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.


    Education Materials and Resources

    Student project

    LCBP offers a variety of resources for student and teacher projects. Photo: Missisquoi River Basin Association

    WatershED Matters

    WatershED Matters logoThis website for educators features guidance for curriculum design, service learning, and professional development as well as subject matter content about water quality issues in the Basin and beyond.
    Visit the WatershED Matters website


    Lake Champlain Basin Atlas

    Lake Champlain Basin Atlas thumbnailFrom history to phosphorus to zebra mussels, you’ll find lots of information in the Lake Champlain Basin Atlas. The atlas contains more than 40 full-color maps, articles, photographs, and a glossary.
    Visit the Lake Champlain Basin Atlas.


    Champlain 2000

    Champlain 2000 logoThis special series on WPTZ-TV (Channel 5) explored environmental issues in the Basin. Online materials  related to the weekly segments and nine special half-hour reports are available.
    More on Champlain 2000


    World Lakes

    World Lake LogoFollow ECHO’s mascot NEWTon as he visits the world’s lakes! Science, math, language arts, and social studies are covered in these materials for grades 5-8.
    Discover World Lakes


    Other LCBP Materials

    The LCBP website includes a number of reports, publications, and outreach materials that are useful resources for educators and students. These include:

    What is the State of the Lake?

    What is the
    State of the Lake?

    Learn about the health of Lake Champlain in the 2018 State of the Lake report. Read about trends in key indicators of water quality and ecosystem health. Read the State of the Lake report


    Make Some Waves

    From using lake-friendly cleaning products to volunteering with a local watershed group, you can help restore and protect the Lake Champlain Basin. Find out how you can get involved

    Track Our Progress

    Track Our Progress

    Explore the goals and actions of our partners and track our progress online with the Opportunities for Action website. View Opportunities for Action

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