• 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. …

Learn From Local Naturalists

The dark days of winter are finally lengthening, but there are still plenty of long winter nights ahead. Why not learn a little about the natural world through an online presentation? There are quite a few online webinar types opportunities from Vermont Conservation organizations. Many of the naturalists making these …

NALMS Resources Available to Non-Members

The North American Lake Management Society is a lake-focused group composed of lake scientists, policy makers, volunteers, residents, and visitors. Their mission is to ‘forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster management’ of lakes and reservoirs. Though NALMS is a membership-based organization, there are several good lake resources …

Finding Treasure

Today’s post was inspired by a compendium of one of my favorite cartoon strips – Calvin and Hobbes. It’s called “There’s Treasure …

Meet The Neighbors: Cyanobacteria

Late summer is the time when people really visit lakes. The chilly waters of early summer have warmed to the perfect temperature …

On Vacation At The Lake

When I mentioned that I was going on vacation to our cottage on Lake Michigan, someone asked how I could call it …