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Removing Water Chestnut - Getting it Done

What do an ECO AmeriCorps member, a retired Water Resources manager, a Fayston home schooler and his dad, a UVM Rubenstein intern, a Lake Champlain Lake Steward… 362 more words


Appreciating the Natural: Prevention vs. Remedy

Vermont’s lakes and ponds are characterized by a plethora of biota. While boating on the south end of Lake Champlain (heading toward lock 12), my colleagues and I are greeted at the Lake’s Narrows by a juvenile bald eagle standing guard atop a white cedar. 431 more words


Felt-soled Wading Boots Allowed in Vermont after Five-year Ban

In the mid-2000s, a brown, slimy organism began showing up in some of Vermont’s high-quality trout streams. First in the Batten Kill River in 2006, and later in the White River and Mad River, among others. 383 more words


Aquatic Invasive Species-Interested Volunteers Consider Early Detection Commitment

Volunteers from Echo Lake, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Carmi, Waterbury Reservoir, Lake Champlain, Lake Willoughby and Seymour Lake gathered last Friday afternoon to learn about aquatic invasive species… 254 more words


Public Access Greeter Program Fighting Invasive Species One Boat at a Time

With the unofficial start of summer last weekend, people are getting outside to enjoy the sunshine and warmth that Vermont has to offer. When it’s hot like it was for Memorial Day, what better way to cool off than jumping into the lake or meandering in a kayak down the river. 217 more words


Learn to Identify Aquatic Invasive Species

Join us at a workshop offered on June 24, 2016 through the Vermont Invasive Patrollers (VIP).  VIP workshops cover such fundamentals as the difference between native, exotic, nuisance and invasive species; how invasive species are introduced and established; how to differentiate native aquatic plants and animals from their invasive lookalikes (plants will be emphasized); and how to conduct surveys for… 96 more words