Abenaki Perspectives on Water - RSVP by June 10 noon ET

Friday, June 17, 2022 - 9:00am to 10:30am
University of Vermont campus and Virtual option

Clean water project proponents/implementers are invited to attend an “Abenaki Perspectives on Water” training (attend in person or online).

Lake Champlain Sea Grant has teamed up with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to host this panel which features presenters Chief Don Stevens, Melody Mackin, and Rich Holschuh. There is both on-campus and remote participation available.

Training Purpose: a presentation and conversation on the Vermont Abenaki perspective on water for the Clean Water Service Delivery Act (Act 76 of 2019) clean water network, including clean water service providers, basin water quality councils, and project implementers, such as watershed groups, conservation districts, and other interested partners.

Date/Time: Friday, June 17, 2022, 9:00 am (estimated to conclude at 10:30 am)

RSVP: Please RSVP by completing this online RSVP form, preferred by Friday, June 10, 2022 at 12:00 pm.

Those who register will receive an event evaluation form from Lake Champlain Sea Grant following the event. 

Prepare: It is recommended that attendees view the Nebi film prior to attending this event.

Attend Remotely: A Zoom meeting link will be emailed to those who RSVP to attend virtually prior to the training.

Attend In-Person: In-person meeting location is the Williams Family Room at the University of Vermont Dudley H. Davis Center, 590 Main St, Burlington, VT 05401. Lake Champlain Sea Grant may be able to provide parking permits for a limited number of vehicles. Please indicate, using the online RSVP form linked above, if you will be driving a vehicle and require parking. A printable permit will be emailed before the event. If you are carpooling, please coordinate among your carpool for only one attendee to answer yes to this question in the RSVP form.

Recording: The training event will be recorded and posted on the Vermont Clean Water Initiative YouTube page.

Contact: Chris Rottler, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water Service Provider Coordinator, at chris.rottler [at] vermont.gov (subject: 6%2F17%20Abenaki%20Perspectives%20on%20Water%20Training) with subject line “6/17 Abenaki Perspectives on Water Training” can answer questions about this training event.

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