Clean Water
Matters!

The diverse ecosystems, working
landscapes, and vibrant communities
that inspire and sustain us depend on
clean water. Learn about pollution
reduction strategies.

Healthy Habitats
Connect Us All

Lakeshores, stream banks, and wetlands are critical to clean
water and biodiversity. Learn about efforts to improve
habitat connectivity in the Basin ecosystem.

We Care for
What We Know

Recreation fosters stewardship of the Basin’s rich
natural and cultural heritage by connecting people
to the landscape while supporting local economies.
Learn about ways to explore the Basin.

Informed Citizens
Make Wiser Choices

Citizens who have an understanding and
appreciation of water resources make informed
choices about actions that might contribute to
pollution. Learn about education programs.

    What’s New

    May 8, 2017

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    Green Infrastructure Webinar Series

    The LCBP and Watershed Consulting Associates are presenting an instructional series of one-hour webinars...

    April 10, 2017

    Public Access Greeter Trainings Offered

    Please join Vermont Lakes Program staff at one of five free workshops offered to...

    April 6, 2017

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    LCBP and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Invite Letters of Request for Watershed Re...

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of...

    March 31, 2017

    March 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    LCBP Welcomes Ellen Kujawa • Report of Activities • OFA Revision • World Water...

    March 17, 2017

    LCBP 2016 Report of Activities

    The LCBP has released an summary report of activities that highlights LCBP projects that...

    February 21, 2017

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    LCBP Launches Meet the Scientists page

    The LCBP has launched “Meet the Scientists,” a web page that connects the media...

    February 17, 2017

    USFWS Blog: A fish points to the future in Lake Champlain

    This is the final installment in a five-part series that follows an Atlantic salmon on...

    February 16, 2017

    Vermont CAC Meeting Rescheduled

    The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee (VTCAC) meeting, including the presentation of the draft Opportunities...

    February 9, 2017

    LCBP Hosts Love the Lake Program: A Tale of Three Gunboats

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program will host A Tale of Three Gunboats, by Arthur...

    February 7, 2017

    LCBP’s Love the Lake Series to Kick Off Feb. 16

    Please join us on Thursday evenings this winter for homemade desserts and fascinating talks about Lake...

    May 21 @ 9:00 am – Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
    A field school experience is a critical component for anyone interested in learning about underwater archaeology. Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) is hosting a rigorous three-week program that combines hands-on underwater archaeological research and classroom[...]
    May 26 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Williams Woods
    The Nature Conservancy owns, manages and maintains 55 natural areas throughout Vermont.  Help them control the spread of invasive species by volunteering to hand-pull the invaders.
    Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Williams Woods
    The Nature Conservancy owns, manages and maintains 55 natural areas throughout Vermont.  Help them control the spread of invasive species by volunteering to hand-pull the invaders.
    Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Introduction – What is GI? Presented by Hirschman Water and Environment and Watershed Consulting Associates Topics covered include an introduction to the manual, GI practices, how to start the planning process, and funding sources available[...]
    Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
    Village (Developed) Street – GI Practices and Strategies Guest Speaker Jim Lieberum, Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District Topics covered include pollutants associated with streets, along with specific practices such as streetscape bioretention, swales,[...]

    March 31, 2017

    March 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    LCBP Welcomes Ellen Kujawa • Report of Activities • OFA Revision • World Water...

    March 17, 2017

    LCBP 2016 Report of Activities

    The LCBP has released an summary report of activities that highlights LCBP projects that...

    February 7, 2017

    USFWS Blog: Taking cues from nature to advance salmon restoration

    This is the fourth feature in a five-part series that follows an Atlantic salmon on its...

    January 30, 2017

    LCBP Technical Report: Organic Contaminants of Emerging Concern in the Lake Cham...

    In recent years there has been increasing concern nationwide about the amount of unregulated...

    January 26, 2017

    USFWS Blog: Hatching a Plan to Save Salmon

    This is the third feature in a five-part series that follows an Atlantic salmon on...

    January 19, 2017

    USFWS Blog: A new hope surfaces for salmon restoration

    This is the second feature in a five-part series that follows an Atlantic salmon on...

    January 12, 2017

    USFWS Blog: Joining Forces in the Upstream Battle for Salmon

    This is the second feature in a five-part series that follows an Atlantic salmon on...

    January 9, 2017

    LCBP Technical Report: Flood Recovery Training Modules

    Prepared by Milone & MacBroom, Inc., October 2016 This project consisted of the Development...

    January 5, 2017

    LCBP Technical Report: Tile Drainage Literature Review

    Prepared by Stone Environmental, Inc., November 2016 Executive Summary Tile drainage works by providing...

    January 5, 2017

    USFWS Blog Follows Atlantic Salmon’s Upstream Journey

    This feature is part of a five-part series that follows an Atlantic salmon on its journey...

    Diving In: Citizen Action for a Healthy Lake

    This video series highlights the many ways citizens are learning about and helping to protect the Basin. Local organizations offer opportunities for action through volunteer work, education, and recreation programs.
    Get Involved!
    View more Diving In videos

    What is the State of the Lake?

    Learn about the health of Lake Champlain in our 2012 State of the Lake report. Read reports on water quality and other environmental issues facing the lake.
    Find out more

    Track Our Progress

    Explore the goals and actions of our partners and track our progress online with the Opportunities for Action website.
    View Opportunities for Action

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