The patrol

Made up of biologists and university students in ecology or environment, 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 : Fanny De Blois, Eric Phendler, Sarah Carroll, Frédérique Thibault-Lessard


The 2022 team 

  • Frédérique Thibault-Lessard (coordinator), bachelor’s in environment and MCI project leader
  • Fanny De Blois, bachelor’s in biology and MCI project leader
  • Eric Phendler, completing his bachelor’s in biology at Bishop’s University and MCI board member
  • Sarah Carroll, bachelor in geography and holder of a master’s degree in coastal ecology


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

> Patrol in natural riparian environments

> Monitor real estate development and construction around the lake

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

> 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



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