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.

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    Lake Champlain Basin Program Seeks Education and Outreach Proposals

    November 24, 2020 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) seeks project proposals for 2022 that will inform the public or provide citizen involvement activities designed to learn more about improving quality and ecosystems in the Lake Champlain watershed. The LCBP in partnership with NEIWPCC is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals to address the tasks outlined in […]

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    LCBP Offers Education and Outreach and Organizational Support Grants for Local Watershed Groups

    November 11, 2020 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program seeks education and outreach proposals for projects that inform students or adults about key Lake Champlain Basin issues identified in the management plan Opportunities for Action. By developing awareness and knowledge about Basin issues, more informed decisions and constructive actions will benefit Lake Champlain. Hands-on stewardship activities for citizens are […]

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    News Release: LCBP Seeks Proposals for New York Farm Waste Management

    November 4, 2020 – 

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) seeks proposals for services to work with farmers in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin to install temporary manure stacking pads on livestock grazing farms. The LCBP will provide up to $25,000 to support this effort to reduce sediment and phosphorus inputs […]

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    News Release: LCBP and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Invite Letters of Request for Watershed Restoration Projects in the Lake Champlain Basin

    October 16, 2020 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is soliciting Letters of Request for watershed restoration projects. The Lake Champlain Watershed Environmental Assistance Program awards design and construction services provided by the USACE New York District. Letters of Request may be submitted at any time for determination […]

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    Lake Champlain Basin Program Seeks Proposals for Projects to Improve Water Quality

    October 1, 2020 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP), in conjunction with NEIWPCC is pleased to announce a Request for Technical Pre-Proposals for services to further the goals and objectives of the Lake Champlain management plan Opportunities for Action. The total request for each project may range from $20,000 to $300,000 for projects anticipated to begin in early 2022. Applicants may […]

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

    September 25, 2020 – 

    Grand Isle, VT – The Lake Champlain Basin Program seeks pre-proposals for projects and programs to protect, restore, interpret, and showcase the historical resources and cultural heritage of the Champlain Valley. These projects will highlight the interpretive themes and further the goals, actions and tasks described in the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership (CVNHP) Management […]

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    LCBP hosts Grant Writing Workshop

    September 16, 2020 – 

    The LCBP hosted a grant writing workshop in September for watershed organizations and partners. The workshop included sessions on The Science and Art of Grant Writing and Guidance on Grant Opportunities. Materials from the workshop and video recordings are available on the LCBP Grantee Toolkit page.

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    LCBP Seeks Proposals for Projects to Reduce Pollution

    September 9, 2020 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) seeks proposals for projects that will reduce pollution from stormwater runoff in the Lake Champlain watershed. The LCBP will fund projects that install large-scale best management practices (BMPs) or provide planning and prioritization for future on-the-ground stormwater treatment projects. As much as $500,000 in total is available to support […]

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    Diving In: River Access and Stewardship

    August 4, 2020 – 

    Volunteers, watershed organizations, and river guides help to ensure public access to rivers and foster stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin.

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    Summer 2020 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    July 29, 2020 – 

    LCBP COVID Response • Nearly $3 million in grants awarded • Fishhook waterflea intercepted • Ag phosphorus reduction projects completed • TMDL Outreach Media • more…

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