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.

    Get Involved

    What you can do

    Removing invasive plant from boat

    Removing vegetation from boats and trailers can help to prevent spread of aquatic invasive species.

    While it sometimes may seem that the actions of one person will not make much difference, the little things we do each each day—the little decisions we make—can collectively have a huge impact in improving the quality of our environment. Don’t have the time to volunteer or join a local watershed group? Explore here for actions that you can take as part of your everyday routine.

    Save the Lake Tips

    Rain barrelThe little things add up. On your boat, under your car, or under your kitchen sink, these tips can help reduce the pollution you release into the Lake. Get Save the Lake Tips

     

    Lake-Friendly Cleaning

    Cleaner bottleMany common household cleaners are toxic to people, pets, and the environment. Try these environment friendly recipes for a clean home and a clean outdoors! More on Lake-Friendly Cleaning Products

     

    Lawn and Garden Tips

    Fertilizer bagHomeowners take great pride in the appearance of their homes and yards, but many do not realize the impact lawn care can have on the environment. It IS possible to have a beautiful yard while being lake-friendly. Get Lawn and Garden Care Tips

    What is the State of the Lake?

    What is the
    State of the Lake?

    Learn about the health of Lake Champlain in the 2015 State of the Lake report. Read about trends in key indicators of water quality and ecosystem health. Read the State of the Lake report

    Volunteers

    Make Some Waves

    From using lake-friendly cleaning products to volunteering with a local watershed group, you can help restore and protect the Lake Champlain Basin. Find out how you can get involved

    Track Our Progress

    Track Our Progress

    Explore the goals and actions of our partners and track our progress online with the Opportunities for Action website. View Opportunities for Action

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    Grand Isle, VT 05458
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