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
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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?
More than 130 concerned residents attended an LCC public forum to discuss the risks of crude oil train traffic through the Adirondack Park and Champlain Valley last week, with many saying they would urge New York state officials to fully assess the risks to communities and the … [Read more...] about Oil Train Forum Attendees Call for Action
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
Each summer LCC trains and oversees citizen monitors to report on algae conditions in their area. This program provides critical data on where and when blooms are happening and helps inform public health officials as to whether the water is safe for swimming. (LCC) People … [Read more...] about LCC Seeks Essex Blue-Green Algae Monitor