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 21, 2016

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    News Release: LCBP Seeks Local Grant Proposals

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) seeks proposals for local grants to support the...

    September 21, 2016

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    A Quest Awaits Visitors to the Lake Champlain Bridge Heritage Area

    Nicholas and Nicola Bell, with their baby Poppy, were the first people to complete...

    September 16, 2016

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    Invasive Species Task Force Recommends Actions to Control Invasive Asian Clam in...

    The Lake Champlain Basin Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response Task Force has recommended actions...

    September 15, 2016

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    Imagine a Day Without Water

    Stop for a moment and think about the many times each day that you...

    September 13, 2016

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    LCBP Seeks to Develop High Resolution Land Use/Land Cover Map for the Lake Champ...

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals...

    September 9, 2016

    Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program Workshops Offered

    The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is offering four workshops in September following...

    September 1, 2016

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    Invasive Asian Clam Discovered in Vermont Waters

    Montpelier, Vt. – State officials recently discovered the presence of an invasive clam species...

    August 26, 2016

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    TMDL Phase 1 Plan Public Informational Meetings Scheduled

    Three Public Informational Meetings Scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, August 29 & 30. The...

    August 19, 2016

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    CVNHP Issues Grant RFPs

    The Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (CVNHP) in cooperation with the Lake Champlain Basin...

    August 4, 2016

    Shoreline Flooding at Ausable River Delta

    At the Forefront of Shoreline Management

    Newly released article in NALMS LakeLine Summer 2016 issue co-authored by LCBP Director Eric...

    June 17, 2016

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    AIS Seminars

    Save the date! Lake Champlain Basin Program will host two seminars, one in NY...

    December 30, 2014

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    Teaching PLACE Conference

    Save the date! Saturday, January 24, 2015 Teaching PLACE: Using technology and professional wisdom...

    November 14, 2014

    Local Watershed Groups Workshop

    Watershed Groups to Gather November 19, 2014 Local watershed groups will benefit from administrative...

    May 27, 2014

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    Vermont Lake Seminar

    Do you want to learn more about Vermont’s new Shoreland Protection Act? Are you...

    April 22, 2014

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    Farming in the Basin

    “Farming in the Basin” Meeting to focus on Nutrient Management Planning. Cornell Cooperative Extension...

    April 15, 2014

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    Raising the Bar: Green Stormwater Infrastructure Planning and Design Workshop

    Join us for a two-day intensive workshop focused on the use of green stormwater...

    April 15, 2014

    Sustainable Landscape Stewards

    Sustainable Landscape Stewards is a 9-class training course for community leaders taught by experts...

    March 10, 2014

    Climate Change Adaptation Workshop

    Climate Change Adaptation: Stormwater Management and Aquatic Ecosystem Impacts: 3/25-3/26

    February 24, 2014

    LCBP’s Love the Lake Series Continues February 27th!

    ROVs, AUVs, and Acoustic Telemetry – Studying Fish with Modern Technology The Lake Champlain...

    February 18, 2014

    LCBP’s Love the Lake Speaker Series Begins Thursday, Feb 20!

    The Dynamic Lake Champlain: Forecasting, Climatology and Other Interesting Phenomena The Lake Champlain Basin...

    August 4, 2016

    Shoreline Flooding at Ausable River Delta

    At the Forefront of Shoreline Management

    Newly released article in NALMS LakeLine Summer 2016 issue co-authored by LCBP Director Eric...

    July 29, 2016

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    July 2016 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Read the July 2016 Casin’ the Basin e-News: Leadership Changes at the LCBP •...

    May 3, 2016

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    April 2016 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Read the April 2016 Casin’ the Basin e-News: Annual Report of Activities Released • LCBP...

    April 4, 2016

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    Report Released: Development of an Indicator Database for Decision-Aiding and A...

    Phosphorus is widely regarded as the primary cause of consistent annual algae blooms in...

    February 26, 2016

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    LCBP 2015 Annual Report of Activities

    This summary annual report highlights LCBP projects that were in progress or concluded between...

    November 30, 2015

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    November 2015 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Read the November 2015 Casin’ the Basin e-News: LCBP 25th Anniversary • Willsboro Dam Removed...

    October 16, 2015

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    Report Released: Climate Change and Stormwater Management

    Climate Change and Stormwater Management in the Lake Champlain Basin: An Adaptation Plan for...

    August 6, 2015

    Report Released: City of Plattsburgh Stormwater Conveyance System & Green I...

    The City of Plattsburgh (City) is the most urbanized area within the New York...

    July 2, 2015

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    2015 State of the Lake Report Released

    The LCBP released the 2015 State of the Lake and Ecosystem Indicators Report on...

    April 27, 2015

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    Report Released: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Floodplain Protection Acti...

    This project evaluates the costs and benefits of floodplain protection in Waterbury, Vermont and...

    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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