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Scientists hoping cormorant control project will succeed
Monday, 06/16/08
Environmental groups and state agencies monitoring Lake Champlain are hoping to cut back on a population of Cormorants.  The birds' population has boomed since the pesticide DDT, which had decimated cormorants and other birds, was banned.
Vermont Edition
Vermont Fishing
Wednesday, 06/25/08
By Jane Lindholm
Our series of summer programs continues with a look at how the fish are biting. Anglers and wildlife officials are working to control damaging invasive species that affect our fish population - and they're experimenting with ways to improve fish habitat.
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VT Edition Interview: Candace Page on cormorants and Lake Champlain
Wednesday, 06/25/08
By Jane Lindholm
Veteran journalist Candace Page talks with VPR's Jane Lindholm about the impact of cormorants on Lake Champlain. Since arriving in the early 1980s, the big black birds have multiplied dramatically and efforts are underway to control them.
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State Attempts to Control Cormorant Population on Lake Champlain
Tuesday, 08/03/04
By John Dillon
On Lake Champlain, one bird species is multiplying almost out of control. The double-crested cormorant was a rare visitor to the big lake just two decades ago. Now, almost 20,000 of the fish-eating birds are overrunning several islands and are pushing aside other bird species. The state began shooting cormorants this summer. But a leading biologist is concerned that this attempt at bird control could backfire.
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Commentaries
Water chestnuts
Wednesday, 08/23/06
By Tom Slayton
The southern arm of Lake Champlain is host to several varieties of nuisance plants. Commentator Tom Slayton recently got better acquainted with one of them.
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VPR News
Candace Page's Favorite Outdoor Places
Monday, 07/07/08
By Jane Lindholm
Here are some favorite outdoor places from environmental reporter Candace Page
VPR News
Interview: Art Cohn on the Lois McClure in Montreal
Wednesday, 07/23/08
By Mitch Wertlieb
The replica canal schooner Lois McClure, and its crew have spent part of this summer traveling up the St. Lawrence River.
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Maritime Museum boat will join Quebec anniversary, launch Champlain's 400th
Monday, 05/26/08
By Ross Sneyd
In a few weeks, a reproduction of a 19th century boat that plied the waters of Lake Champlain will set sail for Quebec City. The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's replica canal schooner, the Lois McClure, will visit Quebec to help mark the city's 400th anniversary. As VPR's Ross Sneyd reports, the festivities in Quebec also start the observation of a big anniversary in the Champlain Valley.
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Interview with Art Cohn aboard the Lois McClure
Wednesday, 07/02/08
By Mitch Wertlieb
Celebrations will take place tomorrow in Quebec City as Quebeckers mark the 400th anniversary of the founding of their city, and Vermont will be well represented by the crew of the replica schooner Lois McClure. Art Cohn, director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is aboard the ship. He speaks with VPR's Mitch Wertlieb.
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Lois McClure sets sail for Quebec
Tuesday, 06/17/08
The Lois McClure, an 88-foot full-scale replica of a 19th century lake freighter, sets sail from Lake Champlain's Basin Harbor today bound for Quebec City.
Commentaries
Launching the Lois McClure
Saturday, 07/03/04
By Tom Slayton
This Fourth of July commentator Tom Slayton is celebrating a new link to the history of Lake Champlain.
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Lake Champlain Monster celebrated in song
Tuesday, 08/19/08
Plattsburgh folk musician Stan Ransom, who's known as the Connecticut Peddler, has written a song celebrating the mystery of the Lake Champlain Monster.  It's called, Champ, and it's from his album, Songs of Lake Champlain.
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VPR News
A view from the Islands
Wednesday, 07/30/03
This week VPR takes you to Grand Isle County. We'll explore life on the islands and the issues that affect Vermont's fastest growing county and the lake that surrounds it.
VPR News
Senators push for bill to protect water quality
Friday, 04/11/08
Vermont's senators are pushing for a bill that they say will ensure federal protection for water quality and biodiversity around Lake Champlain. Eric Niiler has the story.
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Commentaries
VT Women: Sadie White
Thursday, 03/26/09
By Julia Lewandoski
VPR is observing Women's History Month - and the Champlain quadricentennial - by honoring five women who contributed to the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Today, Julia Lewandoski* has the story of Sadie White - Winooski mill worker, long-time state legislator, and preservationist.
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Commentaries
VT Women: Florence Weld
Wednesday, 03/25/09
By Joan Curtis
VPR is celebrating Women's History Month - and the Champlain quadricentennial - with stories of five women who contributed to the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Among them is the story of Florence Weld, longest-serving director of Camp Hochelaga on Lake Champlain, told by Mrs. Weld's granddaughter, Joan Curtis.
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Commentaries
VT Women: Philomene Daniels
Tuesday, 03/24/09
By Julia Lewandoski
This week - for women's history month and the Lake Champlain quadricentennial - VPR salutes five women who contributed to the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Today, freelance writer and researcher, Julia Lewandoski, has the story of Philomene** Daniels - first woman Steamboat Captain on Lake Champlain - and in the nation.
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Series and Specials
VT Women: A Women's History Month Special Series
Monday, 03/23/09
Five women who figured prominently in the settling, development and culture of the Champlain Valley.
Commentaries
VT Women: Fanny Allen
Monday, 03/23/09
By Cyndy Bittinger
March is women's history month and in anticipation of the Lake Champlain quadricentennial, VPR is honoring the memory of five women who figured prominently in the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Writer and historian Cyndy Bittinger has the story of Fanny Allen, privileged daughter of Ethan Allen who chose a life of service.
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Commentaries
VT Women: Grandma Lampman
Friday, 03/27/09
By Louise Lampman-Larivee
All this week, VPR has been observing Women's History Month - and the Champlain quadricentennial - by honoring Vermont women who contributed to the history and culture of the Champlain Valley. Louise Lampman-Larivee is the greatgranddaughter of the Abenaki woman from Swanton known as Grandma Lampman, who was known for her knowledge of tribal customs and medicinal herbs.
VPR News
Swanton schoolkids learn the art of the ballad
Wednesday, 04/29/09
By Steve Zind
Folk legend Pete Sutherland helps students in Swanton craft their own ballad to honor Lake Champlain.
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VPR News
NY's Champlain monument project nears completion
Monday, 05/11/09
Work is nearly complete on a more than $2 million project to refurbish the New York-owned Champlain Memorial Lighthouse in time to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain's exploration of the region.
VPR News
EPA says barge canal needs repairs
Tuesday, 04/28/09
The Environmental Protection Agency says repairs are needed at a Superfund pollution site on Burlington's Lake Champlain waterfront.
VPR News
Milk truck crash spills milk into Missisquoi
Monday, 03/23/09
State police say the tractor-trailer was carrying about 8,000 gallons of milk when it went off a road Sunday morning and crashed into a drainage ditch in Swanton, close to the Canadian border. The tank ruptured, sending most of the milk into the ditch.
VPR News
Rescuers search lake for missing man
Tuesday, 03/03/09
Rescuers will continue to search Lake Champlain Tuesday for a man who disappeared from Mallets Bay early Monday morning.
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