Reporting Cyanobacteria on Lake Champlain

Cyanobacteria blooms can be easily confused with other natural phenomena. Please consult our guide to Recognizing Cyanobacteria in Lake Champlain before reporting a bloom. If there is a bloom, avoid direct contact (see Vermont Department of Health link).

Also, our guide to categories of cyanobacteria bloom intensity and our instructions for photographing cyanobacteria blooms and taking water samples will be helpful in filling out the form below.

Cyanobacteria Reporting Form

Please Complete Form Below
Type of report
Routine weekly reporting day
Please choose the category (see links above) that best describes conditions and intensity of any bloom present*
Extent of cyanobacteria bloom on open water (Evaluate the area within 100 yards of where you are).
Cyanobacteria Color
Water surface
I am using LCC's cyanobacteria report because: (check all that apply)
Before clicking submit, please carefully review all of the information you have entered into the form. Thank you!