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.

    News and information from
    Around the Basin

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    November 2016 Casin’ the Basin e-News
    December 7, 2016 – 

    Read the November 2016 Casin’ the Basin e-News: New LCBP Technical Coordinator • Actions to Control Asian Clam in Lake Bomoseen • more…

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    Events Calendar

    AIS Seminars
    June 17, 2016 – 

    Save the date! Lake Champlain Basin Program will host two seminars, one in NY and one in VT on Aquatic Invasive Species of Emerging Concern. These talks are free and open to partners, resource managers, and lake/watershed organizations. Please RSVP to Kathy Jarvis at so we can plan for the number of attendees. More […]

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    LCBP Launches Meet the Scientists page
    February 21, 2017 – 

    The LCBP has launched “Meet the Scientists,” a web page that connects the media and others with experts in a broad range of lake-related disciplines. These experts, many of whom help to inform and guide the LCBP’s work by serving on advisory and partnership committees, can provide recent science-based information around lake and watershed issues. […]

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    Diving In: Rowing to a Thriving Community
    January 6, 2017 – 

    In the summer of 2015, the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum brought community rowing to the village of Champlain, NY. The pilot project became the focus of a popular community gathering, with dozens of citizens coming out on Friday evenings to picnic and row a replica of an historic rowing gig on the Chazy River. Participants […]

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    LCBP Hosts Love the Lake Program: A Tale of Three Gunboats
    February 9, 2017 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program will host A Tale of Three Gunboats, by Arthur B. Cohn, on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the LCBP office in Grand Isle, VT. Art Cohn is the Co-founder and Director Emeritus for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and a Research Fellow, William Clements Library, the University of Michigan. So […]

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    pancake ice
    Mmmm… Pancakes!
    January 9, 2017 – 

    Pancake ice whets the appetite for winter near the Colchester Causeway. Photo: Elizabeth Lee, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

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