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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    Manure Injector with/without Dragline

    October 29, 2019 – 

    See how precision agriculture technology, such as drag-lines and manure injector systems, are being used on Vermont farms to manage for compaction, efficiency, soil health, and water quality. This video was produced by the Farmer’s Watershed Alliance in partnership with member farmers in Franklin County, Vermont. Learn more about FWA

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    Soil Tests & Field-Specific Fertilizer Rates

    October 29, 2019 – 

    See how precision agriculture technology, such as the Vector 300 and AgLeader display unit, are being used in Vermont in tandem with results from soil tests to manage nutrient needs on a field-specific level when making fertilizer rate application decisions. This video was produced by the Farmer’s Watershed Alliance in partnership with member farmers in […]

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    Precision Planting: Great Plains Corn Planter

    October 29, 2019 – 

    See how precision agriculture technologies, such as GPS and auto-steer, are being used on Vermont farms with equipment like the Great Plains Corn Planter, to implement conservation farming practices which improve efficiency, soil health, and water quality, while helping farmers follow their nutrient management plans (NMPs). This video was produced by the Farmer’s Watershed Alliance […]

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    Precision Planting: Cover Crops

    October 29, 2019 – 

    See how precision agriculture technologies (such as GPS and precision mapping) are being used on Vermont farms with conservation farming equipment (such as the Valmar 6056 Air Seeder and Phillips Harrow 4505) to implement farming practices like reduced tillage & cover cropping which can improve efficiency, yields, soil health, and water quality on farms. This […]

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    A View from the Tractor Cab: Corn Chopping

    October 29, 2019 – 

    See how precision agriculture technology, such as precision mapping and the Harvest Lab, are being used in Vermont to manage yields and keep accurate records during corn harvest. This video was produced by the Farmer’s Watershed Alliance in partnership with member farmers in Franklin County, Vermont. Learn more about FWA

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    A View from the Tractor Cab: Auto-Steer & AgLeader Display Unit

    October 29, 2019 – 

    See how precision agriculture technology, such as auto-steer and the AgLeader display unit, are being used in Vermont to help farmers make accurate passes in their fields, improving efficiency. Get an inside view of how to set up auto-steer on a display unit. This video was produced by the Farmer’s Watershed Alliance in partnership with […]

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    Diving In: Pulling Together for a Healthy Lake

    September 13, 2019 – 

    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. 

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    How One Community Made a Difference (Part 1)

    June 13, 2019 – 

    The community of Willsboro, New York’s decision to remove a decades-old dam on the Boquet River opened as much as 75 miles of river habitat to spawning landlocked Atlantic salmon. This video is the first of a three-part series that chronicles efforts to restore Atlantic salmon in the Lake Champlain Basin. Watch more Bringing Back […]

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    A Research and Restoration Partnership (Part 2)

    June 13, 2019 – 

    A partnership of federal and state agencies, local businesses, universities and watershed organizations has employed innovative research techniques to develop a better understanding of a complex ecosystem and restore salmon habitat. This video is the second of a three-part series that chronicles efforts to restore Atlantic salmon in the Lake Champlain Basin. Watch more Bringing […]

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    All in for Habitat (Part 3)

    June 13, 2019 – 

    Efforts to restore salmon habitat, improve water quality, and increase flood resilience have mutual benefits. The ongoing work of resource managers and an involved public will help to ensure clean water, healthy ecosystems and thriving communities. This video is the third in a three-part series that chronicles efforts to restore Atlantic salmon in the Lake […]

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