Explore frequently asked questions from our Resource Room at ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain.

A: Three species that reside year-round in the Lake Champlain basin have a unique adaptation that improves their odds of survival through the cold months of winter. The snowshoe hare, ... Read More →
A: During the warm summer months, it’s not uncommon to see turtles sunning on rocks or swimming through lakes and ponds, just like people. In the winter, however, turtles seek ... Read More →
A: Yes! Most frogs hibernate at the bottom of ponds, lakes, and streams, where the temperature holds steady at about 39 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the winter—just warm enough for survival ... Read More →
A: Each year in fall and spring, Lake Champlain and the air above it engage in a thermodynamic duet that results in the lake “turning over,” or mixing—a process both ... Read More →

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