For peer-reviewed, scientific publications on research conducted in the Lake Champlain basin region, search our Zotero Library.

Lake Champlain Videos is a series of recently released videos to help people understand the lake and its processes and the actions people can take to protect and improve water quality and keep themselves and their pets safe. Visit our YouTube Channel to see the full playlist.

For Lake Champlain Sea Grant publications that include scientific journal articles, reports, brochures, fact sheets, videos, public service announcements, and other materials about our research, outreach, and education related to the Lake Champlain basin, search below.

Lawn to Lake: Grass Growth and Water Quality

Published 2020
In these two videos produced by the partners of Lawn to Lake, learn about how grass grows and how you can care for your lawn to keep it healthy. A healthy lawn can absorb more rain water which reduces pollutant runoff to our waterways and helps to keep our water clean.

Raise the Blade, Protect Lake

Published 2020
A South Burlington, Vermont local newspaper opinion piece by Linda Patterson on healthy lawns and a healthy lake that promotes the Raise the Blade campaign.

Research Seminar: Storm Impacts on Phytoplankton Community Dynamics in Lakes

Published 2020
In this video, Professor Jason Stockwell, Director of the Wildlife & Fisheries Biology Program and Director of the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory at the University of Vermont, provides an update on an international research project that uses long-term data sets to examine how storms impact phytoplankton in lakes. This seminar is part of the Lake Champlain Sea Grant Research Seminar Series.

Research webinar: Salt of the Earth - Vermont's Hidden Pollution Problem

Published 2020
In this video of a 2020 research webinar, Rebecca Tharp (Founder/ Scientist, Just Water Consulting, LLC) and Dana Allen (Principal, Fluid State Consulting, LLC) discuss results from monitoring the movement of salts from the Vermont Railway’s Shelburne Transload Facility in the river, wetland, soils, and vegetation at two discharge points from the site. They found that the facility is routinely exporting salt at levels that exceed Vermont Water Quality Standards.

Research Webinar: Stormwater Subsurface Gravel Wetlands in Vermont

Published 2020
In this video, as part of the Lake Champlain Sea Grant Research Webinar Series, Andres Torizzo, Principal Hydrologist at Watershed Consulting, and Eric Roy, professor at the University of Vermont, give a presentation on ongoing research on the effectiveness of subsurface gravel wetlands on flow attenuation and phosphorus capture, and how chloride impacts performance.