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    USFWS Scientists Examine Adaptation to Thiamine Deficiency in New Paper

    April 27, 2020 – 

    The cover article in the April issue of Molecular Ecology estimates the adaptive genetic potential of landlocked Atlantic salmon to respond to thiamine deficiency and shows how scientists are using adaptive management at White River National Fish Hatchery and Dwight D. Eisenhower National Fish Hatcheries to help with the restoration of salmon in Lake Champlain. […]

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    LCBP 2019 Report of Activities Summary Now Available

    April 10, 2020 – 

    LCBP’s summary of 2019 projects and activities is now available.

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    Report of Activities Summary 2018

    February 14, 2019 – 

    The LCBP has released a report of activities highlighting LCBP projects that were in progress or concluded between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018. The full report will be available in April 2018. The LCBP received federal funding in FY 2017 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, and the […]

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    USFWS: Anglers Aiding Salmon Recovery

    August 21, 2018 – 

    For Anglers in Lake Champlain Basin, Salmon Fishing is a Science Most anglers remember their first catch: the tug on the line, the rush of adrenaline, the ear-to-ear grin in the keepsake photo. In the 1970s, anglers in Lake Champlain and its tributaries started experiencing another memorable first: the first Atlantic salmon caught in the […]

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    State of the Lake 2018

    June 15, 2018 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program released the 2018 State of the Lake and Ecosystem Indicators Report today. The report, produced every three years, provides an assessment of the condition of Lake Champlain. The report also serves to provide the public and resource managers with a better understanding of threats to the lake’s health, as well […]

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    April 2018 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    April 13, 2018 – 

    LCBP FY2018 Budget Set  • Grant Awards Top $1.5 Million • Lake Champlain Research Conference • more…

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    LCBP 2017 Report of Activities

    April 12, 2018 – 

    The LCBP has released a report of activities highlighting LCBP projects that were in progress or concluded between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. It includes a comprehensive listing of local implementation grants, and external contracts managed by LCBP and key LCBP tasks implemented by staff during this time period. The LCBP received federal […]

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    December 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    December 28, 2017 – 

    LCBP Teams with ECO AmeriCorps • Boat Launch Steward Season in Review • Champlain Canal Feasibility Study Moves Forward • more…

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    Partners in Action

    December 21, 2017 – 

    The LCBP has produced a new publication that highlights the activities of U.S. federal agencies in the Lake Champlain Basin. Efforts to improve water quality and ecosystem integrity in the Basin rely on the programs and support of several key federal partners. They provide financial and technical assistance to state and local partners, and implement […]

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    August 2017 Casin’ the Basin e-News

    August 8, 2017 – 

    LCBP Releases Opportunities for Action 2017 • NEIWPCC Under New Leadership • Draft Lake Champlain-Richelieu River Plan Release • more…

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