Company gets ready to bury power line in Lake Champlain

Elizabeth Frank enjoys a nice view of Lake Champlain from her Orwell residence. But something far more unusual — and alarming — has commanded her attention during recent weeks

Farming and climate the focus of UVM study

From planting cover crops to transitioning toward no-till or reduced-till approaches, farmers throughout the state are implementing a variety of practices aimed at keeping phosphorus and other nutrients on their land and out of nearby waterways. 

Walk on giant Lake Champlain map at Bixby this Saturday

The Bixby Library is proud to exhibit an accurate, detailed 35-by-25-foot map of Lake Champlain and its watershed.

Vt. Fish and Wildlife urges people to stay off the ice

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is advising the public to stay off the ice on Lake Champlain due to unsafe conditions, and to exercise caution on other bodies of water.

First Wednesday talks move online for winter

Don’t worry about traveling out into the cold, or icy roads, or that tickle in your throat… because the monthly Vermont Humanities First Wednesdays talks will be virtual for January, February and March.

Meetings set for Lake Champlain Tactical Basin plan

The 2022 Draft South Lake Champlain Tactical Basin Plan will be available for public comment from Oct. 7 through Nov. 7.

Weather fills most sails at the annual regatta

As they have been, more often than not, over the past decade, the winds on Lake Champlain were kind to the Diamond Island Regatta on Aug. 13.

UVM asking for anglers to help with studies

University of Vermont researchers are enlisting the help of Lake Champlain anglers this summer to complete two important studies.

Community leaders discuss water quality

There’s too much phosphorus in Lake Champlain, and it’s past time to do something about it.

Clean your boat! Stop invasive species

GRAND ISLE — After a long winter, many anglers and boaters look forward to starting their recreation season on Lake Champlain as early as possible. Unfortunately, aquatic invasive plants and animals, like curly leaf pond weed and zebra mussels, do not tak … (read more)

Lake research conference set for May 23-24

The conference will bring together lake and watershed stakeholders, including researchers, resource managers, and the public to learn about findings from recent research on Lake Champlain and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act.

Research grants available for Lake Champlain

The South Lake Champlain Fund supports projects focused on education and research concerning the cultural and ecological history and heritage of Southern Lake Champlain.

Vorstevelds settle issue with fine, remedial work

The Agency of Natural Resources Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on Tuesday announced that Vorsteveld Farm LLC agreed to pay a five-figure fine and perform corrective and remedial actions for unpermitted activities associated with its Large … (read more)

Panton neighbors take farm to court, alleging pollution

Panton lakefront residents allege in a civil lawsuit that changes made by one of the biggest dairy farms in Addison County over the past eight years have polluted their property and Lake Champlain.

No rides on Shoreham’s Fort Ti ferry yet

SHOREHAM — The Fort Ticonderoga Ferry, which provides 7-minute-long ferry rides across Lake Champlain from Shoreham, Vt., to Ticonderoga, N.Y., has not yet reopened this summer.Longtime ferry owners Michael and Alison Matot this past winter sold the ferry … (read more)