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New trees to protect water quality

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As of last Thursday, 300 trees were planted in Colchester along Route 7 with the goal of cleaning up water quality in Lake Champlain, officials from three involved organizations said. Representatives from The Nature Conservancy, Vermont Fish & Wildlife and Keurig Green Mountain all teamed up the morning of June 1 to plant the trees…

Sandbar gets state’s highest protection

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The Sandbar wetland was granted the state’s highest protection last Thursday, Vermont’s wetlands program manager Laura Lapierre confirmed. Located in Sand Bar State Park, which spans into Colchester, the wetland was one of three approved for the Class I designation at a Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules hearing. Lapierre said she presented Sandbar as having…