demonstrations at 10:30 AM each day that feature a presentation by a field biologist on their work related to a specific species.

Stream Table:
Learn how water moves from mountain summits to lake shores by shaping the landscape on our stream table.

Lake Champlain Basin Program Resource Room:
Learn how our land use decisions have an impact on water by trying the Resource Room’s watershed model.

ECHO’s Gift Shop will feature water test kits so you can test the water around your home.
Learn how water moves from mountain summits to lake shores by shaping the landscape on our stream table.

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Cost of admission

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Water Quality Sleuthing

Host:  Watershed Consulting Associates

Location:  Oakledge Park/ Beach, Burlington VT, 05406

Facebook Events Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/276874922902759/

Event Description:  Curious about what's in your water?  Join environmental scientists with Watershed Consulting for a demo of field methods for identifying pollution sources through illicit discharge detection and elimination protocols.  Try out cool equipment to measure pollutant concentrations in the water - in real time!

Pre-registration required: Yes

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Guided Gorge Hike: Water Edition

Host:  Quechee State Park  

Location:  5800 Woodstock Rd, Hartford, VT 05047

Event Description:  Focused on Dewey Mills and Hartland Dam history and Green Mountain Power Hydroelectric. Meet at Visitor Center.

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free with park entry fee or pass

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Guided Gorge Hike: Water Edition

Host:  Quechee State Park  

Location:  5800 Woodstock Rd, Hartford, VT 05047

Event Description:  Focused on Dewey Mills and Hartland Dam history and Green Mountain Power Hydroelectric. Meet at Visitor Center.

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free with park entry fee or pass

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Water is power!

Host:  Quechee State Park  

Location:  5800 Woodstock Rd, Hartford, VT 05047

Event Description:  Learn about water turbines and dams. Sculpt the earth by building your own dam or make a recycled water craft! Location: Rec. Field.

Pre-registration required: No

Cost: Free with park entry fee or pass

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am

Congregations and Clean Water

Host:  Ascension Lutheran Church 

Sponsors: Vermont Clean Water NetworkVermont Interfaith Power and Light

Location:  95 Allen Rd, South Burlington, VT 05403

Event Description:  Congregations and Clean Water: Presentation of a new Watershed Discipleship Manual  and discussion of steps faith communities can take to learn about and advocate for clean water.

Pre-registration required: Pre-registration is not required, but is appreciated (church contact info: 862-8866 or email church.office@alcvt.org)

Cost: FREE

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Governor's Clean Water Week Kickoff at Buck Lake

Hosts: Governor Phil Scott and the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

Location: Green Mountain Conservation Camp at Buck Lake, 1081 Buck Lake Rd, Woodbury, VT 05681

Event Description: Join Governor Phil Scott and the Agency of Natural Resources to kick off Clean Water Week at Buck Lake!

Pre-registration required: No, but RSVPs are requested. Email anr.cleanwatervt@vermont.gov.

Cost: FREE

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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