Mark Malchoff

Aquatic Resources Specialist
SUNY Plattsburgh

M.S. Environmental Studies, Bard College, 1993
B.S. Natural Resources, Cornell University, 1976

Mark represents LCSG in regional and national fisheries and aquatic habitat initiatives. As the Aquatic Resources Specialist, he leads all activities associated with fisheries extension and aquatic invasive species, and he contributes to lake based sustainable communities and economic development. Prior to his work with LCSG, Mark was employed with New York Sea Grant and Cornell Cooperative Extension since 1984.

Jurij Homziak

Director of Outreach and Education
University of Vermont

Ph.D. Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1985
M.S. Agricultural Development (ABT), Wye College, University of London
M.A. Biology/Ecology, San Diego State University, 1977
B.S. Zoology, cum laude, San Diego State University, 1975

Jurij oversees LCSG's extension and education activities to enhance awareness and understanding of coastal development, water quality, aquatic resources, nuisance aquatic species, land use and watershed management issues for New York-Vermont-Queb├ęc Lake Champlain Basin. He also conducts applied research in participatory, community-based watershed management and water quality protection, lay water quality monitoring and urban stream restoration.

Use of external indicators to evaluate stress of largemouth (Micropterus salmoides) and smallmouth (M. dolomieu) bass at tournaments

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Research conducted on fish stress at catch-and-release tournaments in Plattsburgh, NY.

Indicators and standards of sustainable recreational boating on Lake Champlain

February 1, 2008 - January 31, 2010
This program of research addressed the increasingly important issue of the sustainability of recreational boating on Lake Champlain, as well as other water bodies more broadly.


Recreational boating is an important and growing use of Lake Champlain (and other water bodies in Vermont and New York and the U.S. more broadly).

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