Featured Projects

Aquatic Invasive Species Removal
The Upper Saranac Foundation has removed more than 6.5 tons of invasive Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM) from Follensby Clear Pond in the upper Saranac Lake watershed in a two-year period. The ... Read More →
Artist-in-Residence
The Friends of the Winooski River, based in Montpelier, VT, is hosting a residency program for two artists to work with schools and community groups in the Winooski River watershed. ... Read More →
Spiny Softshell Turtle Conservation
The Zoo de Granby in Québec conducted an outreach program to educate the public about the endangered spiny softshell turtle and engage citizens in actions promoting the health of the ... Read More →
Otis Brook Culvert Replacement
The Ausable River Association used a climate-ready culvert design to replace an undersized and failing culvert over the Otis Brook in Jay, NY. The new culvert allows fish and other ... Read More →
Mapping Fish Distribution
The Ausable River Association (AsRA) is using environmental DNA (eDNA) to detect and map fish in the New York portion of the Basin. The study will produce distribution maps for ... Read More →
Dam Removal on the Bogue Branch
The Franklin County Natural Resources District led an effort on behalf of a local landowner to remove the 125-foot-long Johnsons Mill Dam on the Bogue Branch in Bakersfield, Vermont. The ... Read More →
Creating Storm Smart Properties
Friends of the Mad River (FMR) continues to expand its Storm Smart program for helping property owners protect roads and waterways. Launched in the Mad River Valley of Vermont in 2018, the program is expanding to the Winooski River watershed in partnership with the ... Read More →
Replacing Undersized Culverts
The Lake George Association (LGA) worked with a group of partners to replace an undersized culvert on Foster Brook in Huletts Landing, NY. In recent years, two catastrophic events (tropical ... Read More →
Teaching with a Giant Map
The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) and faculty from Castleton State University are developing lake-focused lesson plans and working with teachers to develop and provide curriculum instruction using a large-format ... Read More →
Fish Community Monitoring
Researchers at the University of Vermont have started a new fish surveying program in Lake Champlain to assess changes in fish populations. The study pays particular attention to the impact of growing lake trout populations ... Read More →

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