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

Healthy Habitats
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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
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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
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Citizens who have an understanding and
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    Events & Activities FeedEvents & Activities

    8/17: Adirondack Fire Tower Exploration

    August 16, 2013 – 

    Naturalist David Thomas-Train will lead the program which begins at the Adirondack History Center Museum at 10 a.m. The morning session at the museum will discuss Adirondack Fire Tower history. Participants at the morning session are invited to take a guided hike up Poke-O-Moonshine Mountain in Chesterfield, NY to examine the restored fire tower.

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    Aug. 15-18: Lake Champlain Maritime Festival

    August 16, 2013 – 

    Lake Champlain Maritime Festival is a three-day celebration of Lake Champlain, showcasing hundreds of exhibits throughout sites on the Burlington Waterfront.  The Festival celebrates the past, present and future of Lake Champlain and the Waterfront, and is committed to enhancing the visibility and outreach of various non-profit organizations within the community. For the full itinerary, […]

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    8/17-18: War of 1812 Reenactment

    August 15, 2013 – 

    History comes alive for the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812 as reenactors in traditional boats at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum’s North Harbor recreate the skills and setting used by Lieutenant Thomas Macdonough in the 1814 construction of the fleet at Vergennes, Vermont. Demonstrations and exhibits will be held on the Museum grounds […]

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    8/23/13: Our Common Planet Workshop

    August 11, 2013 – 

    August 23rd from 8:30am-4pm for K-12 & non-formal educators at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock, VT.  Use the Park and other community resources to engage in place-based and service-learning.  Registration: Joan Haley, joan_haley@partner.nps.gov. “Our Common Planet: Exploring Community Resources with the Standards in Mind” is a series of teacher workshops presented by VermontSweep, […]

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    8/8/13 “My Summer Place” Floating Classroom

    July 29, 2013 – 

    Come aboard the Floating Classroom (a 40-foot catamaran) with the Lake George Association, a Hyde educator and teaching artist to learn about Lake George and the area where Georgia O’Keeffe created her works. This hands-on program will include drawing lessons, one near the location of the Stieglitz property, as well as an up-close look at […]

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    8/2/13: AIS Identification Workshop

    July 22, 2013 – 

    The VT Department of Environmental Conservation will be running a workshop on aquatic invasive species identification on Friday August 2nd from 9am to 2pm at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park in Woodstock.  Attendants will have the option of becoming a VIP (VT Invasive Patroller) and surveying a lake twice each summer, reporting any suspicious findings to […]

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    Farming in the Basin

    July 1, 2013 – 

    How can a no-till drill be used to help preserve moisture, conserve soil, reduce compaction and most important, where can you rent one? Wednesday, July 31 from 7:00 PM hosted by Cornell Coop Extension and Lake Champlain Basin Program Flyer Dyer Farm 227 Duquette Road, West Chazy, NY To register or get directions, please contact […]

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    FNLC Summer Farmer’s Meeting

    July 1, 2013 – 

    Join Friends of Northern Lake Champlain and UVM Extension on Thursday, July 18 from 10-2 PM at Tim Magnant’s Farm in Franklin to discuss grassed waterways, no-till, aerial seeding of cover crops, a new look at what’s coming out of tiles, and precision feeding. More info. Please RSVP to Denise Smith at 802-355-0694 or denisefnlc@gmail.com […]

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    Willsboro Farm Open House

    July 1, 2013 – 

    The Cornell University Willsboro Farm will hold an Open House Wednesday, July 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. A tour of the facilities and research plots will leave the main office at 2:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. More info or call 518 963-7492.

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    Farming in the Basin

    June 25, 2013 – 

    Precision Dairy Farming – Managing for efficiency, optimum performance and nutrient impact. Wednesday, June 26 from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM hosted by Cornell Coop Extension and Lake Champlain Basin Program (NY Agronomist) Flyer Adirondack Farms 193 Brown Road, Peru To register or get directions, please contact Peter Hagar at (518)561-7450 or Kim Morrill (518) […]

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