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

    August 1, 2019

    Summer 2019 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    Cyanobacteria Season Gets an Early Start • Fishhook Waterflea Infests Lake Champlain • LCBP...

    July 31, 2019

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    Atlantic Salmon Celebrated in the Lake Champlain Basin

    For just the third time in more than 150 years, scientists have found naturally-reproduced...

    July 29, 2019

    International Year of the Salmon

    The International Year of the Salmon is an initiative to stimulate outreach and research...

    July 29, 2019

    USFWS Blog – History in the making: canal boats and Atlantic salmon

    On December 9, 1876, Captain William Montgomery set out on Lake Champlain aboard his...

    July 8, 2019

    News Release: Fishhook waterflea infests Lake Champlain

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

    May 24, 2019

    News Release: Boat Launch Stewards to Greet Lake Champlain Boaters

    Grand Isle, VT – “Clean, Drain and Dry.” Boat launch stewards will share this...

    May 6, 2019

    Diving In: Adirondack AIS Monitoring

    Volunteers work with the Adirondack Mountain Club and the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program...

    March 13, 2019

    News Release: Letters of Request for Watershed Restoration Projects in the Lake...

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), in partnership with the...

    March 11, 2019

    USFWS scientists receive national recognition for Atlantic salmon restoration wo...

    Two U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region employees have earned prestigious honors from...

    March 11, 2019

    News Release: LCBP Hosts Adirondack Guideboat Presentation

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program will host a presentation on...

    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...

    March 31, 2017

    March 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    LCBP Welcomes Ellen Kujawa • Report of Activities • OFA Revision • World Water...

    March 17, 2017

    LCBP 2016 Report of Activities

    The LCBP has released an summary report of activities that highlights LCBP projects that...

    Diving In: Citizen Action for a Healthy Lake

    This video series highlights the many ways citizens are learning about and helping to protect the Basin. Local organizations offer opportunities for action through volunteer work, education, and recreation programs.
    View more Bringing Back Salmon videos
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    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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