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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    Celebrating Salmon

    June 10, 2020 – 

    The celebration of the International Year of the Salmon in the Lake Champlain Basin culminated with the Lake Champlain Salmon Festival in Richmond, VT. Organized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the LCBP/CVNHP, the day-long celebration allowed the public to  immerse themselves in issues that impact salmon habitat with hands-on activities and […]

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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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