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Joe Taft in kayak on river


Joe Taft Interns with VT Agency of Natural Resources Managing Aquatic Invasive Species

During the summer of 2016, I had the opportunity to intern with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, Lakes and Ponds Division. While interning, I worked with three state employees managing aquatic invasive species at numerous lakes, ponds, and wetland sites across Vermont. Daily tasks included water sampling, plant surveys, ...

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Lisa Izzo with lake sturgeon


Vermont Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit Update – Fall 2016

Donna Parrish (Vermont Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Unit Leader and Research Professor in the Rubenstein School) and Lisa Izzo (Vermont Coop Unit and Rubenstein School PhD student) attended the 146th annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) in Kansas City, MO on 21-25 August 2016. Lisa was a recipient of two major ...

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Forest stream


Vermont Monitoring Cooperative Update - Fall 2016

The Vermont Monitoring Cooperative’s Annual Conference will be held Friday, December 2, 2016 at the University of Vemont Davis Center. The theme for this year’s conference is Healthy Forests, Healthy Watersheds. The Annual Conference is an opportunity for ecosystem professionals to come together for a day of sharing, learning, ...

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Charlie Auer and students stand behind skiff


Students Launch Course Project, Replica of 1930s Lake Champlain Skiff

On a warm mid-October afternoon, five undergraduate students from the University of Vermont headed to Charlie’s/Auer Family Boathouse tucked away on a rutted dirt lane along Lake Champlain at the mouth of the Winooski River in North Burlington. A sign on the red wooden building announced “Rentals, Rowboats, Canoes, Kayaks ...

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