Blue-green algae have been implicated in the development of some neurodegenerative diseases leading to headlines like, “Could tap water cause Lou Gehrig’s Disease?” or “Are toxins in seafood causing ALS, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s?” It is no surprise that many such headlines end with question...
The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture and Food Markets, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have scheduled a series of public meetings to discuss the Lake Champlain restoration plan (the Lake Champlain TMDL). MORE
Wish you could look at Lake Champlain every day? Now you can with a purchase of LCC's stunning new photo cards featuring beautiful vistas of our favorite lake! MORE
Know someone who loves the lake? Have a good friend who you play on the water with? Express your caring for the wonderful people in your life and your concern for water quality at the same time by gifting a membership in LCC. MORE
Since 2007, the Lake Champlain Basin Program has funded a boat launch steward program for the lake. The stewards interact with boaters as they are launching or removing their boats. MORE
Yellow floating-heart (Nymphoides peltata) is a non-native, potentially invasive species. It likely got into the lake through the Champlain Canal. The species has been here for many years, growing in shallow quiet bays. MORE
Seaplanes moving from water body to water body can serve as a vector for invasive species movement. To reduce such risks, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association has developed a video for seaplane owners about how to avoid picking up and transporting aquatic nuisance species from one lake to...
Earlier this week a Senate panel passed legislation to designate the Upper Missisquoi and Trout Rivers in Vermont as part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers system. MORE