Community Engagement Specialist, Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative
ReporterThe Northeastern Forest Inventory Network Connects People, Data, and Information
The Northeastern Forest Inventory Network (NEFIN) connects people, data and information related to forest inventory programs across the Northeast.
ReporterLong-term Soil Monitoring Program Established to Detect Environmental Change
A 100-year+ study monitoring soil in Vermont forests completed the first 15 years of sampling and detected small changes in soil chemistry over time.
InvestigatorTracking Shifts in Natural Disturbance Events: Using FEMC’s New Online Tool
The Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative’s new tool tracks shifts in natural disturbances to monitor how they might change with a warming climate.
ReporterInvasive Plants Threaten National Parks; Vermont Manages to Decrease Invasive Population
Researchers uncover the extent to which rapidly-spreading non-native plants are impacting national parks in the Eastern U.S.
ReporterClimate Change in the Northeast: New Tool from Cornell’s Climate Smart Farming Program
New online tool from Cornell’s Climate Smart Farming Program helps Northeastern farmers understand how the local climate has changed since 1950.
InvestigatorVermont Forest Parcelization Online Tool
A new online tool is available to explore changes in parcel ownership and size across Vermont.
ReporterRoad Salt in Our Waterways
Researchers investigated the long-term trends of road salt use on 371 freshwater lakes across North America, including 20 lakes in Vermont.
ReporterUrban Flooding: Historic Events and Future Mitigation
Researchers used historic data and GIS to improve predictability of where urban flooding is likely to occur.
ReporterEffectiveness of Riparian Corridors
Researchers asked the question: How does stream geomorphic condition vary, not just with presence or absence of forest cover, but with differences in
ReporterLong-Term Water Quality Trends in Lake Champlain Tributaries
New model parameters were applied to long-term data from 18 tributaries in the Lake Champlain basin to analyze water quality trends.
ReporterFlood Inundation Maps of the Lake Champlain Basin
Maps of predicted inundation have been created to help communities and emergency responders prepare for and react during flood events.
ReporterPrioritizing Green and Natural Stormwater Infrastructure in Vermont Development
Vermont has prioritized the use of green stormwater infrastructure in response to devastation by flooding during extreme storm events.
ReporterUnexpected Range Expansion of Boreal Species Despite Warming Climate
Multiple drivers are affecting the growth of species on mountaintops in the Green and White Mountains.
ReporterDecision-Making Tool Designed to Aid Phosphorus Reduction Measures
Accounting for uncertainty in the management of non-point source phosphorus to improve decision-making in the Lake Champlain basin.
ReporterMore Wet Days and Greater Precipitation Predicted for the Northeast
Long-term data analyzed to predict heavy storm and flood events.
ReporterSummary of the Lake Champlain Phosphorus Management Plan
The State of Vermont has developed a plan to reduce phosphorus inputs into Lake Champlain, focusing on nonpoint pollution from a variety of sources.
ReporterMonitoring Vermont's Forests for Disease and Pests
An annual report of the state of Vermont's forests is released.
ReporterUnderstanding How Climate Change Will Impact Streamflow in the Lake Champlain Basin
Climate models were analyzed to predict future streamflow scenarios in the Mad River.
Investigator, ReporterEstimating Sediment and Phosphorus Loading from Continuous Data
New technologies and methods were evaluated to estimate sediment and phosphorus transport into Lake Champlain.
ReporterAssessment of the Biological Condition of Vermont Streams
Wadeable streams across Vermont were monitored for biological condition 2008-2012.
ReporterShifting Seasons: Developing a Standardized Method for Estimating the Start of Spring
Researchers compared methods, including remote sensing and field metrics to identify the best method when estimating the start of spring.
ReporterCisco Provide Linkage Between Nearshore and Offshore Habitats
Cisco eggs provide an important food source for fish in the nearshore region of lakes during winter.
ReporterVermont Researchers Respond to Acid Rain Research as Part of the Scientific Method
Scientists at the University of Vermont published a letter as a response to a study stating a recovery of Eastern redcedar from acid rain.
ReporterLake Trout Spawning
Shallow reefs in Lake Champlain may provide ideal habitat for spawning lake trout.
ReporterBetter Back Roads Management Evaluation
The Better Back Roads program has been in use since 1997 on rural roads in Vermont. This study evaluated several different Best Management Practices.
ReporterHealth of Sugar Maple Trees
Acid deposition in conjunction with a changing climate may be inhibiting growth of sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh).
ReporterBlack Bass Health Following Tournaments
Assessing the stress of increasingly popular fisihing tournaments on black bass populations.