Connecticut River Conservancy River Celebration

June 16, 2018 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Retreat Farm

45 Farmhouse Square, Brattleboro, VT

River Celebration is our annual event that celebrates the nationally-recognized Connecticut River watershed and the people who love it.

Enjoy our Farm/River Roundtable: Doing Right by Our Rivers, with featured scientists, farmers and environmentalists – moderated by Vermont Lt. Governor David Zuckerman.
Participate in one of our morning excursions
Eat a fabulous lunch while listening to live music
Honor our Bud Foster Awardees – individuals who are outstanding, devoted and accomplished river advocates
Learn more about CRC’s important work and more!

Schedule of the day:
Check-in: 9:30-10:15am

Demonstrations: 9:30am-12:30pm
Stream table
Soil infiltration table
Water quality testing
Urine diversion

Morning Excursions: 10:15-11:30am (unless otherwise noted)
You must pre-register for excursions!
Paddling Adventure with Annette Spaulding (BYO canoe/kayak)
Fly Casting Workshop with David Deen
Freshwater Mussel Ecology Workshop with Ayla Skorupa
Pontoon Cruise with CRC staff
Retreat Farm Trail Walk: Past, Present and Future (begins at 10:30)
Self-guided Farm Experience (ongoing 10am–12:30pm)

Lunch by Tito’s Taqueria and Vermont Country Deli: 11:15am-12:30pm
Live music by River Rhapsody

For Kids Only! – Ice cream-making workshop: 12:30-1:30pm

Program: 12:30-2pm
Welcome from Andrew Fisk, CRC Executive Director
Bud Foster Awards Ceremony, honoring Marie Caduto and Adair Mulligan
Farm/River Roundtable: “Doing Right by Our Rivers” – moderated by Vermont Lt. Governor David Zuckerman
News & Announcements from CRC

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