Upcoming Study Committee Meetings
Thursdays at 7 pm
Wild and Scenic River Study Committee
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013
Agenda: Budget, Congressional Reports, Study Committee logistics as we move forward.
ALL ARE WELCOME!
The Wild and Scenic Rivers Study collaborated with MRBA to bring the Bugworks program to Montgomery Elementary Science Teacher Sara Caldwell's class at the Montgomery Elementary School on June 1, 2012.
VOTE ON WILD AND SCENIC DESIGNATION:
At the March 2013 Town Meetings, the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic Study is bringing the following article to vote in nine municipalities in the Study area (Berkshire, Richford, Enosburgh, Enosburg Falls, Montgomery, Troy, North Troy, Westfield, and Lowell): To see if the voters of the Town of X will petition the Congress of the United States of America that the upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers be designated as Wild and Scenic Rivers with the understanding that such designation would be based on the locally-developed rivers Management Plan and would not involve federal acquisition or management of lands.
As you can see, designation would be based on the voluntary management plan, draft above. We want the community to make an informed vote, so please send questions about designation either to your local representative on the Study Committee or the Study Coordinator (contact info below).
Conservation Commission Gathering
Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 4-7 pm
Nineteen members of Conservation Commissions from the towns of Montgomery, Georgia, Enosburg, Richford, Cambridge and Johnson attended the meeting. Time was spent on formal introductions and each town discussing projects past and planned. There was also an informal question and answer session concerning specific projects and funding options in a round table style. Todd spoke to the gathering about the generalities of Wild and Scenic designation. Todd spent time bringing all up to speed as to VTWSR's current activities including our draft management plan and the vote at March Town Meeting for designation. The Montgomery Conservation Commission appreciates the opportunity to network with our colleagues from around the area. Todd thanked the VTWSR for their generous support of the event.
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Enjoy good food, good people, and an opportunity to network with other Conservation Commissions and Conservation Partnerships in Northern Vermont. Cold Hollow to Canada, hosted by the Montgomery Conservation Commission with generous support from the Upper Missisquoi and Trout River Wild and Scenic River Study Committee, would like to invite the members of your Conservation Commission to pot-luck dinner and social gathering at the Montgomery Town Hall, Saturday October 13, 2012 from 4-7 pm.
This is an informal event where Conservation Commissions can socialize, swap ideas, and learn how other conservation minded groups in and around northern Vermont are incorporating innovative ideas in their towns and areas.
4-5 pm Introductions, brief overview from CCs on current projects and dreams for the future. 5-7 pm Potluck dinner and an opportunity to meet and mingle with other people working towards common goals in Northern Vermont. Bring a dessert or salad to share, we’ll take care of the grilling!
For more information please contact Charlie Hancock at 802.326.2093 or email@example.com, or Nancy Patch at 802.933.2642 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic Photo Contest
Deadline for submissions is Dec 28, 2012
The Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic Study is sponsoring its second photo contest! Our photo contest is open from now until December 28, 2012.
Winners of our photo contests will be featured on our website and newsletter, and entered into the running for the best photo of 2012. Each photo submitted must be accompanied by its own completed entry form which can be downloaded below and from the "Resources" page of our website www.vtwsr.org Please submit both a hard copy and email a digital version of your photo. Digital copy may be emailed to info[at]vtwsr[dot]org You may also request an entry form by mail.
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This page last updated April 23, 2013