Vendor registration includes one full day pass for the educational portion of the program, along with an opportunity to network with attendees before the program, during breaks, and also at the end of the program. Each vendor will be provided with a table in the exhibit area for promotional purposes.

Vendors should plan to be set up at 8:00 AM and break down after the conclusion of the full day session.

Save $30 each when registering 2 or more people. 


Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Please register in person or log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Thursday, May 11, 2023
8:30 am – 4:00 pm EDT



Presented by Peter Hanrahan

Presented by Dr. Kristine Stepenuck 
People Taking Action
Porous pavement installations
Municipal and business participation
Homeowner involvement 

Presented by Peter Hanrahan
A Focus on 2050
Projected regulatory progress
A cleaner and more sustainable lake
Informed and proactive public participation

Presented by Megan Moir
The City of Burlington and the Long-Term Health of the Lake
The challenges we are facing
What we are doing about it
The funding gap
The need for teamwork among all stakeholders in the basin

Presented by Peter Hanrahan
Design Exercise #1: Erosion Control
Focus on shoreline stabilization 

Presented by Peter Hanrahan
A 2050 Stormwater Management Toolbox
Traditional practices and impacts
The evolution of retention technology
Stormwater separation
Treatment options
Stormwater filtration
Drainage innovations
Stream crossings
Industrial stormwater management

Presented by Peter Hanrahan
Design Exercise #2: Shoreline Stabilization

Presented by Matthew Vaughan
Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) Funding Opportunities for Watershed Improvement Work in the Basin

Presented by Peter Hanrahan
Erosion and Sediment Control and Nutrient Management in 2050
Sediment control on active jobsites
An expanding erosion control toolbox
Ground stabilization/porous pavement

Presented by Peter Hanrahan
Sustainable Shoreline Protection in 2050
Traditional treatment options
Designing with nature
Low impact development
Best management practices
Case studies and lessons learned 

Presented by Alison Marchione
The Vermont Lakewise Program
Program overview
Traditional practices
Lakefront conservation and protection
A 2050 vision 

Presented by Peter Hanrahan
Wrap up Session/Q and A



 Webinar Instructions
All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection: Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

For more information, visit the Support section at


Professional Engineers
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

6.0 LU|HSW

Landscape Architects

6.0 HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers

Certified Planner


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar and webcast are open to the public and are designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for landscape architects licensed in Vermont. 

 HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses. 

 The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. 

 The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES. 

 This course has been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for 6.0 CECs for floodplain managers. 

HalfMoon Education is an approved CM Provider with the American Planning Association. This course is registered for CM|6 for certified planners.

 Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed). 

 On-Demand Credits 

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request: 

 6.0 HSW LUs (AIA) 

6.0 HSW PDHs (LA CES) 



Peter M. Hanrahan, CPESC

Principal of Hanrahan Environmental, LLC

Mr. Hanrahan is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, and he has more than 45 years of industry experience. In addition to presentations in Canada, Taiwan and the Dominican Republic, Peter has also presented at the national level for many organizations, including the International Erosion Control Association, Land Improvement Contractors of America, the Geotechnical Fabrics Institute, the National Working Waterfront Network, and the American Water Works Association. His articles have been published in many industry magazines, including Erosion Control, Land & Water, Geosynthetics, and Landscape Architect & Specifier News. He has produced webinars for the International Erosion Control Association, Half Moon Education, Forester University, the International Association of Hydroseeding Professionals, the New York State Society of Professional Engineers, the Saco Watershed Collaborative and Stormwater University. He has also served as a guest lecturer at the University of Mississippi, Ohio Northern University, The University of New England, the University of Maine, and Vermont Technical College. Peter has also been active in industry organizations. He was national president of the International Management Council in 1991-92, and also served four terms (2010-13) as President of the Northeast Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association. He was also a founding board member of that organization’s Great Rivers Chapter. Peter is also a member of the Senior Advisory Committee and Strategic Advisory Committees for Envirocert International, a member of the Stormwater University Advisory Board, and a member of the Editorial Review Board of the International Erosion Control Association.

Alison Marchione

Alison Marchione serves as Lakeshore Manager and Lake Wise Coordinator at the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation.

Megan Moir

Division Director of Water Resources at the City of Burlington, Vermont

Megan Moir Provides oversight and strategic policy and planning for Water Resources (drinking water treatment and supply, wastewater treatment and collection, and stormwater management).

Dr. Kristine Stepenuck, PhD

Extension Associate Professor at the University of Vermont

Kristine Stepenuck, PhD is Associate Director and Extension Program Leader for Lake Champlain Sea Grant and Extension Associate Professor of Watershed Science, Policy and Education in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. For more than 20 years, she has focused her career to build community connections to and understanding of the impact our actions have on the health of streams, rivers, and lakes.

Matthew Vaughan, Ph.D.

Matthew Vaughan is an NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst and Lake Champlain Basin Program Chief Scientist.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Sustaining Lake Champlain: A Vision for 2050

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This six-hour course focuses on the sustainable systems, practices and techniques that design professionals can use to protect our natural environment, specifically lakes and water resources, from the damages and pollution that our built environment and continued development can inflict (runoff, erosion, sediment transport, etc.). Specifically, this course uses Lake Champlain in Vermont as an overarching case study. According to the Lake Champlain Basin Program, “Lake Champlain is among the 25% of lakes in the United States that are impaired by excess nutrients, and among the 40% of lakes with health advisories for fish consumption due to elevated mercury concentrations.” The course will also discuss actions taken at the public, municipal and state levels.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify the actions homeowners, business owners, and other individuals can take to preserve water quality of nearby lakes and streams, including residential rain gardens and porous pavement installations.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to utilize “A 2050 Stormwater Management Toolbox,” a collection of sustainable stormwater management systems and techniques, including retention technology, stormwater separation, filtration, drainage innovations, treatment and more.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss sustainable and long-term shoreline protection techniques, including traditional treatment options, designing with nature, low impact development, bioengingeering and best management practices.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to adopt sediment control practices on active job sites and utilize erosion control measures, ground stabilization techniques and porous pavement.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with landscape design practices

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 03/16/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.