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.

    Education

    Online Education Resources

    The following websites provide online watershed, conservation and heritage education tools and resources that can be used for remote learning. These sites feature videos, webinars and activities for teachers, students and families looking for dynamic place-based education. Be sure to check the social media posts of these organizations for ongoing content – some of the most active are linked below.

    Note: This list will be updated. Please send suggestions to lhollowell@lcbp.org.

    Resources in the Lake Champlain Region

    Lake Champlain Basin Program

    https://www.lcbp.org/

    2018 State of the Lake and Ecosystem Indicators Report
    https://sol.lcbp.org/

    Lake Champlain Basin Atlas
    https://atlas.lcbp.org/

    Diving In Videos
    https://www.lcbp.org/category/multimedia/video/diving-in/

    Clean Water Videos
    https://www.lcbp.org/education/education-materials/clean-water-commitment/

    Bringing Back Salmon Videos
    https://www.lcbp.org/category/multimedia/video/bringing-back-salmon/

    Kid’s Page
    https://www.lcbp.org/education/kids-page/

    LCBP Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/LakeChamplainBasin

    WatershED Matters – Champlain Basin Education Initiative

    http://watershedmatters.lcbp.org/

    Watershed Education Resources
    http://watershedmatters.lcbp.org/resources.html

    This Lake Alive! Online Curriculum

    https://store.shelburnefarms.org/product/this_lake_alive/education_resources

    Lake Champlain Sea Grant

    https://www.uvm.edu/seagrant/

    Zoom a Scientist live webinars – Tuesdays and Fridays @ 12 noon

    Register: Virtual Learning Resources
    https://www.uvm.edu/seagrant/education/k-12-watershed-alliance/virtual-learning

    FOURSCIENCE VERMONT

    https://foursciencevt.org/

    ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain

    https://www.echovermont.org/

    ECHO at Home Learning
    https://www.echovermont.org/events-programs/echo-at-home-learning/

    ECHO Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/echovt/

    Audubon Vermont

    https://vt.audubon.org/

    Audubon from Home
    https://vt.audubon.org/news/audubon-home

    Community Science
    https://vt.audubon.org/event-type/community-science

    Audubon Vermont Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/AudubonVermont/

    Billings Farm and Museum

    https://billingsfarm.org/

    Billings Farm at Home
    https://billingsfarm.org/billings-farm-at-home/

    Bird Diva

    https://www.birddiva.com/

    E-workshops and courses
    https://www.birddiva.com/trips-and-courses

    Fairbanks Museum

    https://www.fairbanksmuseum.org/

    Virtual Learning
    https://www.fairbanksmuseum.org/blog/live-stream/

    Fort Ticonderoga

    https://www.fortticonderoga.org/

    Center for Digital History
    https://www.fortticonderoga.org/center-for-digital-history/

    Green Mountain Club

    https://www.greenmountainclub.org/

    Facebook Live kids’ storybook reading – Fridays at 10 am
    https://www.facebook.com/GreenMountainClub/

    KIDSGARDENING.ORG

    https://kidsgardening.org/

    Garden Ideas for Kids, Parents, and Teachers
    https://kidsgardening.org/garden-ideas-kids-parents-teachers/

    Lake Champlain Committee

    https://www.lakechamplaincommittee.org/

    Learn About Lake Champlain
    https://www.lakechamplaincommittee.org/learn/

    Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

    https://www.lcmm.org/

    LCMM Blog
    https://www.lcmm.org/blog/

    Middlebury Area Land Trust

    https://www.maltvt.org/

    Let’s Connect with Nature from Home
    https://www.maltvt.org/connect

    Montshire Museum

    https://www.montshire.org/

    Online Resources – Montshire at Home
    https://www.montshire.org/online-resources

    Montshire Museum Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/montshiremuseum/

    Mountain Lake PBS

    https://mountainlake.org/

    Learning at Home Programs and Resources
    https://mountainlake.org/learn

    New York State DEC

    https://www.dec.ny.gov/

    Nature Activities
    https://www.dec.ny.gov/education/72444.html

    North Branch Nature Center

    https://northbranchnaturecenter.org/

    North Branch Nature Center Online
    https://northbranchnaturecenter.org/online/

