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

    September 20, 2017

    News Release: Lake Champlain Basin Program Seeks Technical Project Pre-Proposals

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), in conjunction with the New England Interstate Water...

    September 18, 2017

    Recording fish data

    Meetings to review LCBP RFPs and Proposal Process

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program will host two informational meetings to review several upcoming...

    August 16, 2017

    LCBP logo

    LCBP to Host Clean Water Week Events

    LCBP to Celebrate Clean Water Grand Isle, VT – The LCBP will participate in...

    August 8, 2017

    August 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    LCBP Releases Opportunities for Action 2017 • NEIWPCC Under New Leadership • Draft Lake...

    August 7, 2017

    Teachers to Love the Lake at End-of-Summer Workshop

    Just in time for the start of the school year, educators can get their...

    June 19, 2017

    Lake Champlain Basin Program Releases Lake Management Plan Opportunities for Act...

    Today the Lake Champlain Basin Program released a new version of Opportunities for Action:...

    June 19, 2017

    Opportunities for Action 2017 Released

    The LCPB has released the new version of the Lake Champlain management plan Opportunities...

    June 5, 2017

    GI Series: In-Person O&M Session in Plattsburgh

    The June 15 installment of the LCBP’s Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management series will...

    May 31, 2017

    News Release: LCBP to Host Green Infrastructure Webinar Series

    New York Municipal Officials to Benefit from Green Infrastructure Webinars Grand Isle, VT –...

    May 8, 2017

    Green Infrastructure Webinar Series

    The LCBP is hosting an instructional series of one-hour webinars on using Green Infrastructure...

    Jun 5 – Sep 30 all-day Throughout the Lake Champlain Basin
    The Lake Champlain Committee seeks volunteer cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) monitors for summer 2017. Monitoring will begin the week of June 18 and run through at least Labor Day with as many monitors as possible continuing[...]
    Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
    This is a walking cleanup.
    Sep 22 @ 12:45 pm – 4:45 pm
    We will work in light rain. Heavy rain, we will cancel. This is a walking cleanup.
    Sep 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm University of Vermont, Aiken Center, Room 311
    The Lake Champlain Basin Program is hosting two informational public meetings to review several upcoming technical grant opportunities. We encourage all potential applicants who may propose projects with budgets over $25,000 to attend one of[...]
    Sep 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm SUNY Plattsburgh, Angell College Center, Alumni Conference Room
    The Lake Champlain Basin Program is hosting two informational public meetings to review several upcoming technical grant opportunities. We encourage all potential applicants who may propose projects with budgets over $25,000 to attend one of[...]

    August 8, 2017

    August 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    LCBP Releases Opportunities for Action 2017 • NEIWPCC Under New Leadership • Draft Lake...

    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...

    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 2015 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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