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New York 2017-2018 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Guides available

New York 2017-2018 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Guides available The New York 2017-2018 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Guide is now available. Regulations in the guide are in effect from April 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018. Anglers should review a copy of the guide before casting a line after April 1.   Lake Champlain Special Focus This year's guide showcases Lake Champlain, with feature articles on Lake Champlain Fishing and Fisheries Management.   How to Get Your…

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Winooski fish lift open for the season

Fish lift at the Winooski One hydroelectric facility is operating for the spring seasonSourced through Scoop.it from: www.burlingtonfreepress.comThe Winooski One fish lift is operated annually through a joint effort between Vermont Fish & Wildlife, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Burlington Electric Department and Green Mountain Power.See on Scoop.it - Lake Champlain…

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Have a Crappie spring!

One of the most popular and sought after freshwater fish after ice out is the spring crappie.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.suncommunitynews.comREMINDER: NYS regulations for Lake Champlain’s crappie size limit is 8 inches and daily limit is 25.See on Scoop.it - Lake Champlain…

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Keep Local Farm Funds helps Vermont farmers protect water quality, awards over $100,000 in grants

CVFC will use the funds primarily to help farmers learn about new ways to protect and enhance water quality in the state. CVFC is a non‐profit organization dedicated to preserving the quality of the environment while maintaining a strong farm economy in Vermont.Sourced through Scoop.it from: vermontbiz.comSee on Scoop.it - Lake Champlain…

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Scientists Discuss Growing Microfiber Pollution Problem

In the last year or so many people have become familiar with microbeads — the microscopic abrasive balls in cosmetic and other cleansing products.Sourced through Scoop.it from: wamc.orgThis week, Mountain Lake PBS in Plattsburgh taped a forum on the environmental hazards of microbeads. The scientists also pointed out that microfibers are harming the region’s waterways.See on Scoop.it - Lake Champlain…

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Pharmaceuticals present in Burlington wastewater

UVM researcher found Burlington treatment plant pouring water into Lake Champlain with concentrations of pharmaceuticals.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.burlingtonfreepress.comThe drug residue is having a measurable effect on aquatic life in the lake, with pharmaceutical buildup seen in the brains of fish and behavior changes observed in zooplankton, which could have a cascading effect through the food chain.See on Scoop.it - Lake Champlain…

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Biking on the Adirondack Coast

Renowned for its great road biking, the Adirondack Coast offers bike routes, ranging in difficulty that cross through the Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains. Small towns and postcard views offer plenty of opportunity for rest and recreation along the way. Board a ferry and spend the day exploring nearby Burlington, VT. Or journey 60 miles north to Montreal, QC and experience the city Bicycling magazine rated the number one cycling city in North America. Whatever your speed, we have…

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Adirondack Coast Beaches

The Adirondack Coast is renowned for its pristine beaches stretching along the shores of Lake Champlain or tucked away at the edge of a quiet river or mountain lake.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.youtube.comSee on Scoop.it - Lake Champlain…

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Toxin Testing in Fish

The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) has released a request for proposals to study accumulation of mercury and toxins from blue-green algae in fish.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.lakechamplaincommittee.orgThe assessment of toxins from cyanobacteria is new for Lake Champlain. Each season questions arise about whether it is safe to consume fish following blue-green algae blooms. It is not known if toxins accumulate in the food chain, and if they do where in the fish they might appear.…

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How one Vermont farm thwarts water pollution

Wayne Fiske has chosen farm practices that improve water quality in the Rock River — and the Missisquoi BaySourced through Scoop.it from: www.burlingtonfreepress.comHistorically, throughout the Rock River watershed, the loss of phosphorus (“P”) from topsoil through timbering and farming has contributed to a destructive surplus downstream, in Lake Champlain’s Missisquoi Bay. The cumulative, downhill shift of phosphorus due to agriculture has worked dramatic changes in the Missisquoi:…

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