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November 2018

15th FNLC Annual Meeting

November 14, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Swanton Village Municipal Center, 120 First Street
Swanton, VT 05488
Free

Join Friends of Northern Lake Champlain for a review of the past year's accomplishments! Updates from Emily Boedecker, DEC Commissioner, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Learn how RAP's are impacting small family farms from Guy Choiniere, local dairy farmer and FNLC Board Director. Alex Lehning from the St Albans Museum will share how 480 third and fourth grade students got an important STEM lesson. Dr. Kent Henderson, FNLC Board Chair, will give a brief overview of FNLC’s annual accomplishments. When: Wednesday, November…

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February 2019

2019 Winter Farmer’s Meeting

February 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Champlain Valley Equipment, 7 Franklin Park West
St Albans, VT 05488
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Join us at our 2019 Winter Farm Meeting on February 12, hosted by the University of Vermont Extension, Friends of Northern Lake Champlain (FNLC), and Farmer’s Watershed Alliance (FWA). We will highlight innovative approaches for climate resiliency and nutrient management, and current resources and projects. MEETING HIGHLIGHTS Farmer’s role in improving climate resiliency and protecting water quality Tile drainage monitoring and results RAP updates and Farm Bill updates Grassland manure injector results from Addison County Roller crimper equipment, projects, and results…

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Guided Snow Shoe Tour

February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Guided snowshoe tour with Franklin County Forester and Nancy Patch will take place on Saturday, February 23rd. The group will start out on Gummerus Road in Berkshire, VT! We'll snowshoe through the winter woods to a stunning view from the Northern Forest Canoe Trail's Doe Camp, which overlooks the majestic Missisquoi River. Bring your own snowshoes (BYOS). This is a free and all ages event, just register to join! We will start the tour at 9:00 am, and plan to…

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2019 No Till & Cover Cropping Symposium

February 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton, 870 Williston Road
Burlington, VT 05403
$75.00

The 2019 No-till & Cover Crop Symposium is PACKED with information that will elevate your methods, improve your practices, and result in better water quality for all. Maximize your return, learn how you can make manure work in a no-till, cover cropped system. The lunch speaker will also help you to identify the business case for conservation agronomy, and why your farm's resiliency should be part of the equation. Speakers will discuss the learning experience that farmers and advisors have…

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March 2019

VTWSR Guided Snowshoe Tour

March 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild & Scenic Committee for a snowshoe tour of the woods along our rivers, led by Orleans County Forester Jared Nunery!  We’ll enjoy exploring the woods and get a “backstage tour” of the Couture’s sugarhouse, as well! Couture’s Maple Shop/B&B 560 VT-100, Westfield, VT. Meet at the sugarhouse – off Sugarhouse Road just south of the Maple shop. 1:00-3:00 PM.

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