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2019 Vermont Agricultural Water Quality Partner’s Meeting

February 22, 2019

Vermont Technical College Randolf, VT

Nearly 175 partners across all sectors around Vermont convened to review ongoing water quality improvement efforts, hear from leaders on a variety of important topics, and network with colleagues. Topics included farm viability, ecosystem services, farm scale models, water quality monitoring, wetlands easements and more! Presentation slides can be found below.

Partner Presentations

Vermont Farming Activities in Wetlands

Laura Lapierre
Vermont Wetlands Program

Know Your Regulator – Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Atlas

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

Farm Service Agency

Wendy Wilton
Farm Service Agency, USDA

Data Sharing between Partners

Vicky Drew

Tile Drain Presentations

Tile Drain RAP Revision

Laura DiPietro
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Addison County Paired Tile Outlet Study

Joshua Faulkner, Don Ross, and Kirsten Workman
UVM Extension

Tile Drain Base-Flow Phosphorus Removal

Becky Tharp
Watershed Consulting

Breakout Sessions

Farm Scale Modeling

Judson Peck
Vermont Environmental Stewardship Program

Payments for Ecosystem Services

Juan Alvez, Ph.D.
UVM Extension