The organization monitors and patrols the lake to be on the look out for potential or worsening problems. The various paddlers’ trails on the lake are watched closely by members and volunteers.
Volunteer site stewards are a crucial part of the Lake Champlain Committee’s stewardship of the Lake Champlain Paddlers’ Trail (LCPT). Stewards adopt one or more Trail sites to visit frequently during the paddling season, using their own boats. Although each site has unique monitoring and stewardship needs, stewards will generally check site conditions on each visit, help keep the site in good shape, and make notes of what they observe on site steward checklist sheets. (Lake Champlain Committee)
Help LCC Steward Paddlers’ Trails
The committee is currently looking for more volunteers to steward these paddle trails in 2013! Maybe you can help?
We’re looking for accomplished paddlers to help check remote Trail locations and areas without on-site managers. Bay Park Beach in Shelburne, Schuyler Island in Chesterfield, Point Au Roche in Plattsburgh, Niquette Bay in Colchester, and Mill River Falls Parcel in Georgia are in need of stewards. You can also help mind the Trail by serving as an “at large steward” and report on any Trail locations you visit during the paddling season. It’s a great way to get out on the water! (Lake Champlain Committee)
Different trails have different stewardship needs. Go to the Lake Champlain Committee website to learn more and see the full list of sites needing stewards.
The Lake Champlain Committee organizes many volunteer events and activities. Please email Lake Champlain Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out this online form if you’re interested in any of the Lake Champlain Committee’s volunteer opportunities.
- Pledge to Protect Lake Champlain (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- The Art of Lake Champlain: Inspiring Landscape (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- 1954 LCT Ferry Brochure (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- Vermont Sail Freight Project 100% Funded (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)