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Project summary Over a 2-year study, a team of researchers at the New York Natural Heritage Program developed a series of field-validated models to estimate stream water quality, assess the ... Read More →
Project summary:  Whole farm nutrient management is a comprehensive approach where all nutrient inputs, outputs, and transfer pathways are considered and optimized for an entire farm’s operation to reduce nutrient ... Read More →
Project Summary: Over three years from 2019-2021, a UVM-based research team used field studies in Otter Creek and Lewis Creek watersheds, lab experiments, and process-based modeling to determine the extent ... Read More →
Project summary: Floodplains play an important role in storing and transforming nutrients in the Lake Champlain Basin, and floodplain restoration aims to revive and enhance these important functions where they ... Read More →
Project Summary: From 2012-2018, researchers measured the concentrations of six types of organic contaminants in lake trout collected from Lake Champlain.  Legacy organic contaminants and dioxin-like compounds are compounds that ... Read More →
Project Summary: Over two years from 2016 to 2017, water flow and phosphorus concentrations were measured in 12 tile drain systems in the Jewett Brook watershed, which drains to St. ... Read More →
Project summary: A 2019 study by Avril M. Harder et al. explored whether genetic variation in Lake Champlain Atlantic salmon was sufficient for a rapid “evolutionary rescue” adaptation to low-thiamine ... Read More →
Project Summary This project, conducted in partnership with Stone Environmental and Newtrient, LLC, developed a robust model to represent edge-of-field phosphorus losses from tile-drained fields. The model was used to ... Read More →
Project summary From 2016-2017, the Lake Champlain Basin Program supported a study to measure cyanotoxins and mercury in the tissue of lake trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, and white ... Read More →
Project summary In 2017, the City of Plattsburgh conducted a study to determine the relationship between precipitation events and the concentration of fecal indicating bacteria (FIB), as well as the ... Read More →

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