Vt., NY And Quebec To Design Lake Study Plan

The international organization that deals with issues in the Lake Champlain area is working to design a study to find ways to reduce future flooding in the lake and the Canadian river that drains it.

Vt. Issues Towns New Stormwater Permits

The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is working to reduce water pollution in the Lake Champlain watershed by requiring a number of municipalities and other groups to do more to control storm water runoff.

No Quick Way To Control Water Flea

Researchers say there’s no quick way to control and eliminate the invasive spiny water flea from Lake George, so they’re recommending ways to try to keep it from spreading to Lake Champlain.

Anchor From Shipwreck Washes Up On Beach

Officials say a 19th century anchor from a Lake Champlain freighter has been found off a Burlington beach and it will likely be transported to a deeper, shipwreck preserve.

Shelburne Considers Purchasing Fire Rescue Boat

The Shelburne Fire Department has proposed purchasing a used fire rescue boat to use on Lake Champlain for approximately $36,000. If purchased, it would be the only firefighting boat in the area.