The 2018 State of the Lake and Ecosystem Indicators Report was compiled by the Lake Champlain Steering Committee and LCBP staff, with input from the LCBP Technical Advisory Committee, Education and Outreach Committee, and community partners.

Staff Supporting the Program
Call (802) 372-3213, unless otherwise noted
Jim Brangan, Cultural Heritage & Recreation Coordinator
Fred Dunlap, New York Coordinator, NYSDEC, (518) 897-1241
MaryJo Feuerbach, Watersheds and Nonpoint Source Unit Manager, US EPA Region 1, (617) 918-1686
Colleen Hickey, Education & Outreach Coordinator
Eric Howe, Director
Kathy Jarvis, Administrative Assistant
Ellen Kujawa, Technical Associate
Elizabeth Lee, Communications & Publications Associate
Martin Mimeault, Québec Coordinator, Québec MDDELCC, (retired 2018)
Ryan Mitchell, Communications & Publications Coordinator
Meg Modley Gilbertson, Aquatic Nuisance Species Coordinator
Mario Paula, Lake Champlain Coordinator, US EPA Region 2, (212) 637-3819
Bethany Sargent, Vermont Coordinator, VTANR (802) 490-6117
Pete Stangel, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Matthew Vaughan, Technical Coordinator
Resource Room Staff: Laura Hollowell, Stephanie Larkin, Cynthia Norman (802) 864-1848

Design: Ryan Mitchell, Elizabeth Lee, LCBP
Publication Date: June 2018
Printed at Queen City Printers on 100% post-consumer recycled and Forest Stewardship Council certified paper.
The views expressed in this report do not necessarily reflect the positions of the US EPA or NEIWPCC.

Suggested citation: Lake Champlain Basin Program. 2018 State of the Lake and Ecosystem Indicators Report. Grand Isle, VT.  June 2018.

Lake Champlain Basin Program Technical Advisory Committee
William Ardren, Vice-Chair, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Kevin Behm,  Addison County Regional Planning Commission
Breck Bowden, University of  Vermont
Jennifer Callahan, Vermont Agency of Transportation
Dennis DeWeese, USDA-NY Natural Resources Conservation Service
Laura DiPietro, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
Fred Dunlap, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
MaryJo Feuerbach*, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1
Curt Gervich, SUNY Plattsburgh
James Jutras, Village of Essex Junction, VT
Neil Kamman, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Mark Malchoff, Lake Champlain Sea Grant
Martin Mimeault, Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (ret.)
Mario Paula*, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2
Bernie Pientka, Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department
Fletcher (Kip) Potter, USDA-VT Natural Resources Conservation Service (ret.)
Edwin Romanowicz, SUNY Plattsburgh
Andrew Schroth, University of Vermont
Angela Shambaugh, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
James Shanley, U.S. Geological Survey
Ed Snizek,  Adirondack Park Agency (ret.)
Michael Winslow, Chair
Eric Young, Miner Institute

*ex-officio non-voting

Special thanks to:
Eric Perkins, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1
Brad Young, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Chris Smith, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Philip Brett, LCBP Boat Launch Steward
Laura Medalie, U.S. Geological Survey
Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee
Students from Williston Central School, Williston, VT
Students from Edmunds Middle School, Burlington, VT
Students from Hunt Middle School, Burlington, VT
…and many others who provided input on indicators.

Lake Champlain partners at OFA signing

Lake Champlain management partners gathered for the release of the LCBP’s management plan Opportunities for Action under the gaze of the Lake Champlain Bridge in Crown Point, New York in June 2017. Photo: LCBP.