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Concentrations of legacy organic contaminants in Lake Champlain lake trout

March 9, 2022 — Project Summary: From 2012-2018, researchers measured the concentrations of six types of organic contaminants in lake trout collected from Lake… Read More

Measuring phosphorus contributions from agricultural tile drains in the Jewett Brook watershed

January 19, 2022 — Project Summary: Over two years from 2016 to 2017, water flow and phosphorus concentrations were measured in 12 tile drain… Read More

Lake Champlain Atlantic salmon have potential to naturally adapt in response to invasive species impacts

December 3, 2021 — Project summary: A 2019 study by Avril M. Harder et al. explored whether genetic variation in Lake Champlain Atlantic salmon… Read More

Determining the efficacy of field practices and manure management to reduce phosphorus losses from tile-drained agricultural fields

November 5, 2021 — Project Summary This project, conducted in partnership with Stone Environmental and Newtrient, LLC, developed a robust model to represent edge-of-field… Read More

Survey of cyanotoxins and mercury contamination in Lake Champlain fish

September 15, 2021 — Project summary From 2016-2017, the Lake Champlain Basin Program supported a study to measure cyanotoxins and mercury in the tissue… Read More

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