Resources

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.

Final Report: A Project to Evaluate the Efficacy of a Woodchip Bioreactor for Denitrification of Tertiary Effluent From the Bolton Wastewater Treatment Plant (Lake George, Warren County, New York)

Published 2021
This 148-page final report by the Lake George Association, Lake George Waterkeeper, and Town of Bolton, New York describes the results of a monitoring program to determine the feasibility of using green infrastructure technology in the form of a woodchip bioreactor to remove nitrate-nitrogen from the Bolton wastewater treatment plant effluent which is discharged to ground water and then enters Lake George. This project was funded by the Lake Champlain Sea Grant and completed in December 2021.

History of Lake Champlain Sea Grant

Published 2021
This two-pager describes the detailed history of Lake Champlain Sea Grant and how it has evolved from a project of New York Sea Grant in 1990 to earning Institute status in 2018.

Hydrodynamic Modeling in Lake Champlain: Current Resources, Major Gaps

Published 2021
In Lake Champlain, hydrodynamic models have been developed and utilized for a variety of purposes. Hydrodynamic models are computer-based programs designed to simulate processes and movements in water bodies. This document, published by the Lake Champlain Basin Program and supported by Lake Champlain Sea Grant, summarizes early modeling efforts focused on Lake Champlain and describes five hydrodynamic models used to describe the hydrodynamics of the lake.

Initial Recommendations for Bird and Pollinator Friendly Management Intervale Center and Farms

Published 2021
This report is an initial habitat assessment and list of preliminary recommendations for the Intervale Center and any of the independently operated farms leasing and working land on the property in Burlington, Vermont. The purpose of this report is to describe current site conditions and offer ideas for management options to guide the development of future conservation plans. Audubon Vermont and the Gund Institute at the University of Vermont have partnered for a Bird and Bee Friendly Farming Initiative to promote the creation and improvement of on-farm habitat for birds and pollinators and to document the ecological and economic benefits of those practices on demonstration farms.

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Letter to Homeowners

Published 2021
This letter from Lake Champlain Sea Grant to homeowners in the Lake Champlain basin lists resources on the Lake Champlain Sea Grant website and on partner websites to help manage homes, properties, and stormwater runoff in environmentally friendly ways.

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Video Series About Lake Champlain

Published 2021
In 2021, Lake Champlain Sea Grant produced this series of 10 videos about Lake Champlain that feature the work and expertise of Lake Champlain Sea Grant education and extension staff. Learn about Lake Champlain and ways you can contribute to help keep the lake and basin healthy.

Learn About Lake Champlain

Published 2021
This post card promotes 10 videos about Lake Champlain that feature the work and expertise of Lake Champlain Sea Grant education and extension staff. Learn about Lake Champlain and ways you can contribute to help keep the lake and basin healthy.

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