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.

    What’s New

    September 25, 2020

    News Release: LCBP to Fund Projects that Preserve and Interpret Cultural Heritag...

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program seeks pre-proposals for projects and...

    September 16, 2020

    LCBP hosts Grant Writing Workshop

    The LCBP hosted a grant writing workshop in September for watershed organizations and partners....

    September 9, 2020

    LCBP Seeks Proposals for Projects to Reduce Pollution

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) seeks proposals for projects that will reduce pollution...

    August 4, 2020

    Diving In: River Access and Stewardship

    Volunteers, watershed organizations, and river guides help to ensure public access to rivers and...

    July 29, 2020

    Summer 2020 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    LCBP COVID Response • Nearly $3 million in grants awarded • Fishhook waterflea intercepted...

    July 22, 2020

    News Release: New Projects to Preserve and Celebrate Champlain Valley Heritage

    Grand Isle, VT – Smuggling, bootlegging, and moonshining are among the many stories of...

    July 9, 2020

    LCBP Hosts Video Production Workshop

    The LCBP and Peregrine Productions hosted the video workshop for watershed partners in June....

    July 6, 2020

    News Release: Fishhook waterflea intercepted by Lake Champlain Boat Launch Stewa...

    Grand Isle, VT – Boaters returning from the waters of Lake Champlain at Shelburne Bay...

    June 24, 2020

    News Release: CWICNY Receives $50,000 to Retrofit No-till Corn Planters

    June 24, 2020 – Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program awarded...

    May 16, 2020

    COVID Resources for Steward and Monitoring Programs

    The LCBP and partners have compiled resources for best practices and protocols for conducting...

    April 27, 2020

    USFWS Scientists Examine Adaptation to Thiamine Deficiency in New Paper

    The cover article in the April issue of Molecular Ecology estimates the adaptive genetic...

    April 10, 2020

    LCBP 2019 Report of Activities Summary Now Available

    LCBP’s summary of 2019 projects and activities is now available.

    February 14, 2019

    Report of Activities Summary 2018

    The LCBP has released a report of activities highlighting LCBP projects that were in...

    August 21, 2018

    USFWS: Anglers Aiding Salmon Recovery

    For Anglers in Lake Champlain Basin, Salmon Fishing is a Science Most anglers remember...

    June 15, 2018

    State of the Lake 2018

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program released the 2018 State of the Lake and Ecosystem...

    April 13, 2018

    April 2018 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    LCBP FY2018 Budget Set  • Grant Awards Top $1.5 Million • Lake Champlain Research...

    April 12, 2018

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    LCBP 2017 Report of Activities

    The LCBP has released a report of activities highlighting LCBP projects that were in...

    December 28, 2017

    December 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    LCBP Teams with ECO AmeriCorps • Boat Launch Steward Season in Review • Champlain...

    December 21, 2017

    Partners in Action

    The LCBP has produced a new publication that highlights the activities of U.S. federal...

    August 8, 2017

    August 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    LCBP Releases Opportunities for Action 2017 • NEIWPCC Under New Leadership • Draft Lake...

    Diving In: Citizen Action for a Healthy Lake

    This video series highlights the many ways that citizens are learning about and helping to protect water quality and habitat in the Lake Champlain Basin.
    View more Diving In videos.
    Get Involved!

    What is the State of the Lake?

    Learn about the health of Lake Champlain in our 2018 State of the Lake report. Read reports on water quality and other environmental issues facing the lake.
    Find out more

    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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