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

    Did You Know?

    Anglers spent $205 million on goods related to fishing Lake Champlain in a year, according to a 2000 recreation and tourism study.
    Find out more

    Education and Outreach Committee

    The Education and Outreach (E&O) Committee is comprised of professionals from educational institutions, representatives of partner agencies and organizations, and members of the Citizens Advisory Committees (CACs). Functions of the E&O Committee include:

    • Present the Steering Committee with sound education and outreach information to be used in the decision-making process.
    • Advise the Steering Committee about outreach strategies and opportunities to communicate effectively with stakeholders and the public regarding emerging  issues and plan implementation actions.
    • Guide and facilitate aspects of implementation projects to inform and involve the public.
    • Interpret the results of information and outreach programs to help determine success or redirection of projects.


    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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