Tag Archive for Lake Champlain

New trees to protect water quality


As of last Thursday, 300 trees were planted in Colchester along Route 7 with the goal of cleaning up water quality in Lake Champlain, officials from three involved organizations said. Representatives from The Nature Conservancy, Vermont Fish & Wildlife and Keurig Green Mountain all teamed up the morning of June 1 to plant the trees…

Catch and release


“I’m never swimming in Lake Champlain again.” So joked Lauren Dunn’s friend after learning Dunn caught two huge fish there on October 2. Both of them are pending world record status. Dunn, a first-year engineering student at St. Michael’s College who holds nearly 40 International Game Fish Association world records, started fishing at age 4.…