I wanted to let you know of the follow-up on the cyanobacteria bloom that was observed on 7/15/19 near the Essex Marina (see photo above courtesy of Tina Gardner). Both the Lake Champlain Committee (LCC) and Essex Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Tina Gardner (a … [Read more...] about Follow-up on 7/15/19 Cyanobacteria Bloom in Essex, NY
Who: You and anyone who recreates on or around water What: Lake Champlain Committee Cyanobacteria Information Session When: Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 5:00 PM POSTPONED (We will share the news when it is rescheduled.) Where: Essex Town Hall, Essex NY Why: A cyanobacteria bloom … [Read more...] about Learn How to Recognize & Avoid Toxic Algae Blooms
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