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 categorization of water conditions and our instructions for photographing cyanobacteria and taking water samples will be helpful in filling out the form below.

Cyanobacteria Monitor Reporting Form

Please Complete the Form Below
Attach Photos

- Photos are required for Category 1d, 2, and 3 reports.
- Naming convention: YYYYMMDD_Photographer’sFirstNameInitialLastNameInitial_SiteName_Cat#_PhotoType_PhotoDetails
- Example: 20230706_TB_OakledgeParkBlanchardBeach_Cat2_Broad_CyanoNearShore
If you are a member of the general public, please provide your contact information below so LCC Staff can follow up with you about your report.
Before clicking submit, please carefully review all of the information you have entered into the form. Thank you!