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.


    Did You Know?

    The Lake Champlain Basin has more than 300,000 acres of wetlands. Since colonial settlement, an estimated 50% of the Basin's wetlands have been lost to development and draining.
    Find out more

    Clean Water Rangers!

    CWR_bernie-bassBecome a Clean Water Ranger!

    Learn about how a few simple actions can help us clean up our rivers and lakes AND collect all of the Clean Water Rangers stickers!

    Here’s How:

    1. Download the Clean Water Ranger checklist,
    2. Print the checklist (double-sided, if you can),
    3. Complete five or more clean water actions,
    4. Tell us about yourself,
    5. and send us your checklist!

    Then, we’ll send you stickers and you can help your friends become rangers too!

    Have fun!

    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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    Grand Isle, VT 05458
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