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With Lake Champlain above flood stage for more than a month this spring, wetlands and floodplains along rivers and lake shorelines are critically important. They act as sponges and filters, storing flood waters, reducing erosion, and cleansing pollutants. Plus, they are great habitat for a wide variety of wildlife. Learn more about these important areas […]
It’s hard to tell. Lake Champlain is close to being frozen over, but airline passengers have seen some open patches this week. While this photo provides no clues, it does provide a unique winter perspective on the Burlington waterfront and Shelburne Bay.
Winter’s stark beauty is on display on a sub-zero day at Delta Park at the mouth of the Winooski River.
If the rocks lurking just below the surface don’t get you in higher water, the zebra mussels on the rocks might when lake levels are down. The Pigs are a group of rocks that pose a hazard to boaters near Appletree Point in Burlington, VT. Zebra mussels are an invasive species that pose a hazard […]
The Island Line Trail on the Colchester Causeway is a great place to ponder life’s big questions.
Lake Champlain has frozen over less frequently in recent decades than in the past. Will it freeze this year? Learn more about how climate change is affecting Lake Champlain Photo by Ian Bleakney.