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  

Clean Water Lecture:Stormwater Update: What You Need to Know About the New 3-Acre General Permit

Spring 2019 Clean Water Lectures series -  Thursday, May 9 | Stormwater Update: What You Need to Know About the New 3-Acre General Permit

Padraic Monks with DEC’s Stormwater Program will offer details about this upcoming permit, which will require sites with three or more acres of paved surfaces that lack a stormwater permit to treat their stormwater runoff. This lecture will be in the Winooski Room (M240) at the National Life Building in Montpelier from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. 

Turkey Hunting Seminar

 

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting three free turkey hunting seminars this spring – one on Saturday, April 6 at the Barre Fish and Game Club, one on Sunday, April 7 at the Hartland Fire Department, and a third one on Thursday, April 18, at the Vermont Fish and Wildlife office in Essex.  The seminars in Barre and Hartland will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The Essex seminar will be 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Turkey Hunting Seminar

 

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting three free turkey hunting seminars this spring – one on Saturday, April 6 at the Barre Fish and Game Club, one on Sunday, April 7 at the Hartland Fire Department, and a third one on Thursday, April 18, at the Vermont Fish and Wildlife office in Essex.  All three seminars will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

A shotgun patterning clinic will be held at the Barre seminar.  Participants should bring their own shotgun and ammunition and keep them secured in their vehicles until instructed to bring them to the 

Introduction to Fly Tying

Introduction to Fly Tying, Mondays, March 11, 18, 25, and April 1, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Learn the basics of tying flies for fly fishing in this fun, hands-on series and walk away with some beautiful new flies. Participants will learn terminology, tools and basic fly patterns.

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