The mallard is one of 32 duck species known to breed, overwinter, or pass through the Lake Champlain Basin on migration. Learn more about the birds of the Basin.
Photo of the Month FeedPhoto of the Month
Photo: Elizabeth Lee – LCBP
Pancake ice whets the appetite for winter near the Colchester Causeway. Photo: Elizabeth Lee, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
The question, posed by the Polynesian Voyaging Society, translates roughly to “How do you care for our Island Earth?” This guardian figurine cares for and protects the Hōkūleʻa, a traditional voyaging canoe that is circumnavigating the globe to discover how communities around the world are caring for the environment. The Hōkūleʻa made a stop this […]
There are ten species of frogs in the Lake Champlain Basin. Get out there and explore the lakes, streams, and marshes to see how many you can find! Learn more about Fish and Wildlife in the Basin, including a list of the amphibians and reptiles to be found. >>
The symbol of “Smiles” from the book The Poetry of Flowers “… Then from my heart will young petals diverge, As rays of the sun from their focus; I from the darkness of earth shall emerge, A happy and beautiful Crocus! …” H. F. Gould
A dense fog shrouds Lake Champlain in late February when air temperatures soar into the 50s. The view on a morning commute from Port Kent, NY. Photo Credit: Kerry Crowningshield
With the winter solstice upon us and little snow to speak of, keep your fingers crossed. It’s good for the skiing and important for habitat in the watershed. Learn more about Climate Change in the Champlain Basin.