In the last few months courts in Washington State and Iowa have ruled that manure can be a pollutant. While many may see these decisions as obvious, manure has more frequently been considered a resource rather than a pollutant. In reality it can be both. According … [Read more...] about Manure Happens
April showers bring May flowers, or so the proverb goes. April on average is a wetter month than March, though not as wet as May. As sunlight strengthens in spring the air gets warmer, and there is an abundance of moisture in the form of snow and ice ready to evaporate and … [Read more...] about Do April Showers Bring May Flowers?
Bass are now the most popular recreational sport fish in America, and Lake Champlain has become a destination for bass fishing. In 2012, BassMaster Magazine listed Lake Champlain as the fifth best bass lake in the United States. The lake has an abundance of habitat for both … [Read more...] about Bass Tournaments on Lake Champlain
On August 25 four individual spiny water fleas were found during routine monitoring of Lake Champlain. The invasive exotic zooplankton species were discovered in the middle portion of the Main Lake between Burlington and Port Kent. Since then they have been confirmed from a total … [Read more...] about Spiny Water Fleas Have Arrived – What Next?
Please join the Lake Champlain Committee at Plattsburgh City Hall Auditorium on Thursday, August 28 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM for an important community forum on risks of oil transport. Local emergency services directors, federal spill-response officials, lake ecologists and advocates … [Read more...] about Oil Transport Community Forum