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May 2016

National Citizen Science Day

National Citizen Science Day on April 16th kicked off a month of events celebrating citizen science around the country.  The Lakes and Ponds Program gets a huge helping hand with data collected by you, our resident citizen scientists.  You’ve provided data through the Lay Monitoring Program (started in 1970)  has …

Winter Ice and Shoreland Erosion

This winter, a mild one,  was hard on shorelines around Vermont and we are receiving many reports of ice damage.  If your shoreline looks very different this spring, you are not alone!  To learn about why mild winters lead to more ice damage and how to minimize it along your shore, …