If you’ve ever had day to explore beautiful downtown Lake Placid, NY, then you have probably seen Mirror Lake which is adjacent to Main Street. Mirror Lake receives its water from Mt. Whitney and Cobble Hill, eventually draining into the Chubb River, a major tributary to the West Branch of the Ausable River which flows […]
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The Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) seeks proposals to conduct a survey of the public’s knowledge of water quality issues in the Lake Champlain Basin. Up to $120,000 is available to support a project to begin in summer 2020 and conclude by summer 2022. The survey will assess the public’s knowledge about issues related to […]
LCBP Hosts Love the Lake Series ”Our Best Endeavors:” Temperance and Prohibition in the Champlain Valley
The Lake Champlain Basin Program will host Susan Evans McClure, Executive Director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum as she presents Our Best Endeavors: Temperance and Prohibition in the Champlain Valley on Thursday, February 27, 2020. “When you think about ‘Prohibition,’ most people imagine gangster and bootleggers with tommy guns and fancy cars in the […]
LCBP Boat Launch Steward Intercepts Hydrilla • USACE Tours Lake Champlain Basin Projects • LCBP and USACE Invite Letters of Request for Watershed Restoration Projects • more…
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 […]
“Clean, Drain and Dry” is the motto for boaters across the Lake Champlain basin. This was not the case for a boat and trailer that was about to be launched into Lake Champlain at the South Hero John Guilmette access site in early September. The Lake Champlain Basin Program’s boat launch steward Matthew Gorton was […]
The International Year of the Salmon is an initiative to stimulate outreach and research that aspires to establish the conditions necessary to ensure the resilience of salmon and people throughout the Northern Hemisphere.
The Lake Champlain Basin Program seeks proposals for projects that improve water quality and ecosystems in the Lake Champlain watershed. The Program anticipates awarding more than 25 grants totaling more than $500,000 to local organizations, municipalities, and educational institutions. Current grants will be awarded in two categories: Pollution Prevention & Habitat Conservation Grants (up to […]
Volunteers work with the LCBP and partners to pull invasive aquatic plants from infested areas of Lake Champlain. These plants can overtake parts of the Lake, harming habitat and impairing recreational use.
News Release: Army Corps of Engineers to View Watershed Restoration Projects in the Lake Champlain Basin
Grand Isle, VT – Commander Thomas D. Asbery and support staff from the New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) will visit several project sites this week where work is underway to help improve the health of the Lake Champlain ecosystem. The two-day tour in New York and Vermont will highlight […]