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

    July 22, 2016

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    Video: Learning on the LaPlatte

    Students from the Shelburne Community School learned about stream health and lake ecology on...

    July 21, 2016

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    News Release: Research puts price tag on clean water

    Algae blooms, cloudy water can hurt home prices, tourism and jobs Grand Isle, VT...

    July 7, 2016

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    New Leader for the Lake Champlain Basin Program

    For Immediate Release Contact: Jane Ceraso, NEIWPCC Director of Water Resource Protection Programs, (978)...

    July 6, 2016

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    Aquatic Invasive Species Seminars in NY and VT

    Next week, the Lake Champlain Basin Program will host two free seminars on aquatic...

    July 6, 2016

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    Officials Advise on Spiny Water Flea

    Recent reports of spiny water fleas becoming snagged on fishing gear used on Lake...

    June 29, 2016

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    CVNHP Initiates Champlain Valley Passport Stamp Program

    This summer, a treasure hunt of sorts awaits visitors to some of the region’s...

    June 17, 2016

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    AIS Seminars

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

    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 11, 2016

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    LCBP Issues an RFP for Training at Wastewater Treatment Facilities

    For Release: Immediate Regarding: LCBP issues a request for proposals to help wastewater treatment...

    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...

    May 1 @ 12:00 am – Dec 31 @ 12:00 am
    Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Lake Champlain Committee! LCC’s citizen monitoring programs, stewardship of the Paddlers’ Trail, and outreach work would not be possible without the help of dedicated volunteers that share[...]
    Jun 1 @ 12:00 am – Aug 31 @ 12:00 am
    The Lake George Association will again be performing stream monitoring this summer as part of a state program to monitor the health of the Lake and they are looking for help! Contact LGA if you[...]
    Jun 13 @ 12:00 am – Aug 31 @ 12:00 am
    Volunteer with Friends Of The Winooski River on their water quality monitoring team. Training will happen the week of June 13, location dependent on monitoring site (options are Cabot/Marshfield/Plainfield, Barre/Montpelier, and greater Burlington areas).
    Jul 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Hungry Trout Resort
    Join the Ausable River Association (AsRA) for the 5th Annual Ride for the River event on Sunday, July 31st, 2016. The event will be held at the Hungry Trout Resort in the Town of Wilmington[...]

    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...

    March 31, 2015

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    March 2015 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Read the March 2015 Casin’ the Basin e-News: MOU Extends Cooperative Basin Management •...

    February 20, 2015

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    LCBP Annual Report of Activities

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

    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.
    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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    Grand Isle, VT 05458
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