Educational Events

2019 Lakes and Ponds Seminar



Join the Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds (FOVLAP) and the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on the shores of Lake Morey next month to celebrate Vermont’s lakes and ponds and meet other lake enthusiasts. The all-day seminar will be Friday, June 7, 2019, at the Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee. The public is encouraged to attend.

This year’s theme focuses on how scientists translate research into tangible actions individuals and communities can take to sustain healthy lakes and ponds.

Learn about Citizen Science in Vermont at Dead Creek on April 11


March 26, 2019

ADDISON, Vt. – Vermonters are invited to learn about how citizen science is employed to help with wildlife conservation in Vermont on Thursday, April 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dead Creek Wildlife Management Area Conference Room in Addison, Vermont. This ‘Citizen Science 101’ presentation is free and open to the public and is limited to the first 50 people who register via email. 

Public meeting: Turner Hill Wildlife Management Area

ATHENS, Vt. – The Vermont departments of Fish & Wildlife, and Forests, Parks, & Recreation are holding a public meeting to discuss future management and use of Turner Hill Wildlife Management Area located in the towns of Athens and Grafton, Vermont. 

The public meeting is on Thursday, April 18 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. It will be held at the Athens School on Brookline Road in Athens, Vermont.

Clean Water Lecture: Lake Score Cards Highlight Restoration Progress and Protection Needs

Spring 2019 Clean Water Lectures series -  Thursday, June 13 | Lake Score Cards Highlight Restoration Progress and Protection Needs 

Hear from DEC Lakes and Ponds Program Environmental Scientist Leslie Matthews as she reviews the lake score card, a user-friendly interface developed by the Vermont Lakes and Ponds Management and Protection Program (VLPP). Leslie will also share available data on the overall health of Vermont’s lakes. This lecture will be in the Winooski Room (M240) at the National Life Building in Montpelier from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm  


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Julie Moore
Agency Secretary

Peter Walke
Deputy Secretary

1 National Life Drive
Davis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3901

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