• Welcome to FOVLAP’s newest blog!  Here we share news of how Vermont’s lake and watershed associations translate knowledge into action as we collaborate to protect water quality.  Please let us know if you have a story to contribute or you have a shore land problem area you need help with. …

Change – a Natural Lake Process

Earlier this summer, the world lost a lake.  A lava flow from Mount Kilauea in Hawaii entered the lake and boiled it away in about 5 hours.  In Pakistan, a month later, a new lake formed temporarily after a portions of a glacier sheared off and fell into a large …

Emerald Ash Borer Has Reached Vermont

Earlier this summer, the first Emerald Ash Borers were found in Vermont.  Within a few weeks, several other locations in the state were confirmed to have this invasive insect pest.  Its arrival wasn’t much of a surprise.  Neighboring states and Canadian provinces have been coping with EAB for several years now …

Lake-friendly healthy lawns

Spring has finally arrived and if you’re like me, you have a long list of things to do outside.  High on many …