Long-term Monitoring and Research in Vermont’s Forested Ecosystems **Special Mercury Session**

The mercury session featured special guest Jerald Keeler from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and VMC collaborator. Eric Miller presented his original research on mercury and forest canopy, Neil Kamman summarized mercury studies in Vermont watersheds and Chris Rimmer of the Vermont Center for Ecostudies showed results from his work with montane birds. A session on VMC- sponsored long term monitoring projects followed then Melody Burkins envisioned the future of the VMC and invited the attendees to participate during an open discussion.