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.

    What’s New

    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 17, 2020

    Emergency Funding Available to Watershed Organizations

    LCBP grants will support organizations struggling to maintain operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    April 17, 2020

    Volunteers plant a tree

    Volunteer, Citizen Science, and Online Projects

    The LCBP has created a list of opportunities to get involved, in-person and remotely!

    April 10, 2020

    LCBP 2019 Report of Activities Summary Now Available

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

    April 6, 2020

    LCBP Develops TMDL Outreach Media Series

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) has developed a series of animations and videos...

    April 3, 2020

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    Online Education Resources for Remote Learning

    The LCBP has compiled a list of online resources for remote and distance learning.

    March 22, 2020

    LCBP Produces TMDL Media Series

    The LCBP has developed animations and videos to explain the Lake Champlain phosphorus TMDL.

    March 3, 2020

    LCBP Awards Nearly $3 Million to Local Groups and Municipalities

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program is awarding $2,933,352 in grants to communities and organizations...

    March 2, 2020

    LCBP Seeks Proposals for Healthy Streams Marketing Program

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) seeks proposals for the development of a social...

    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...

    Clean Water Commitment:
    Working to Achieve TMDL Goals

    This video series explores how people who are working on the landscape in a variety of ways are helping to achieve the goals of the Lake Champlain phosphorus Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).
    View more Clean Water Commitment videos and animations.

    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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