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.

    Photo of the Month

    Posted on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018  |  Posted in Photo of the Month

    Zebs on the Pigs

    If the rocks lurking just below the surface don’t get you in higher water, the zebra mussels on the rocks might when lake levels are down.

    The Pigs are a group of rocks that pose a hazard to boaters near Appletree Point in Burlington, VT. Zebra mussels are an invasive species that pose a hazard to swimmers throughout the lake. Neither pigs nor zebra mussels belong in Lake Champlain. Learn more about aquatic invasive species.

    Photo: Jon Dorwart.

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