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A Fish Story: The Battle to Remove Swanton Dam

Think You Know Champlain? June, 2014

The Swanton Dam on the Missisquoi River

By Wayne A. Laroche

 

Think You Know Champlain? April, 2014

Fisheries Vulnerable When They Rely on Hatcheries
By Wayne A. Laroche
LCI Staff Scientist
Fish at a Vermont Fish Hatchery | Credit: VT Fish & Wildlife Dept.

Think You Know Champlain? March, 2014

The Fall Line: It’s Impact on “Native” Fishes of the Lake Champlain Basin

Think You Know Champlain? February, 2014

Fort St. Anne, Isle LaMotte, VT:  Lake Champlain-A Dangerous Place
By Wayne Laroche, LCI Staff Scientist
 

Think You Know Champlain? January, 2014

Lake Champlain Freeze-Up
By Wayne Laroche
LCI Staff Scientist
 

A ten year rolling average trend line of Lake Champlain freeze-up dates suggests a trend of later freeze up dates that seems to begin about 1894.   It makes sense that freeze-up dates must be limited in how late in the winter that they can move.  Obviously, late winter merges into spring when warmer days insure open water.

Think You Know Champlain? December, 2013

Lake Champlain: Water Temperature Affects Fish Behavior
By Wayne A. Laroche
LCI Staff Scientist
 

Think You Know Champlain? November, 2013

Lake Champlain: The Thermocline

By Wayne Laroche, LCI Staff Scientist

Think You Know Champlain? October, 2013

Return of the Muskellunge to Lake Champlain
By Wayne A. Laroche
LCI Staff Scientist
A record Lake Champlain musky
Image by John Hall

Think You Know Champlain? September, 2013

Causeways: Cause Habitat Fragmentation in Lake Champlain

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