Research on Climate Change and Lake Champlain’s Legacy Phosphorus Published

A graphic model of Global climate change (GCC) induced changes in air temperature and precipitation that directly influence external nutrient loading from the watershed
A conceptual model of global climate change-induced changes in air temperature and precipitation that directly influence external nutrient loading from the watershed, and indirectly influence internal lake bottom sediment loading of legacy nutrients.

Community Development and Applied Economics Professor Asim Zia is receiving media coverage after the publication of a research paper entitled, “Climate Change-Legacy Phosphorus Synergy Hinders Lake Response to Aggressive Water Policy Targets.” The research investigated the impacts that climate change is having on the ability to meet water quality standards in Lake Champlain. Continue reading “Research on Climate Change and Lake Champlain’s Legacy Phosphorus Published”

June 2022 CALS in the News

Megaphone shouting news about agriculture.

CALS and Extension faculty, staff and students are making headlines for their commentaries, research findings, as subject matter experts, and for outreach collaborations. Below is a collection of recent stories.

WCAX reported on a new public service announcement reminding drivers to be careful of horses on the roads, and cites research from the UVM Center for Rural Studies on the economic contributions of the equine industry in Vermont. Continue reading “June 2022 CALS in the News”

January 2022 New Hires

Lisa Flinn, Extension Administrative Assistant, Operations and Staff Support

Lisa FlinnLisa Flinn is an administrative assistant at the St. Johnsbury Extension office, and brings 20 years of experience in the administrative assistant field. Prior to joining Extension, Flinn held positions as an administrative assistant with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont for 20 years, Northern Power Systems for four years, Central Vermont Medical Center for five years and Littleton Regional Health Care for three years. Continue reading “January 2022 New Hires”