Partners

The Lewis Creek Association relies on a network of partners for support, assistance, and collaboration.

The Lewis Creek Association serves the watershed towns of:

LCA is happy to serve as an umbrella organization for the Addison County Riverwatch Collaborative and the LaPlatte Watershed Partnership. Collaboratively, these organizations produce a variety of educational materials and maps that can be found in the LCA Library. Additional partners and resources are listed below:

Water Resources

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division (for complaints)

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Neil Kamman, Water quality planning and assessment 802-241-3795
  • Mike Kline, Stream morphology, ecology and research 802-241-3774
  • Shannon Pytlik,  River Management Program for Lewis Creek and Otter Creek 802-786-2501
    Gretchen Alexander, River Management Program for LaPlatte and Dirwect Drainage 802-241-3757
  • Alan Quackenbush, Wetlands 802 241 3761 
  • Christopher Brunelle, Stream alteration permits and technical assistance 802-879-5631
  • Jim Pease, Stormwater management and planning 802-241-2683
  • Eric Smeltzer, Lake Champlain phosphorus TMDL 802-241 3792
  • Ethan Swift, Watershed Planning and Coordinator for Lewis Creek, Otter Creek 802-786-2503
  • Karen Bates, Watershed Coordinator LaPlatte River, Northern Lake Champlain
  • Marty Lefebvre, US Army Corps of Engineers, Navigable waters & wetlands 802-872 2893
Smart Waterways (Stormwater Information for Chittenden County)

Vermont River Conservancy


Land Resources

VT Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs
  • Giovanna Peebles, Archeology and cultural resources 802-828-3540

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Keith Hartline, NRCS Addison County 802-802-388 6746 x27
  • Danny Peet, NRCS Chittenden County 802-865-7895 x202
  • Craig Miner, FSA Addison County 802-388-6746 x15
VT Family Forests
  • David Brynn, Management 802-388-4969
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets

VT Local Roads Program
  • Jarrod Becker, Northern VT RC&D 802 828 4583
Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife  802-241-3700
Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife's Nongame and Natural Heritage Program 
  • Eric Sorenson, Natural Heritage 802 241 3714
  • Brian Chipman, Fisheries 802-879-5697
  • John Austin, Wildlife 802-476-0197
  • Kim Royar, Wildlife 802-885-8831
  • Steve Parren, Nongame and Natural Heritage Program 802-241-3717
  • Bill Crenshaw, Wildlife 802-879-5699
US Fish and Wildlife Service /Partners for Wildlife
  • Chris Smith 802-872-0629 x 20
    Madeleine Lyttle  872 0629, x 21
Additional Helpful Resources

Charlotte Land Trust
Hinesburg Land Trust
Lake Champlain Land Trust
The Nature Conservancy
Vermont Land Trust
Otter Creek Audubon Society
The Preservation Trust of Vermont
Conservation Law Foundation
Vermont Natural Resources Council
Vermont Agency of Agriculture - Accepted Agricultural Practices
Center for Rural Studies
Center for Watershed Protection 
Fly Fishing on Lewis Creek
Four Winds Nature Institute
Keeping Track
Lake Champlain Committee
National Park Service - Groundwork USA
US Environmental Protection Agency
US EPA Surf Your Watershed
Nonpoint Source Outreach Toolbox
Vermont Center of Geographic Information
University of Vermont Watershed Alliance 
Vermont Association of Conservation Districts
Vermont Clean Cities Coalition
ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife's Comprehensive Wildlife Strategy
Vermont Coverts, Woodlands for Wildlife Inc.
Vermont State Rules on Wetlands
Vermont Water Resources Board
Addison County Regional Planning Commission
Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission