Communications and Program Associate, Lake Champlain Sea Grant, Vermont Water Center, and Northeastern States Research Cooperative
ReporterIs the Summer of 2023 an Indicator of Future Rain Patterns in Vermont?
Bigger storms and more winter precipitation drive predicted precipitation increases in the Northeast.
ReporterContaminated Food Waste—How to Measure It and Where Does It Belong?
As Vermont considers how to tackle food waste, researchers evaluate microplastic contamination in food waste and derived soil amendments.
ReporterIs Lake Champlain Prepared for a Quagga Mussel Invasion?
As the threat of quagga mussels looms over Lake Champlain, researchers determine potential ecosystem impacts to expect upon their arrival.
ReporterHow to Survive in a Constantly Changing Environment? Measuring Leopard Frog Responses to Drought
Researchers across the eastern United States found simulated drought has developmental disadvantages, and even increased mortality, in frogs.
ReporterLearn About Environmental Permitting and Property Planning with the Vermont Natural Resources Atlas
It’s been ten years since the Natural Resources Atlas came out; learn how people have used it and what it can offer.
ReporterSmall-Scale Farmers Explore Ways to Sustainably Reduce Weed Growth: Tradeoffs of Tarping
Researchers work with local farmers to determine advantages and challenges of tarping; an up-and-coming agroecological practice.
ReporterExploring the Value of Residents’ Relationships with Nature in the Winooski River Watershed
Researchers found that people’s deep relationships with nature, and the values attached to those relationships, are connected to empathy with nature.
ReporterLake Acidification: Ecosystems Before, During, and After
Long-term monitoring of Beaver Pond shows how lake ecosystems are recovering from acidification amidst climate change.
ReporterAirborne Emissions of PFAS Can Contaminate Soil and Groundwater
Airborne emission of PFAS found in soils and groundwater downwind from Teflon factory in Bennington, Vermont.
ReporterOngoing Research Aims to Improve Water Quality, Pollinator Habitat, and Support Abenaki
A pilot research project is using a holistic approach to riparian buffer restoration in the Champlain Valley.
ReporterMotivations for Maintaining Crop Diversity on Vermont Farms
Backyard gardeners and small farmers may play a crucial role in crop diversity and seed saving efforts in Vermont.