2021 CVNHP International Summit
September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership’s 2021 International Summit at the Hotel Saranac has been postponed until September 18-19, 2022. Instead, we will host virtual “Knowledge Cafés” on Monday, September 20 AND Monday, October 18. These online meetings will include a keynote speaker and break-out sessions that allow partners to build stronger networks and help us better utilize the CVNHP Interpretive Themes for the next two years.
2023: The Interconnected Waterways of the Lake Champlain Basin
In 2023, the CVNHP will celebrate the bicentennial of the opening of the Champlain Canal and highlight the interconnected waterways of the national heritage area. Please join us for a keynote presentation: “Interconnected Waterways of the Lake Champlain Basin” by Karrie Thomas, Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail; Knowledge Café breakout discussions on how we can collaborate to celebrate our waterways, and what educational and interpretive materials are needed for 2023; and a workshop on how to develop preproposals for CVNHP 2023 Implementation Grants. An agenda is attached. A link to the CVNHP Request for Preproposals is available for review.
2022: The 50thAnniversary of the Clean Water Act
We hope you can join us for opening remarks on the 1972 Clean Water Act by Chris Korleski, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes National Program Office; a keynote presentation by Paul Smith’s College Professor Brendan Wiltse, PhD.: “The Clean Water Act: Progress and Challenges in the Lake Champlain Basin;” breakout discussions on how we can collaborate on its 50th anniversary, what educational and interpretive materials are needed, and marketing the 50th An agenda is attached.