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.

    Photo of the Month

    Posted on Monday, September 26th, 2016  |  Posted in Photo of the Month

    How do you Mālama Honua?

    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 week in Westport, New York, where the crew shared their work and mission with area visitors.

    Learn how you can care for the Lake at our Get Involved page >>

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