The first grant will help scientists and policy makers understand the extent of road salt pollution in Lake Champlain. The second grant will support AWI scientists to assess the effectiveness of recent stormwater upgrades in Lake Placid to improve water quality in Mirror Lake. [Read more…] about Adk Watershed Institute Wins Road Salt, Green Infrastructure Grants
Lake Champlain Basin Program
The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) has released a Request for Pre-proposals (RFPP) for Artist-in-Residence (AiR) programs. This opportunity will support development of Artist-in-Residence programs in 2023 and 2024 that recruit artists to use scientific data, cultural trends, or historical facts to interpret natural resources in the Lake Champlain basin. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Basin Program Seeks Artist-in-Residence Proposals
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in partnership with the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) and the non-Federal sponsor, New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) have announced the completion of the Champlain Canal Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Barrier Phase 1 Study and the recommendation that a barrier be installed to limit the movement of invasive species into Lake Champlain. [Read more…] about Study Calls For Champlain Canal Barrier To Control Invasive Species
Two virtual public meetings will be held on May 3rd and May 10th. LCBP staff will review the plan during these two virtual meetings and answer questions throughout the public presentations. This is the fifth update of the management plan since 1996. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Management Plan Comments Sought
The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), Lake Champlain Sea Grant, and the Lake Champlain Research Consortium have announced that registration is now open for the 2022 Lake Champlain Research Conference. The conference will be held May 23rd-24th, 2022 at the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain in downtown Burlington, VT. [Read more…] about 2022 Lake Champlain Research Conference Registration Open
The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is seeking applicants to fill 15 seasonal boat launch steward positions this summer along New York and Vermont Lake Champlain shoreline communities.
Boat launch stewards share the Clean, Drain and Dry message with boaters at more than a dozen public access sites on Lake Champlain. Stewards will work the launches from Memorial Day to late summer or early fall. [Read more…] about Champlain Basin Program Hiring 15 Boat Launch Stewards
The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), Lake Champlain Sea Grant, and the Lake Champlain Research Consortium have announced that the next Lake Champlain Research Conference will be held May 23rd-24th, 2022 at the Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain in downtown Burlington, VT.
The conference was originally scheduled for January 2022 and was postponed due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. [Read more…] about Lake Champlain Research Conference Call for Abstracts Reopened
The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is seeking proposals for a program that will implement innovative enhancements to best management practices (BMPs) on farms in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin in 2022.
These enhanced BMPs will help reduce phosphorus runoff, a prominent threat to clean water in Lake Champlain. Up to $50,000 is available to support the program. [Read more…] about NY Farm Champlain Phosphorus Pollution Grants Available
ALAP is the largest community-science lake monitoring program in the Adirondack region, run in partnership between AWI and Protect the Adirondacks. [Read more…] about Volunteers Sought for Adirondack Lake Monitoring Program
The Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District has announced a new grant program, Education on Agroforestry, funded by the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) and Northeast Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC).
The grant funds a pilot program to develop education and implementation of an agroforestry plan for SUNY Adirondack’s farmlands. [Read more…] about An Education on Agroforestry from Warren County Soil & Water