Webinar: Using buffers to control water pollution

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has arranged a three-part webinar series to continue an ongoing dialogue regarding the use of buffers to improve water quality.

Part 1: Restoration Two local programs will share example projects and programs that are improving buffers. Brian Hotz of Merrimack Conservation Partnership will discuss their Land Protection Grants and Alex Krofta of Merrimack River Watershed Council will present his team’s Expanding Riparian Buffers project.

Part 2: Education Todd Menees of Vermont DEC will share how the Vermont Rivers & Roads trainings are communicating the importance of buffers to municipalities and DOT workers.

Part 3: Legal Challenges Professor John Echeverria of Vermont Law School will discuss how takings complaints can effect buffer jurisdiction and the potential pushback from a legal perspective.

Part 1: July 25, 2017 2:00 pm –3:30 pm Register here for Part 1.
Part 2:August 22, 2017 2:00 pm –3:00 pm Register here for Part 2.
Part 3: September 15, 2017 10:00 am –11:00 am Register here for Part 3.