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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    LCBP Seeks to Measure Cyanotoxins and Mercury in Lake Champlain Fish Species

    February 2, 2016 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP)  announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) for services to collect and analyze tissue from targeted sport fishes of legal consumption size for cyanotoxins and mercury within Lake Champlain. The successful applicant will collect and analyze tissue samples from yellow perch, white perch, walleye, smallmouth bass, and lake trout for […]

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    LCBP Seeks to Develop Urban Stormwater Guidance Document

    December 3, 2015 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) for services to develop an urban stormwater guidance document for municipal officials in the U.S. portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. Up to $43,400 is available for this project. The successful applicant will also provide education and training to incorporate cost-effective runoff reduction […]

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    LCBP Announces a Request for Proposals

    October 28, 2015 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) for services to increase agricultural engineering capacity for project implementation in the Lake Champlain Basin. Up to $48,900 is available for this project. The successful applicant will create a curriculum that instructs private firms about current USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) agricultural […]

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    Teachers to Study Saranac River: Workshop Spaces Available

    October 8, 2015 – 

    Educators are invited to attend the Sharing Stories of the Saranac River workshop designed to provide an interdisciplinary approach for incorporating river systems into classroom curricula. On Friday, October 23, 2105, the Champlain Basin Education Initiative will offer four strands focusing on geography, history, aquatic macro-invertebrates, and terrestrial habitat for teachers to learn about river […]

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    LCBP Seeks Local Grant Proposals

    June 26, 2015 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is seeking proposals for local grants to support the implementation of the long term management plan for Lake Champlain, Opportunities for Action plan.lcbp.org. The LCBP anticipates awarding up to 80 grants totaling over $1 million dollars. Funding for these LCBP awards originates from the US Environmental Protection Agency, the […]

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    2015 Lake Champlain Action Plan – Citizen Recommendations

    March 27, 2015 – 

      For Release: Immediate Regarding: 2015 Lake Champlain Action Plan – Citizen Recommendations Date: March 27, 2015 Contacts: Julie Moore, Chair, and Lori Fisher, Vice-Chair Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee (VTCAC) on the Future of Lake Champlain 2015 Lake Champlain Action Plan – Making a Difference for Clean Water The Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on the […]

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    LCBP Awards $662,471 to Local Groups and Municipalities

    March 16, 2015 – 

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin is awarding $662,471 in grants to communities and organizations in Vermont and New York who are implementing projects to improve the future of the Lake Champlain watershed. Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, whose support was essential in securing the funds for the grants, commented, “These grants to […]

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    Lake Champlain Basin Program Initiates 2015 Boat Launch Stewards Program

    March 10, 2015 – 

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) is hiring up to 10 seasonal Lake Champlain boat launch stewards to work at New York and Vermont public boat launch access areas this summer. This will be the 9th season of boat launch stewards on Lake Champlain. In 2014, the LCBP boat launch stewards […]

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    Spiny Waterflea and other Lake Champlain Aquatic Invasive Species

    February 23, 2015 – 

    LCBP’s Love the Lake Speaker Series Thursday, February 26, 2015: Long-term Patterns and Impacts of Invasive Species on Lake Champlain’s Ecosystem Dr. Tim Mihuc, Director, SUNY Lake Champlain Research Institute, will speak on Thursday, February 26th at the LCBP offices in Grand Isle, Vermont, discussing last summer’s invasion of the Spiny Waterflea and the potential […]

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    Professional Development Workshop for Educators

    January 12, 2015 – 

    Teaching Place: Using technology and professional wisdom to uncover the interrelationships between natural and built systems Grand Isle, VT – The Champlain Basin Education Initiative (CBEI) will host a professional development workshop for Vermont, New York, and Québec educators on Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Burlington, Vermont from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CBEI will […]

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