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.

Maintaining Driveways

Published 2022
This rack card produced by BLUE BTV explains how driveways can contribute to stormwater and pollutant runoff into waterways, what cities, like Burlington, Vermont, are doing to encourage impervious driveways, and actions that individuals can take to maintain their own driveways to keep waterways clean.

Municipal Survey on Resilience to Natural Hazards

Published 2022
This 7-page report outlines responses from a November 2021 survey conducted by Lake Champlain Sea Grant of municipal officials in the Lake Champlain basin to understand their needs related to natural hazards/flooding resilience. The survey received 156 responses, representing 25 municipalities in New York and 76 municipalities in Vermont.

Raise the Blade

Published 2022
This news story by Lake Champlain Sea Grant staff Linda Patterson on the Raise the Blade initiative was posted on the Vermont Interfaith Power & Light website.

Recreational boating, sewage production, and potential implications for phosphorus loading in Lake Champlain

Published 2022
In this scientific article in the Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, researchers conducted surveys of marinas and boaters to estimate sewage production by marina-using boaters. These data allowed estimation of potential phosphorus contributions to Lake Champlain by improperly disposed sewage. Such contributions were negligible compared to other known Lake Champlain phosphorus sources.

Research Seminar: Efficacy of a Woodchip Bioreactor for Denitrification of Tertiary Effluent from the Bolton Wastewater Treatment Plant (Lake George, Warren Country, New York)

Published 2022
In this video, researchers from the Lake George Association and the Town of Bolton, NY presented results from their completed Lake Champlain Sea Grant-funded project to test a woodchip bioreactor to treat effluent from the Town of Bolton wastewater treatment plant. The bioreactor successfully reduced effluent nitrates by 38 percent.