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. >>
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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.
“….whilst berries harken to those that stay, a gift of red, replacing summer petals that curl delicately into the sable earth.” – Daisy on www.descriptionari.com Click here for the full version
Stumbling across beach art on a lakeside stroll is a welcome surprise.
It’s that time of year to get out on the Island Line Trail. Once the route of the Rutland Railroad, the spectacular recreation path connects Colchester, VT with the Champlain Islands.
The last vestiges of winter at Wadhams Falls on the Boquet River in Westport, NY
Delicate feather patterns decorate shell ice on Lake George, New York. Photo by Mark Malchoff