Monthly Newsletter from Lake Champlain Sea Grant

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

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Research Competition Opens

By Julianna White, Research Program Coordinator
November 07, 2022
Lake Champlain Sea Grant expects to fund $700,000 in applied research that will begin in 2024. This call for proposals names 12 research topics, all aligned with the program’s vision to help Lake Champlain basin communities act to enable long-term ecosystem health and sustainable…[read more]

University of Vermont Students Design Aquaponics System; On Display in Aiken Center

By Anna Marchessault, Program Assistant
November 06, 2022
While aquaculture has been a focus of research and workforce development in coastal states for decades, the field is just beginning to gain traction in the Lake Champlain basin. In the wake of COVID-19, Lake Champlain Sea Grant hired Aquaculture Specialist Theo Willis to introduce land-based… [read more]

New Walking Tour App Highlights Mirror Lake Stormwater Management Features

By Shari Halik, Communications Professional
November 05, 2022
From green roofs to brick sidewalks, you can follow a new app to tour green stormwater practices that manage water drainage on the landscape along Mirror Lake in the town of Lake Placid, New York. Learn what a watershed is, why pervious pavement helps rainwater to sink in, how landscape terracing… [read more]

Announcing the 2022-2023 Sea Grant Scholars

By Anna Marchessault
November 03, 2022
Lake Champlain Sea Grant welcomes our second ever cohort of Sea Grant Scholars! Selected undergraduate students at the University of Vermont (UVM) receive a 13-month Sea Grant Scholarship including a financial award, internship experience, and professional development opportunities. Four… [read more]

Lake Champlain Sea Grant and Town of Bolton-Lake George Association Win National Research-to-Application Award

By Julianna White, Research Program Coordinator
November 02, 2022
In Bolton, New York, research on an innovative, low-cost, sustainable pilot for reduction of nitrate pollution from Bolton’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) has improved local water quality, attracted investments in sustainable solutions, and won a national award. The circa 1960 Town of… [read more]

Graduate Students Study Restoration of Wetland Ecosystems

By Lake Champlain Sea Grant Staff
October 26, 2022
Three graduate students in the University of Vermont (UVM) Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources are studying forest restoration in riparian, or wetland and stream, ecosystems. Master’s student Stever Bartlett studies invasive reed canary grass management in restored riparian… [read more]


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Upcoming Events

Real Estate Professional Workshop: Demystifying FEMA and Floodplain Maps

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 – 10:00am to 12:00pm

Online – Registration required

Research Webinar: Winter Mercury Patterns in Lake Champlain and Future Environmental Health Risks

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Online – Registration required

NY Real Estate Professional Workshop: National Flood Insurance Program

Thursday, November 17, 2022 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Saranac Waterfront Lodge, Saranac Lake, NY

Research Webinar: Exploring the Response of Legacy Phosphorus and Cyanobacteria Blooms in Lake Carmi to Whole-Lake Aeration

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Online – Registration required

Research Competition Q&A

Thursday, December 8, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Real Estate Professional Workshop: Vermont Shoreland Protection Act

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 – 10:00am to 12:00pm

Online – Registration required

Real Estate Professional Workshop: Drinking Water and Potable Water Supply Systems in Vermont

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 – 11:30am to 1:30pm

Online – Registration required


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