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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    Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management 2017 – Buildings

    July 18, 2017 – 

    This is the final installment of a six-part series of instructional webinars on green infrastructure (GI) for municipal officials in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. This video reviews GI practices and a case study for buildings. The series is presented by the LCBP in collaboration with Watershed Consulting Associates and Hirschman […]

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    Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management 2017 – Parking Lots

    June 30, 2017 – 

    This is the fifth of a six-part series of instructional webinars on green infrastructure (GI) for municipal officials in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. This video reviews GI practices and a case study for parking lots and hardscapes. The series is presented by the LCBP in collaboration with Watershed Consulting Associates […]

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    Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management 2017 – Rural Roads

    June 27, 2017 – 

    This is the fourth of a six-part series of instructional webinars on green infrastructure (GI) for municipal officials in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. This video focuses on GI practices and case studies that are appropriate for rural roads. The series is presented by the LCBP in collaboration with Watershed Consulting […]

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    Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management: Operation and Maintenance

    June 23, 2017 – 

    This is the third of a six-part series of instructional webinars on green infrastructure (GI) for municipal officials in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. This session focuses on operation and maintenance of GI projects. The video is a recording of an in-person presentation given in Plattsburgh, NY. The presentation was followed […]

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    Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management: Village Streets

    June 12, 2017 – 

    This is the second of a six-part series of instructional webinars on green infrastructure (GI) for municipal officials in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. This video focuses on GI practices and case studies that are appropriate for the street environment. The series is presented by the LCBP in collaboration with Watershed […]

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    Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management Webinar: Introduction

    June 2, 2017 – 

    This is the first of a six-part series of instructional webinars on green infrastructure (GI) for municipal officials in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. This video provides an introduction to GI practices, planning, and funding options. Subsequent webinars focus on implementation of GI in environments typically encountered by municipalities — village […]

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    Diving In: Rowing to a Thriving Community

    January 6, 2017 – 

    In the summer of 2015, the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum brought community rowing to the village of Champlain, NY. The pilot project became the focus of a popular community gathering, with dozens of citizens coming out on Friday evenings to picnic and row a replica of an historic rowing gig on the Chazy River. Participants […]

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    Diving In: Planting for the Future

    October 13, 2016 – 

    Volunteers working with the Lake Champlain Land Trust plant saplings to help stabilize the banks of the Laplatte River at the Vermont Zen Center in Shelburne, Vermont. The saplings were provided by the Intervale Conservation Nursery. The project, funded in part by the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation Ecosystem Restoration Program, highlights the effectiveness of […]

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    Diving In: Learning on the LaPlatte

    July 22, 2016 – 

    Students from the Shelburne Community School learned about stream health and lake ecology on the LaPlatte River with the University of Vermont Watershed Alliance last fall. It’s just one of the ways that organizations in the Lake Champlain Basin are working to engage citizens in classrooms and in the community to protect the watershed. View […]

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    World Water Day 2016 Entries

    March 22, 2016 – 

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