- Key Resource from The Nature Conservancy:
Climate Change in the Champlain Basin: What resource managers can expect and do. See link to report below.
Climate Change and Lake Champlain in the News
Read recent reports, commentary
On climate change, the Vermont Chapter has become a go-to source of information, particularly after the release of the report, "Climate Change in the Champlain Basin." With a lack of ice on Lake Champlain and lack of snow across Vermont this winter, journalists are focusing on the issue and turning to Conservancy scientists for answers.
Read the stories:
- Lack of ice cover might be affecting the ecology of Lake Champlain (Burlington Free Press, Jan. 22, 2012)
- Totally Uncool (Seven Days, Jan. 26, 2012)
Also read commentary in the Times Argus by state environmental scientist Eric Smeltzer about the floods of 2011 and the important role of the conserved wetlands and floodplains of Otter Creek in such dramatic events.
- Lessons from Lake Champlain and the Floods of 2011 (Times Argus, Feb. 26, 2012)