Content manager: Shari Halik, Communications Professional, University of Vermont
Website manager: The Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative
A cooperative program of the University of Vermont and SUNY Plattsburgh, Lake Champlain Sea Grant is a part of a national network of 35 projects and programs at coastal and Great Lakes colleges, coordinated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The mission of the Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative is to serve the northeast temperate forest region through improved understanding of long-term trends, annual conditions, and interdisciplinary relationships of the physical, chemical, and biological components of forested ecosystems.
The NSRC addresses the importance of the Northern Forest to society and the need for research to have relevance and benefit to the people who live there, work with its resources, use its products, visit it, and care about it.
Research at the Vermont Unit aims to address questions in fisheries and wildlife conservation and management that are of interest to state and federal natural resource management agencies and conservation organizations. Areas of research emphasis are lake food webs, invasive species, landscape ecology, conservation biology, and population modeling.
The Vermont Water Center has served the citizens of the state of Vermont by funding research on major issues of concern to the state, by disseminating information on water resources throughout Vermont and by helping to educate students about the various aspects of water resources.
The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources cultivates an appreciation and enhanced understanding of ecological and social processes and values aimed at maintaining the integrity of natural systems and achieving a sustainable human community in harmony with the natural environment.
Located on the shores of Lake Champlain, researchers at the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory use a suite of observational, experimental, and modeling approaches to improve our understanding of ecological processes for both basic and applied applications.
The Vermont Center for Ecostudies advances wildlife conservation with the combined force of scientific research and informed citizens. Our biologists study birds, insects, amphibians, and other wildlife from Canada to South America. Enhancing our work is a legion of volunteer citizen naturalists.