Monthly Newsletter from Lake Champlain Sea Grant

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

Reconnecting to Land and Water Through Indigenous Traditional KnowledgeBy Shari Halik
December 01, 2021
Lake Champlain Sea Grant partners with Shelburne Farms and the Abenaki People to support Indigenous education in the Lake Champlain basin. “There are currently very few Abenaki resources in the Lake Champlain basin for cultural education and competency,” said Chief Don Stevens of the… [read more]

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Seeks Watershed Education Graduate Assistant
By Lake Champlain Sea Grant Staff
November 29, 2021
Lake Champlain Sea Grant, based at the University of Vermont (UVM) Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, is seeking a graduate assistant to support watershed and lake science education program planning and implementation and to engage in complementary research. The position will… [read more]

Reducing Road Salt Use: Best Practices and New Resources
By Kris Stepenuck, Extension Leader
November 29, 2021
As we head into winter, it’s once again time to think about road salt. Lake Champlain Sea Grant continues to support winter maintenance professionals and communities to adopt practices that use less salt. This helps to protect the environment, results in direct and indirect costs savings over… [read more]

Lake Champlain Sea Grant is Hiring a Program Support Assistant
By Lake Champlain Sea Grant Staff
November 17, 2021
Lake Champlain Sea Grant Institute is hiring a Program Support Generalist to assist Lake Champlain’s research and outreach programs with administrative tasks at the University of Vermont. This position will support the Research Program Administrator in their efforts to manage… [read more]

Producing Sustainable Greens from the Ark in Northern Vermont
By Theo Willis, Aquaculture Education Specialist
November 15, 2021
The Eco-Ark at Finn and Roots in Bakersfield, Vermont doesn’t float, but it does carry an impressive array and quantity of edible plants that would have made Noah proud. Part greenhouse and part fish house, the Eco-Ark is surprisingly small given the amount of produce grown. Finn and Roots is a… [read more]

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Seeks Fellowship Partner Proposals
By Lake Champlain Sea Grant Staff
November 11, 2021
For the past three years, Lake Champlain Sea Grant has partnered with organizations in the Lake Champlain basin to support two-year fellowships. These unique early career training experiences for recent graduates from a variety of educational levels focus on priority issue areas that are relevant… [read more]
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Upcoming Events

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

Research Seminar Series: Efficacy of a Woodchip Bioreactor for Denitrification of Tertiary Effluent From the Bolton Wastewater Treatment Plant
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online – Registration required

Research Seminar Series: Increasing Our Understanding of Tile Drainage Hydrology and Phosphorus Losses in Subsurface and Surface Runoff From Farm Fields in the Lake Champlain Basin
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online – Registration required

Research Seminar Series: Modeling the Impacts of Forage Fish Invasion and Native Piscivore Establishment on the Food Web of Lake Champlain
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online – Registration required

Research Seminar Series: Winter Mercury Patterns in Lake Champlain and Future Environmental Health Risks
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online – Registration required

2022 Lake Champlain Research Conference
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 (All day) to Wednesday, May 25, 2022 (All day)
To be announced

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