Monthly Newsletter from Lake Champlain Sea Grant

Enjoy our monthly newsletter providing updates on research, outreach and education from Lake Champlain Sea Grant.

Mark Malchoff Makes a Splash With 21 Years of Aquatic Expertise on Lake Champlain

By Shari Halik
December 02, 2020
Mark Malchoff devoted more than 21 years of expertise and service as Aquatic Resources Specialist with Lake Champlain Sea Grant (LCSG) and the Lake Champlain Research Institute (LCRI) on the New York side of the lake. Mark will retire from the State University of New York (SUNY) Plattsburgh on… [read more]

Reflections on Outcomes from Our Lake Champlain Public Trips

By Kris Stepenuck, Extension Leader
December 01, 2020
As 2021 approaches, I find myself thinking both backward in time and forward—remembering fondly Lake Champlain Sea Grant’s first public trip aboard the R/V Melosira on Lake Champlain and looking forward, with great anticipation, to days when we can once again provide education programs in-person… [read more]

Graduate Student Receives Grant for Riparian Buffer Study

By Lisa Halvorsen, UVM Extension
November 11, 2020
In the Champlain Valley, restoration of riparian forests, also known as forested floodplains, can be challenging, given the presence of heavy clay soils and stands of reed canary grass, an invasive species that can outcompete native tree species. A new University of Vermont (UVM) research… [read more]

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Upcoming Events

Zoom a Scientist: Impacts of Road Salt in the Adirondacks
Friday, December 4, 2020 – 3:30pm to 4:30pmOnline – Registration required

Stormwater Education Series: Green Infrastructure as a Social Justice Tool
Monday, December 7, 2020 – 4:00pm to 5:00pmOnline – Registration required

Research Webinar Series: Salt of the Earth – Vermont’s Hidden Pollution Problem
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmOnline – Registration required

Research Webinar Series: Environmental Health Disparities in Vermont
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmOnline – Registration required

Research Webinar Series: Drivers of Change in Denitrification Capacity of Riparian Soils During Spring Snowmelt
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmOnline – Registration required

Research Webinar Series: Fisheries Research in Lake Champlain
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmOnline – Registration required

Research Seminar Series: Visualization Tools to Communicate Riverine Erosion Hazards and Improve Flood Resiliency in Headwater Communities of the Lake Champlain Basin
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmOnline – Registration required

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