Aquatic invasive species out, improved wetland health in

Aquatic invasive species out, improved wetland health in

The non-native invasive species that were introduced to the Lake Champlain Basin include 50 species of plants, animals and pathogens. Some were planted because they had flowers; others got here through ballast or bilge water from boats. Since 2009, the Lewis Creek Association has worked closely with the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and the… Read More »

On the boardwalk

On the boardwalk

The trail to the LaPlatte Crossing footbridge in Shelburne is notoriously wet every spring, so Dave King led an effort to install a boardwalk through the floodplain. The boardwalk was designed in conjunction with a wetland ecologist at the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, and on July 27 a crew hauled the materials and tools… Read More »