Monthly Newsletter from Lake Champlain Sea Grant

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

Learn Ways to Protect Water Quality Around Your HomeBy Lake Champlain Sea Grant Staff
September 07, 2021
Are you a Vermont homeowner? Do you enjoy nearby lakes, ponds, streams, and wetlands, whether by boating, swimming, fishing, walking along the shore, or watching a sunset across the water? If so, we encourage you to learn more about stormwater management and ways you can protect and improve… [read more]

Vermont DEC and Lake Champlain Sea Grant Study Cyanobacteria in Lake Morey & FairleeBy Lake Champlain Sea Grant Staff
September 07, 2021
Mark Mitchell, the Lake Monitoring and Community Outreach Coordinator with Lake Champlain Sea Grant, leads a program of more than 100 lake monitoring volunteers across Vermont. He joined his colleagues in the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) who are studying Lake Morey… [read more]

Watershed Science Internships Benefit Students and LandownersBy Lisa Halvorsen, UVM Extension
August 30, 2021
Several Vermont high school and college students recently completed internships with the Lake Education and Action Program (LEAP) and gained valuable work experience and water quality knowledge while educating landowners about protecting local waterways. The program, led by the Poultney… [read more]

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Announces 2021-22 Scholars at UVMBy Shari Halik
August 25, 2021
Lake Champlain Sea Grant at the University of Vermont has announced the recipients of its inaugural undergraduate scholarship for 2021-2022. Eight UVM undergraduates in three academic units on campus have each been granted a 15-month Sea Grant Scholarship that includes a financial award, an… [read more]

New Podcast to Focus on Riparian Forest RestorationBy Beth MacBlane
August 24, 2021
Lake Champlain has a problem, and a new podcast aims to help. Currently, water quality conditions of the Lake Champlain basin fail to meet Clean Water Act standards for phosphorus, a nutrient pollutant primarily from nonpoint sources that stimulates excessive algae growth. One way to… [read more]

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Research Seminar Series: Assessing Chemical and Biological Recovery From Acid Deposition in Montane Vermont LakesWednesday, September 29, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmOnline – Registration required

Adirondack-Champlain Regional Salt SummitThursday, October 14, 2021 – 8:00am to 3:00pmLake George, NY and online

Winter Maintenance Training for Parking Lots and SidewalksMonday, October 25, 2021 – 8:00am to 1:00pmOnline via WebEx

Research Seminar Series: Quantifying the Social Benefits and Costs of Reducing Phosphorus Loading Under Climate ChangeWednesday, October 27, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmOnline – Registration required

Research Seminar Series: Upwelling in Lake Champlain’s South Main Lake: Identifying Events and Assessing ImpactsWednesday, November 17, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmOnline – Registration required

Research Seminar Series: Cyanobacteria Bloom Impacts on Fish: Ecological and Human Health ConsiderationsWednesday, December 15, 2021 – 12:00pm to 1:00pmOnline – Registration required

2022 Lake Champlain Research ConferenceMonday, January 10, 2022 (All day) to Tuesday, January 11, 2022 (All day)Davis Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

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