When Terry was working at the EPA, she was coordinator of a clean lakes program that included Lake Champlain. As such, she worked with folks from both New York and Vermont. One thing they discussed was an interpretive center that could educate the public about the lake and its flora and fauna.
The ECHO Center in Burlington was the result. It was built after Terry retired, but she was thrilled to learn of its existence.
And it is quite a nice learning experience with an extensive aquarium, some research facilities and plenty of hands-on activities for children of all ages.
What does ECHO stand for? This: