River Watch addressing pollution in Barnes Brook

SOPHIE JOHNSON, OUTREACH Coordinator for the Addison County River Watch Collaborative points to a part of the Barnes Brook. The collaborative has launched a campaign focused on addressing pollution in the Middlebury watershed and increasing community awareness of the stream.  Independent photo/Marin Howell

Tucked behind Middlebury’s Memorial Sports Center, a small stream flows southwestward, snaking its way through Addison County’s shire town before emptying into the Otter Creek. 

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