    NBNC Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/northbranchnaturecenter/

    St. Albans Museum

    https://stamuseum.org/

    History from Home
    https://stamuseum.org/history/

    St. Albans Museum Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/stamuseum

    Shelburne Farms

    https://shelburnefarms.org/

    At-Home Activities for Young Learners
    https://shelburnefarms.org/blog/at-home-activities-for-young-learners

    Shelburne Farms Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/ShelburneFarms/

    Vermont Art Online – Virtual Museum and Gallery Tours

    https://www.vermontartonline.org/

    Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department

    https://vtfishandwildlife.com/

    Reconnect with Nature
    https://vtfishandwildlife.com/node/2073

    VTFW Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/vtfishandwildlife

    Vermont Institute of Natural Science

    https://vinsweb.org/

    VINS at Home Education Resources
    https://vinsweb.org/at-home-education-resources/

    UVM Extension – VT 4-H

    https://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth

    Virtual Enrichment Learning Opportunities: Weekdays @ 3 pm
    Mondays – Distance Learning Socials, new topic each week, open to ages 8 and up
    Tuesdays – QuaranTeen Time: Getting College & Career Ready
    Wednesdays – QuaranTeen Virtual Science Cafes
    Thursdays – Distance Learning Social participants meet to share the week’s activity

    Register: VT 4-H News and Events
    https://www.uvm.edu/extension/youth/announcements

    VT 4-H Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/Vermont4H/

    VT PBS

    https://www.vermontpbs.org/

    VT PBS Kids Corner
    https://www.vermontpbs.org/kids/

    Watersheds United Vermont

    https://watershedsunitedvt.org/

    Stormwater Resource Library
    https://watershedsunitedvt.org/resources/stormwater

    Wild Center

    https://www.wildcenter.org/

    Lunchtime Live – Monday – Friday @ 12 noon
    Digital Live Learning Programs – Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 11 am

    Wild Center Digital
    https://www.wildcenter.org/digital/

    Wild Center Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/thewildcenter/?ref=nf

    Resources Beyond the Lake Champlain Region:

    All About Birds – Cornell Lab of Ornithology

    https://www.allaboutbirds.org/

    Live Bird Cams
    https://www.allaboutbirds.org/cams/

    K-12 Education
    https://www.birds.cornell.edu/k12/

    Children and Nature Network

    https://www.childrenandnature.org/

    Common Sense Media – Free Online Events and Activities

    https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/free-online-events-activities-kids-at-home-coronavirus

    EPA Learning and Teaching About the Environment

    https://www.epa.gov/students

    EPA Grade K-12 Watershed Learning Links

    https://www.epa.gov/watershedacademy/grade-k-through-12-watershed-learning-links

    EPA Wetlands Education for Students and Teachers

    https://www.epa.gov/wetlands/wetlands-education-students-and-teachers

    Exploratorium

    https://www.exploratorium.edu/

    Science Snacks for K-5 kids
    https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/collection/snacks-k-5

    Explore

    https://explore.org/livecams

    Explore Education
    https://explore.org/education

    Mass Audubon

    https://www.massaudubon.org/

    Mass Audubon Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/MassAudubon/

    NASA Climate Kids

    https://climatekids.nasa.gov/

    National Audubon Society

    https://www.audubon.org/

    Audubon for Kids
    https://www.audubon.org/get-outside/activities/audubon-for-kids

    National Geographic Kids

    https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

    Science Lab
    https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/science/science-lab/

    NOAA Education

    https://www.noaa.gov/education

    PBS Learning Media

    https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/

    Project Wet

    https://www.projectwet.org/

    Project Wild

    https://www.fishwildlife.org/projectwild

    Smithsonian – Fun Stuff for Kids and Teens

    https://www.si.edu/kids

    University of Maine Extension – Maine 4-H

    https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/learn-at-home/

    QuaranTEEN Virtual Science Café – Tuesdays @ 3pm
    https://extension.umaine.edu/4h/learn-at-home/teen-virtual-science-cafes/

    USDA National Agricultural Library Educational Resources

    https://www.nal.usda.gov/topics/educational-resources-children-parents-and-teachers

    USGS Water Science School

    https://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school

    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

    Volunteers

    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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