Lakes and Ponds

VIP Workshop & Paddle - Derby

Please join Vermont Lakes & Ponds Program staff at one of three free workshops offered to train Vermont Invasive Patrollers (VIP) to monitor lakes and ponds for invasive species, survey healthy native plant populations, and reduce the threat for invasive species introductions.  All training sessions involve an introductory overview and a paddle on the water.

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Saturday, July 27, 2019      10:00 am  -  2:00 pm
VIP Workshop & Paddle – Lake Salem Beach House
480 4-H Road, Salem Lake, Derby VT 05829
* Hosted by the Salem Lakes Association

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

VIP Workshop & Paddle - Plymouth

Please join Vermont Lakes & Ponds Program staff at one of three free workshops offered to train Vermont Invasive Patrollers (VIP) to monitor lakes and ponds for invasive species, survey healthy native plant populations, and reduce the threat for invasive species introductions.  All training sessions involve an introductory overview and a paddle on the water.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019    10:00 am  -  2:00 pm
VIP Workshop & Paddle – Farm & Wilderness Camp
401 Farm & Wilderness Road, Plymouth VT 05056
* Hosted by Ninevah Foundation

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

VIP Workshop & Paddle - ANR Annex & Berlin Pond

Please join Vermont Lakes & Ponds Program staff at one of three free workshops offered to train Vermont Invasive Patrollers (VIP) to monitor lakes and ponds for invasive species, survey healthy native plant populations, and reduce the threat for invasive species introductions.  All training sessions involve an introductory overview and a paddle on the water.

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Saturday, July 13, 2019  10:00 am  -  2:00 pm
VIP Workshop (10:00 am – 12:30 pm) – ANR Annex Building 
190 Junction Road, Montpelier VT 05620
VIP Paddle (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm) – Berlin Pond
215 Crosstown Road, Berlin VT 05602

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

2019 Public Access Greeter Training - Newport

Please join Vermont Lakes Program staff at one of five free workshops offered to train Public Access Greeters in educating lake visitors about invasive species, providing watercraft inspections and STOPPING invasive species introductions.  All training sessions satisfy the requirements necessary for operation as an approved aquatic nuisance inspection station as defined in Vermont statute 10 V.S.A § 1454(c).

Workshop Topics

  • Aquatic invasive species biology, threats to Vermont, the importance of spread prevention
  • Access area rules and regulations, invasive species laws
  • Invasive species messaging, tips on interacting with the public
  • Inspection and data collection training

Workshop Dates:

  • Friday, May 17, 2019 | 3 PM - 6 PM
    Memorial Hall, 14 W Main Street, Wilmington
    * Hosted by the Lake Raponda Association
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Castleton Community Center, 2018 Main Street, Castleton
    * Hosted by the Lake Bomoseen Association
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Westmore Community Church's Fellowship Hall 27 Hintion Hill Rd, Westmore
    *Hosted by the Westmore Association
  • Friday, May 24, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    National Life Storage Annex, 190 Junction Road, Berlin
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019| 9 AM - 12 PM
    Gateway Center, 84 Fyfe Dr, Newport
    * Hosted by the Memphremagog Watershed Association
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

2019 Public Access Greeter Training - Berlin

Please join Vermont Lakes Program staff at one of five free workshops offered to train Public Access Greeters in educating lake visitors about invasive species, providing watercraft inspections and STOPPING invasive species introductions.  All training sessions satisfy the requirements necessary for operation as an approved aquatic nuisance inspection station as defined in Vermont statute 10 V.S.A § 1454(c).

Workshop Topics

  • Aquatic invasive species biology, threats to Vermont, the importance of spread prevention
  • Access area rules and regulations, invasive species laws
  • Invasive species messaging, tips on interacting with the public
  • Inspection and data collection training

Workshop Dates:

  • Friday, May 17, 2019 | 3 PM - 6 PM
    Memorial Hall, 14 W Main Street, Wilmington
    * Hosted by the Lake Raponda Association
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Castleton Community Center, 2018 Main Street, Castleton
    * Hosted by the Lake Bomoseen Association
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Westmore Community Church's Fellowship Hall 27 Hintion Hill Rd, Westmore
    *Hosted by the Westmore Association
  • Friday, May 24, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    National Life Storage Annex, 190 Junction Road, Berlin
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019| 9 AM - 12 PM
    Gateway Center, 84 Fyfe Dr, Newport
    * Hosted by the Memphremagog Watershed Association
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

2019 Public Access Greeter Training - Westmore

Please join Vermont Lakes Program staff at one of five free workshops offered to train Public Access Greeters in educating lake visitors about invasive species, providing watercraft inspections and STOPPING invasive species introductions.  All training sessions satisfy the requirements necessary for operation as an approved aquatic nuisance inspection station as defined in Vermont statute 10 V.S.A § 1454(c).

