The patrol

Made up of a patrol supervisor and two university students in ecology, the patrol spends the summer season carrying out various tasks related to the henvironmental health of Lake Memphremagog and its watershed. The patrol is available 7 days a week to answer all of your questions.

Photo : Marguerite Duchesne, Eric Phendler, Frédérique Thibault-Lessard 


The team 

Patrol leader: Eric Phendler, studying biodiversity, ecology and environmental sciences at Bishop's University

Patroller: Frédérique Thibault-Lessard, B. in Environment, Université de Sherbrooke

Patroller: Marguerite Duchesne, B. in Ecology, Université de Sherbrooke



Patrol responsibilities

> Carry out scientific studies on the lake: bathymetry, aquatic plants, zebra mussels, etc.

> Track water quality

> Meet with shoreline residents to raise awareness of the issues relating to the protection of the lake

> Monitor real estate development and construction around the lake

> Follow up on problems reported: cyanobacteria, complaints, etc.

> Document the lake's shoreline

> Work in close collaboration with shoreline municipalities' inspectors

> Man an information kiosk at various local events

> Interact with media for interviews and documentary projects

> Maintain MCI's social media and web site

> Attend MCI board meetings



Our patrollers can be reached at 819-620-3939 or by email at