Seagrass & Microplastic Pollution in Lake Champlain

Dr. Tim Mihuc, Director of the Lake Champlain Research Institute at SUNY Plattsburgh, discusses ongoing efforts to protect seagrass at City Beach in Plattsburgh. He also addresses a study funded by the Lake Champlain Basin Program, which is investigating the presence of microplastic pollution in Lake Champlain. This research aims to understand how plastic particles are impacting the lake’s ecosystem.