Workshop Topics

  • Aquatic invasive species biology, threats to Vermont, the importance of spread prevention
  • Access area rules and regulations, invasive species laws
  • Invasive species messaging, tips on interacting with the public
  • Inspection and data collection training

Workshop Dates:

  • Friday, May 17, 2019 | 3 PM - 6 PM
    Memorial Hall, 14 W Main Street, Wilmington
    * Hosted by the Lake Raponda Association
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Castleton Community Center, 2018 Main Street, Castleton
    * Hosted by the Lake Bomoseen Association
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Westmore Community Church's Fellowship Hall 27 Hintion Hill Rd, Westmore
    *Hosted by the Westmore Association
  • Friday, May 24, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    National Life Storage Annex, 190 Junction Road, Berlin
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019| 9 AM - 12 PM
    Gateway Center, 84 Fyfe Dr, Newport
    * Hosted by the Memphremagog Watershed Association
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

2019 Public Access Greeter Training - Castleton

Please join Vermont Lakes Program staff at one of five free workshops offered to train Public Access Greeters in educating lake visitors about invasive species, providing watercraft inspections and STOPPING invasive species introductions.  All training sessions satisfy the requirements necessary for operation as an approved aquatic nuisance inspection station as defined in Vermont statute 10 V.S.A § 1454(c).

Workshop Topics

  • Aquatic invasive species biology, threats to Vermont, the importance of spread prevention
  • Access area rules and regulations, invasive species laws
  • Invasive species messaging, tips on interacting with the public
  • Inspection and data collection training

Workshop Dates:

  • Friday, May 17, 2019 | 3 PM - 6 PM
    Memorial Hall, 14 W Main Street, Wilmington
    * Hosted by the Lake Raponda Association
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Castleton Community Center, 2018 Main Street, Castleton
    * Hosted by the Lake Bomoseen Association
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Westmore Community Church's Fellowship Hall 27 Hintion Hill Rd, Westmore
    *Hosted by the Westmore Association
  • Friday, May 24, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    National Life Storage Annex, 190 Junction Road, Berlin
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019| 9 AM - 12 PM
    Gateway Center, 84 Fyfe Dr, Newport
    * Hosted by the Memphremagog Watershed Association
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

2019 Public Access Greeter Training - Wilmington

Please join Vermont Lakes Program staff at one of five free workshops offered to train Public Access Greeters in educating lake visitors about invasive species, providing watercraft inspections and STOPPING invasive species introductions.  All training sessions satisfy the requirements necessary for operation as an approved aquatic nuisance inspection station as defined in Vermont statute 10 V.S.A § 1454(c).

Workshop Topics

  • Aquatic invasive species biology, threats to Vermont, the importance of spread prevention
  • Access area rules and regulations, invasive species laws
  • Invasive species messaging, tips on interacting with the public
  • Inspection and data collection training

Workshop Dates:

  • Friday, May 17, 2019 | 3 PM - 6 PM
    Memorial Hall, 14 W Main Street, Wilmington
    * Hosted by the Lake Raponda Association
  • Saturday, May 18, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Castleton Community Center, 2018 Main Street, Castleton
    * Hosted by the Lake Bomoseen Association
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    Westmore Community Church's Fellowship Hall 27 Hintion Hill Rd, Westmore
    *Hosted by the Westmore Association
  • Friday, May 24, 2019 | 9 AM - 12 PM
    National Life Storage Annex, 190 Junction Road, Berlin
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019| 9 AM - 12 PM
    Gateway Center, 84 Fyfe Dr, Newport
    * Hosted by the Memphremagog Watershed Association
Friday, May 17, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Project WET Educator Workshop

May 29, 2019  8:30 AM
St. Albans Museum
9 Church Street, St. Albans
Registration is online: https://form.jotform.com/91205159900149
Cost: $30

Project WET develops education curriculum for teachers to reach children with experiential, science-based water resource education.  Come learn about Project WET and participate in a demonstration of several activities!  Attendees will leave with the Projet WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0.  Please bring payment to the workshop!

Contact Laura Dlugolecki (laura.dlugolecki@vermont.gov) or Lindsay Miller (lindsay.miller@vermont.gov) with any questions and visit www.projectwet.org to read more about Project WET.

Click here to view or download a flyer for this event.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 8:30am

Vermont Lake Seminar - 2019

Description:

Hosted by the Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds and the Vermont DEC Lakes and Ponds Program.  This seminar will feature discussions of shoreland management and protection, aquatic invasive species (AIS) management, nutrient management through lake protection plans, and the effect of atmospheric pollution (carbon dioxide, acid rain, phosphorus, and mercury) on lakes.

Where:

Lake Morey Resort
82 Clubhouse Road, Fairlee, VT 05045

Additional Info:

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

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