Wetlands and Tile Drainage Seminar

 Wetlands and Tile Drainage: What to know before ditching, tiling or stumping

Tuesday, April 18th

10 am – 12:30 pm

 at Poulin Grain “Blue Building”

Main Office Community Room (24 Railroad Square, Newport)

Coffee and pastries provided.

Sponsored by the Orleans County Natural Resources Conservation District.

 

Representatives from agencies regulating and protecting wetlands and streams will help you understand the rules and your rights. State and federal regulations for streams and wetlands will be outlined, including enforcement and availability of easement and conservation programs. We will cover the regulatory outlook for tile drainage, including ways to manage tile drainage for improved climate change adaptation, nutrient capture, and performance. Additionally, the draft Memphremagog Basin Plan will be presented for feedback, outlining the entire action plan but focusing on details about the agricultural part of the plan.

 

RSVPs to lindsay.cotnoir@vt.nacdnet.net or 802-334-6090 ext 118 are appreciated.

 

 

 

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