Lake Champlain Sea Grant regularly hosts workshops and other events that are open to the public. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Current upcoming LCSG and other regional events are below.


Celebrating Sacred Waters: Paddle, Hike and Reflect

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Spend a delightful day exploring Shelburne Bay, the LaPlatte River and the trails in Shelburne Bay Park. Choose a morning activity of paddling a canoe up river or exploring nature trails. Educational and spiritual activities will be guided by faith leaders, field naturalists, educators, artists, and other talented souls. Join this fun day of community celebration and connection to our beloved Lake Champlain and the waters that feed her! Cost: $5/person ~ $10 per group (4 people) ~ Ages 5-12 Free Registration:  Contact: Sponsors: All Souls Interfaith Gathering; Ascension Lutheran Church; ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain; Lake Champlain Committee; Lake Champlain Maritime Museum; Lake Champlain Sea Grant; Vermont Clean Water Network; Vermont Interfaith Power & Light

2019 Salt Summit

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
We have joined forces with the AuSable River Association, ADKAction and the FUND for Lake George to bring this year's road salt- focused training and networking event to Lake Placid, New York. This Salt Summit will be held on Thursday, October 3 from 8 AM - 3 PM at the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort in Lake Placid. We invite private contractors, municipal staff, business owners, elected officials and other local decision makers, watershed groups, and others interested in learning about best practices to minimize salt runoff to Lake Champlain, Lake George, Lake Placid, Mirror Lake, and other lakes and tributaries in the Lake Champlain Basin and Adirondacks. For diability-related requests, please contact Kris Stepenuck ( or 802-656-8504) by September 12, so we can accommodate your request. Register at: The fine print: Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture. University of Vermont Extension, Burlington, Vermont. University of Vermont Extension, and U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or familial status.