Events & Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Saturday, April 19th 2014--Join us for a rain barrel workshop in Shelburne! Attendees will make a rain barrel to take home and will have a chance to learn about local stormwater issues. To register for this workshop please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

What: Rain Barrel Workshop with CCST and the Shelburne Natural Resources Committee

When: Saturday April 19th @ 10am

Where: Shelburne Town Gym (in the Shelburne Town Office) 5420 Shelburne Road
Shelburne, VT

Cost: $30

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The Vermont & Urban & Community Forestry Program is hosting a spring webinar series on topics related to basic tree care and planting. These webinars are free, open to the public, and will be held the last Thursday of the month during the lunchtime hour.

Thursday April 24th, 2014 Noon to 1pm

Webinar: Tree Selection and Planting Site Assessment

What:  Do you need help deciding what tree to plant and where to plant it? This webinar will help you choose the right tree for the right place. In addition, you'll get tips for inspecting, choosing, and purchasing trees and will learn what to consider about the planting site before the tree goes into the ground. Your future tree (and you!) will be glad that you attended!

Presenter: Warren Spinner, Burlington City Arborist.

To Register, visit: http://www.uvm.edu/extension/environment/soul/?Page=webinars.html

 

May 29, 2014, noon to 1pm

Webinar: Tree Planting 101

What: Tree planting is great fun but in order to ensure health and survivability, it is important to understand how trees work, how they interact with their environment, and how to properly plant them so they become established in their new home. Learn all this and more in this webinar!

Presenter: Brian Sullivan, Arborist Technician for the City of Burlington and Vice President of the New England Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture.

To Register, visit: http://www.uvm.edu/extension/environment/soul/?Page=webinars.html

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Saturday June 14th, 2014--Celebrate Father's Day weekend by joining the Chittenden County Stream Team for a rain barrel workshop to kick off the Connecting the Drops stormwater outreach campaign in Essex Junction! Attendees will make a rain barrel to take home and will have a chance to learn about local stormwater issues. To register for this workshop please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

When: Saturday June 14th @ 9am

Where:Maple Street Park, Essex Junction

 

 Upcoming Events

May 22, 2014: Stream Clean-Up in Williston! Fifth through eigth grade students from the Williston Central School will join the Stream Team for a clean-up along Allen Brook.

 

Upcoming Outreach Events- Visit Us!

May 3rd, 2014 Green-Up Day!  Come visit the Stream Team in South Burlington's City Hall for Green-Up Day. We will be talking to people about rain gardens and rain barrels. We will have a rain barrel demonstration on site!

Past Events

October 12th, 2013: Tabling at the Essex Fire Department Open House!

September 27th, 2013: Tabling at the Essex Junction Five Corners Farmers' Market Come meet our Urban Conservation Specialist and ask about how you can contribute to stormwater mitigation at home and in your town!

September 25th, 2013: Tabling at the Essex' Heart and Soul Action Summit and Volunteer Fair!

September 21st, 2013: Tabling at Shelburne Farms' Harvest Festival.

August 29/30th, 2013: Rain Garden Installation at Chamberlin Elementary School, South Burlington

August 7th, 2013: Tabling at the Williston Farmers' Market

July 27th, 2013: Tabling at the Shelburne Farmers' Market

July 21st, 2013: Tabling at Village of Essex and Essex Junction Block Party

June 26-July 31st (Wednesdays): Tabling at Connecting the Drops Concerts!

May 18th, 2013:  Milton's Spring Into Service!

 
2012

Ice Cream Social - April 19, 2012
Managing Runoff on your Property - March 29, 2012

2011

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop - September 27, 2011