Clean Water

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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    “i” by Beaver Supermoon

    November 16, 2016 – 

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    How do you Mālama Honua?

    September 26, 2016 – 

    The question, posed by the Polynesian Voyaging Society, translates roughly to “How do you care for our Island Earth?” This guardian figurine cares for and protects the Hōkūleʻa, a traditional voyaging canoe that is circumnavigating the globe to discover how communities around the world are caring for the environment. The Hōkūleʻa made a stop this […]

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    Hop to it!

    July 22, 2016 – 

    There are ten species of frogs in the Lake Champlain Basin. Get out there and explore the lakes, streams, and marshes to see how many you can find! Learn more about Fish and Wildlife in the Basin, including a list of the amphibians and reptiles to be found. >>

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    The Sentiment of Flowers!

    April 18, 2016 – 

    The symbol of “Smiles” from the book The Poetry of Flowers “… Then from my heart will young petals diverge, As rays of the sun from their focus; I from the darkness of earth shall emerge, A happy and beautiful Crocus! …” H. F. Gould

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    New Morning Fog

    March 7, 2016 – 

    A dense fog shrouds Lake Champlain in late February when air temperatures soar into the 50s. The view on a morning commute from Port Kent, NY. Photo Credit: Kerry Crowningshield

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    Got Ice?

    January 22, 2016 – 

    Winter’s simple pleasures: solid ice and clear skies.

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    Snow on Mt. Mansfield

    Think Snow!

    December 22, 2015 – 

    With the winter solstice upon us and little snow to speak of, keep your fingers crossed. It’s good for the skiing and important for habitat in the watershed. Learn more about Climate Change in the Champlain Basin.

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    A Gift of Red at Missisquoi Wildlife Refuge

    October 26, 2015 – 

    “….whilst berries harken to those that stay, a gift of red, replacing summer petals that curl delicately into the sable earth.” – Daisy on Click here for the full version

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    Playing with Sand

    August 26, 2015 – 

    Stumbling across beach art on a lakeside stroll is a welcome surprise.

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    Island Line Trail on Lake Champlain

    Island Line Time

    June 23, 2015 – 

    It’s that time of year to get out on the Island Line Trail. Once the route of the Rutland Railroad, the spectacular recreation path connects Colchester, VT with the Champlain Islands.

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