Vermont Clean Water week kicks off today
Vermont Clean Water week kicks off Monday and demonstrations will be happening at the ECHO Leahy Center all week.
The animal demonstrations start at 10:30 a.m. and last for about five minutes.
It's all to bring attention to the importance of clean water to animal healthy habitats.
* Monday: Kate Kelly will speak about spotted salamanders, vernal pools and clean water
* Tuesday: Bill Kilpatrick will speak about mudpuppies' habitat and clean water.
* Wednesday: Vt. Fish and Wildlife biologist will speak on American eel in the Connecticut River and sea lamprey conservation in the Connecticut River.
* Thursday: Jud Kratzer of Vt. Fish and Wildlife will speak about brookies habitat restoration.
* Friday: Kiley Briggs of U.S. Fish and Wildlife will speak about wood turtles and clean water.
Experts say clean water is essential to drinking, swimming and fishing as well.