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
Lake Champlain Committee
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
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?
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