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.

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    Vermont CAC Meeting Rescheduled

    February 16, 2017 – 

    The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee (VTCAC) meeting, including the presentation of the draft Opportunities for Action by Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) Executive Director Eric Howe, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 21st, 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Shelburne Town Offices, Meeting Room 1.

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    LCBP to Host Clean Water Week Events

    August 16, 2017 – 

    LCBP to Celebrate Clean Water Grand Isle, VT – The LCBP will participate in the celebration of Vermont Clean Water Week with four events in the Lake Champlain watershed. As the summer begins to wind down, these events offer opportunities to learn and reflect on the importance of Lake Champlain and other water bodies. Governor […]

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    August 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    August 8, 2017 – 

    LCBP Releases Opportunities for Action 2017 • NEIWPCC Under New Leadership • Draft Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Plan Release • more…

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

    August 7, 2017 – 

    Just in time for the start of the school year, educators can get their feet wet and hands dirty learning about the creatures that call Lake Champlain home and a variety of other reasons to get out and Love the Lake with their students. The Champlain Basin Education Initiative (CBEI) will host a professional development […]

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    Lake Champlain Basin Program Releases Lake Management Plan Opportunities for Action

    June 19, 2017 – 

    Today the Lake Champlain Basin Program released a new version of Opportunities for Action: An Evolving Plan for the Future of the Lake Champlain Basin. The management plan will guide the LCBP’s work over the next five years to improve and restore water quality and ecosystem integrity in the watershed. It lays out objectives and […]

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    Opportunities for Action 2017 Released

    June 19, 2017 – 

    The LCPB has released the new version of the Lake Champlain management plan Opportunities for Action: An Evolving Plan for the Future of the Lake Champlain Basin. OFA will guide the LCBP’s work over the next five years to improve and restore water quality and ecosystem integrity in the watershed. It lays out objectives and […]

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

    June 5, 2017 – 

    The June 15 installment of the LCBP’s Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management series will be an in-person session in Plattsburgh, NY. The session will focus on operation and maintenance, and will include a tour of the U.S. Oval bioretention facility. The session is part of a series of webinars hosted by the LCBP and presented […]

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    News Release: LCBP to Host Green Infrastructure Webinar Series

    May 31, 2017 – 

    New York Municipal Officials to Benefit from Green Infrastructure Webinars Grand Isle, VT – As recent spring rains and winter snowmelt have driven Lake Champlain water levels to flood stage, municipalities continue to work to slow the flow of water downstream. The Lake Champlain Basin Program has released a new Green Infrastructure guidance manual and […]

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    Green Infrastructure Webinar Series

    May 8, 2017 – 

    The LCBP is hosting an instructional series of one-hour webinars on using Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management for municipal officials in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. The series is based on a manual developed by Watershed Consulting Associates and Hirschman Water and Environment under contract with the LCBP. The manual covers […]

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    Public Access Greeter Trainings Offered

    April 10, 2017 – 

    Please join Vermont Lakes Program staff at one of five free workshops offered to train Public Access Greeters. Public Access Greeters educate lake visitors about invasive species,provide courtesy watercraft inspections and STOP introductions. Saturday, May 6, 2017 9:00 AM –1:00 PM Bois Residence, 23 Stearns Ave, Wilmington * Hosted by the Lake Raponda Association Tuesday, […]

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    LCBP and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Invite Letters of Request for Watershed Restoration Projects in the Lake Champlain Basin

    April 6, 2017 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is soliciting Letters of Request for watershed restoration projects. The Lake Champlain Watershed Environmental Assistance Program awards design and construction services provided by the New York District of the Corps. Letters of Request may be submitted at any time […]

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