Clean Water

The diverse ecosystems, working
landscapes, and vibrant communities
that inspire and sustain us depend on
clean water. Learn about pollution
reduction strategies.

Healthy Habitats
Connect Us All

Lakeshores, stream banks, and wetlands are critical to clean
water and biodiversity. Learn about efforts to improve
habitat connectivity in the Basin ecosystem.

We Care for
What We Know

Recreation fosters stewardship of the Basin’s rich
natural and cultural heritage by connecting people
to the landscape while supporting local economies.
Learn about ways to explore the Basin.

Informed Citizens
Make Wiser Choices

Citizens who have an understanding and
appreciation of water resources make informed
choices about actions that might contribute to
pollution. Learn about education programs.

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    Sustainable Landscape Stewards

    April 24, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – April 26, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
    Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory
    3 College Street
    Burlington, VT 05401
    Becky Tharp

    Sustainable Landscape Stewards is a 9-class training course for community leaders taught by experts in the land use planning, and aquatic sciences fields. Earn 3.6 continuing education credits from UVM.

    The objectives of the course are for students to learn about the science and policy behind land use impacts on water quality and the emerging field of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI). Participants will gain knowledge and skills to successfully advocate for, design, implement and maintain sustainable landscape projects.

    Classes will meet Thursday-Saturday for three sessions in Spring 2014 (nine classes total).

    April 24-26
    May 8-10
    May 22-24

    Thursday and Friday classes will be 5-8pm in a classroom setting at the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory (3 College St., Burlington). Saturdays consist of a field experience from 9am-4pm. Remote options are possible for the Thursday and Friday classes.

    3 Books included.

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