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Musica Franklin Fun Fest (Facebook and YouTube): Featured family-friendly performance lineup includes: The Gaslight Tinkers in their debut family concert; Shoshana Bass (Fritzi's Flea Circus puppet show); Carrie Ferguson (children's concert); Todd Roach (Turkish and middle eastern percussion); Keith Murphy and Becky Tracy (traditional Celtic, French Canadian and original tunes). Tune in at 5:30 p.m. for new releases of pre-recorded performances. Through Friday, June 5. Free. Musica Franklin. Information:;

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Wetlands - Restoring Vanished Landscapes (Online Webinar): More than 35% of VT's original wetlands were developed or drained. Vermont Land Trust (VLT) is working to restore wetland areas, along with the benefits they provide to wildlife and humans. Follow along with VLT ecologist Allaire Diamond as she shows you our work to replant wetlands and recreate wetland topography. Designed for anyone interested in the natural world, particularly high school through adult learners. 11 - 11:45 a.m. Free. Webinar. Information: Space is limited. Pre-register for link:

Rich Earth Institute - Urine My Garden! (Facebook): Learn how to fertilize your garden with urine! We will give a brief presentation and then have time for discussion for you to share your experiences and questions. 12:30 p.m. Register in advance: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with info about joining the meeting. Rich Earth Institute. Information: Event: (Website:

Special Meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel (NDCAP) Issues Committee: In accordance with changes to Vermont Open Meeting Law in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted via teleconference. The Committee will identify agenda items for the September 21, 2020 meeting of the full Panel. A potential Panel position on national spent nuclear fuel policy will also be discussed. Potential topics for future VT NDCAP meetings may also be discussed. 6 - 7 p.m. Open to the public. Join the meeting: 802-552-8456 or 802-738-0888, conference room #: 359 989 491 (followed by the "#" sign). Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel.



June 2020