Lake Champlain Research Consortium

The mission of the  Lake Champlain Research Consortium (LCRC) is to coordinate and facilitate research and scholarship of the Lake Champlain ecosystem and related issues; to provide opportunities for training and education of students on lake issues; and to aid in the dissemination of information gathered through lake endeavors.

The Lake Champlain Research Consortium is a co-sponsor of the Lake Champlain Research Conference in May 2022. Learn more >>

About Us

The LCRC consists of faculty, staff, and students of institutions in the Lake Champlain Basin who are conducting research in the areas of water quality and ecosystem health.

Member Institutions

Castleton UniversityMiddlebury CollegeNorthern Vermont UniversitySaint Michael’s CollegeState University of New York – PlattsburghUniversity of Vermont

Faculty at LCRC member institutions with research interests in lake and watershed science are encouraged to add their information to the spreadsheet linked here.

Executive Director

Tim Mihuc, State University of New York at Plattsburgh


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LCRC Bylaws

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Research Priorities

  • Nutrients
  • Biodiversity
  • Toxins
  • In-lake water circulation
  • Social/cultural/economic values

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Research and Travel Grants

The (LCRC) has funding available for undergraduate students attending LCRC member institutions who are conducting research on Lake Champlain and its basin. Funds also may be used to travel to a conference if the student is presenting research related to the Lake Champlain basin.
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