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

    January 12, 2015

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    Professional Development Workshop for Educators

    Teaching Place: Using technology and professional wisdom to uncover the interrelationships between natural and...

    December 30, 2014

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    Teaching PLACE Conference

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

    December 26, 2014

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    December 2014 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Read the 2014 Casin’ the Basin e-News: UVM Extension Reduces Runoff from Farms •...

    November 14, 2014

    Local Watershed Groups Workshop

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

    November 13, 2014

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    USGS Report: Lake Champlain 2011 Flooding Extent

    Assessment of the Spatial Extent and Height of Flooding in Lake Champlain During May...

    October 30, 2014

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    LCBP Seeks Proposals for Development of Post-Flood Training Modules

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is pleased to announce...

    October 21, 2014

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    New Report Assesses Impact of Invasive Species on Adirondack Park Economy

    A new report—The Actual and Potential Economic Impact of Invasive Species on the Adirondack...

    September 18, 2014

    Lake Champlain Basin Program Seeks Local Grant Proposals

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is seeking proposals for...

    September 11, 2014

    Recommendation for Spiny Water Flea Spread Prevention in Lake Champlain

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response Task...

    August 28, 2014

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    Spiny Water Flea Confirmed in Lake Champlain

    Spiny water flea (Bythotrephes longimanus) 50th known nonnative and invasive species in Lake Champlain...

    Mar 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center
    Celebrate World Water Day with the Champlain Basin Education Initiative! Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center, Burlington, VT 4:30 Light Refreshments & Viewing of Student Work 5:00[...]

    December 26, 2014

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    December 2014 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Read the 2014 Casin’ the Basin e-News: UVM Extension Reduces Runoff from Farms •...

    November 13, 2014

    USGS_sir2014

    USGS Report: Lake Champlain 2011 Flooding Extent

    Assessment of the Spatial Extent and Height of Flooding in Lake Champlain During May...

    October 21, 2014

    APIPP

    New Report Assesses Impact of Invasive Species on Adirondack Park Economy

    A new report—The Actual and Potential Economic Impact of Invasive Species on the Adirondack...

    July 1, 2014

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    June 2014 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Read the June 2014 Casin’ the Basin e-newsletter: Morpion Creek Barrier Reduces Lamprey •...

    June 18, 2014

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    White Paper Released: Boat Inspection and Decontamination for Aquatic Invasive S...

    Aquatic invasive species (AIS) pose a significant threat to the Adirondack environment and economy....

    February 7, 2014

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    February 2014 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Read the February 2014 Casin’ the Basin e-newsletter: LCBP Awards nearly $455,000 in Grants...

    January 17, 2014

    Report Released: Post Tournament Release Movements of Black Bass in Lake Champl...

    The popularity of black bass (Micropterus spp.) fishing tournaments on Lake Champlain has risen...

    January 17, 2014

    Report Released: Mapping Impervious Surfaces in the Lake Champlain Basin

    The nature, extent, and distribution of impervious surfaces are important landscape factors affecting water...

    October 2, 2013

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    September 2013 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Read the September 2013 Casin’ the Basin e-newsletter: Plan of Study for Lake-Richelieu Flood...

    September 24, 2013

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    Report Released: Measuring and Modeling the Effects of Lakeshore Development on ...

    An increasing body of literature from the U.S. and across the globe has linked...

    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.
    Read the State of the Lake report

    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

    Make Some Waves

    From using lake-friendly cleaning products in your home to volunteering with a local watershed group, you can help restore and protect the Lake Champlain Basin.
    Find out how you can get involved

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    Lake Champlain Basin Program
    54 West Shore Road
    Grand Isle, VT 05458
    800-468-5227 (NY & VT)
    or 802-372-3213