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.

    About Us

    Vermont CAC

    Upcoming Meetings

    Monday, November 9th, 2020

    5:00 – 7:00 remotely via Microsoft Teams. Meeting materials below.

    Draft Agenda

    Draft September 14 Meeting Summary

    Draft October 19 Meeting Summary

    For more information and to RSVP/get the log-in information, contact Lauren Jenness at 

    Past Meeting Materials

    March 16, 2020 – cancelled

    January 13, 2020

    December 9, 2019

    November 18, 2019 – cancelled

    October 21, 2019

    September 9, 2019

    July 22, 2019 

    June 10, 2019 – cancelled

    May 13, 2019 – cancelled

    March 11, 2019

    January 14, 2019

    November 26, 2018

    October 3, 2018

    October 1, 2018

    September 27, 2018

    July 24, 2018

    April 9, 2018

    March 12, 2018

    January 11, 2018

    December 11, 2017

    November 13, 2017

    • Approved Meeting Summary
    • Pharmaceuticals in the Lake Champlain Basin presentation by Dr. Christine Vatovec, UVM (PDF)
    • Pesticide Regulation in Vermont presentation by Cary Giguere, AAFM (PDF)
    • An Overview of Organic Contaminants in the Lake Champlain Basin by Nat Shambaugh, retired AAFM (PDF)

    October 13, 2017

    September 11, 2017

    August 14, 2017


    The Vermont Citizen Advisory Committee publishes an Action Plan each year.

    2020 VTCAC Action PlanVermont CAC 2020 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2019 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2018 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2017 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2016 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2015 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2014 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2013 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2012 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2011 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2010 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2009 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2008 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2007 Action Plan
    Vermont CAC 2006 Action Plan (call for copy)
    Vermont CAC 2004 Action Plan

    What is the State of the Lake?

    What is the
    State of the Lake?

    Learn about the health of Lake Champlain in the 2018 State of the Lake report. Read about trends in key indicators of water quality and ecosystem health. Read the State of the Lake report


    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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    54 West Shore Road
    Grand Isle, VT 05458
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