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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Volunteers work with the Adirondack Mountain Club and the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program to help search for and identify aquatic invasive species (AIS) in backcountry ponds of the Adirondack Park.
Each year on World Water Day, the Champlain Basin Education Initiative hosts a celebration of water resources. This public event showcases photography, videography, writing, and art created by students from around the Lake Champlain watershed. The art often builds on classroom lessons. A team of teachers at J.J. Flynn Elementary School in Burlington, Vermont integrated […]
Teachers and program partners reflect on their experience in A Watershed for Every Classroom, a year-long professional development experience for K-12 educators. The Champlain Basin Education Initiative offers this interdisciplinary exploration of the natural and cultural resources of the Lake Champlain Basin to teachers in all subject areas. The program provides inspiration, knowledge and skills […]
Volunteers in Vermont, New York, and Quebec monitor for cyanobacteria, also known as blue-green algae. These citizens help keep swimmers and other lake users safe by taking samples and reporting blooms that can sometimes be toxic. View more videos in the Diving In series
Students from Westport and WIllsboro, NY learned about the salmon life cycle and habitat as part of the Salmon in the Classroom program. With support from New York State DEC and Trout Unlimited, they raised salmon from eggs and released them into local streams. They learned about stream ecology and the connections of these tributaries […]
This is the final installment of a six-part series of instructional webinars on green infrastructure (GI) for municipal officials in the New York portion of the Lake Champlain Basin. This video reviews GI practices and a case study for buildings. The series is presented by the LCBP in collaboration with Watershed Consulting Associates and Hirschman […]