Clean Water

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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    Teachers to Connect Students with Communities using Digital Tools

    January 23, 2018 – 

    Many is the parent that bemoans the ways that digital gadgets and electronic media distract and disconnect their kids from the world around them. And often for good reason. But on February 8, the Champlain Basin Education Initiative (CBEI) will sponsor a workshop at the St. Albans Museum that helps to turn this frustration on […]

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    December 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    December 28, 2017 – 

    LCBP Teams with ECO AmeriCorps • Boat Launch Steward Season in Review • Champlain Canal Feasibility Study Moves Forward • more…

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    Partners in Action

    December 21, 2017 – 

    The LCBP has produced a new publication that highlights the activities of U.S. federal agencies in the Lake Champlain Basin. Efforts to improve water quality and ecosystem integrity in the Basin rely on the programs and support of several key federal partners. They provide financial and technical assistance to state and local partners, and implement […]

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    Lake Champlain Research Conference

    December 14, 2017 – 

    January 8-9, 2018 | Davis Center, University of Vermont REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. We have reached our participant capacity for the conference. However, you are welcome to attend Dan Egan’s evening keynote at 7 PM on Monday, January 9th. The event is free and open to the public, space permitting. Focusing on the past, present, and […]

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    LCBP Teams with ECO AmeriCorps to Build Lake Champlain Summer Camp Programs

    December 7, 2017 – 

    Corey Aydlett, a Vermont ECO AmeriCorps member, is serving with the Lake Champlain Basin Program through August 2018. His primary task as an LCBP Education and Outreach Assistant is to create a series of lake-related student activities to be incorporated into summer camp programs. “I’m committed to creating opportunities in environmental education for youth in […]

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    Diving In: Raising Salmon in the Classroom

    November 9, 2017 – 

    Students from Westport and WIllsboro, NY learned about the salmon life cycle and habitat as part of the Salmon in the Classroom program. With support from New York State DEC and Trout Unlimited, they raised salmon from eggs and released them into local streams. They learned about stream ecology and the connections of these tributaries […]

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    Vermont CAC Meeting – November 13

    November 9, 2017 – 

    Presentations on Pharmaceuticals, Organic Contaminants, and Pesticide Regulation. The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, November 13 at 5:00. Details

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    LCBP Issues Two Requests for Proposals

    October 19, 2017 – 

    New funds available for projects that reduce pollution to waterways in the Lake Champlain Basin The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) has issued two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for projects that will reduce pollution to Lake Champlain. These RFPs target innovative projects that reduce the amount of phosphorus that enters Lake Champlain from agricultural sources, […]

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    News Release: Champlain Canal Barrier Feasibility Study Targets Aquatic Invasive Species Spread Prevention

    October 3, 2017 – 

    Joint News Release For Release: Immediate Regarding:  Lake Champlain Basin Program provides match to support New York State Canal Corporation and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Champlain Canal Barrier Feasibility Study to prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species Date: October 3, 2017 Contact:  Meg Modley, LCBP/NEIWPCC AIS Management Coordinator, at (802) 372-3213; Daria Mazey, […]

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    News Release: LCBP Offers up to $500,000 for Local Grant Projects

    October 2, 2017 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) recognizes the important role that local organizations, municipalities and educational institutions provide in implementing projects that improve the Lake’s health over time or strengthen our cultural heritage in the region. The Program is seeking proposals for projects that help implement Opportunities for Action, the long-term management plan for Lake […]

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