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Programs and Services

Nature Walks

Exploration of natural areas in St. Albans and Richford for campers participating in those towns’ summer day camps. Made possible by the VT Community Foundation and the Missisquoi Wild and Scenic Committee.

Nutrient Management Planning Assistance

Soil sampling, class preparation, and personalized assistance throughout UVM Extension’s winter Nutrient Management Planning class for small livestock farms, all available at no cost to farmers. Participants end the class with a certified Nutrient Management Plan. Made possible by the NRCS’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program.

Trees for Streams

We are currently seeking participants who want trees planted along streams, ditches, lakes or ponds on their own land. The Conservation District will provide a preliminary consultation, plant materials, and planting labor; the landowner agrees to maintain the site for ten years. Contact us by August 31 for more information!

Trout Sales

Every spring and fall the District offers trout for stocking ponds through Hy On A Hill Trout Farm. Stop in during early spring or early fall to place your order.

Tree Sales

Every spring the District holds a bare root tree sale, providing high-quality trees at great prices to landowners throughout the region. Orders accepted January through March.

NRCS Funding Prioritization

Every summer the local District has the opportunity to revise the local ranking questions used to prioritize applications for financial assistance from the USDA-NRCS. What do you think are the most pressing natural resources concerns in Franklin County, and what practices will best address them?