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.


    Helpful Links

    Student searching online

    The internet is a valuable source of information about Lake Champlain and watershed science



    Aquatic Nuisance Species (General)

    Aquatic Nuisance Animals

    Aquatic Nuisance Plants and Algae

    Champ/Champy (Lake Champlain Monster)

    Climate Change

    Cultural Heritage and History

    Educational Resources- Water and Watersheds

    EPA Quality System for Environmental Data

    Fish and Wildlife

    Geography/Charts and Maps


    Human Health Issues

    Fish Eating Advisories:

    LCBP Program Partners

    Federal Agency Links:

    State, Provincial and Regional Agency Links:

    Lake-Friendly Lawn and Garden

    National/International Lake Links

    Natural Communities/Biodiversity

    Organizations – Conservation

    The Nature Conservancy:

    Organizations – Research


    Recreation and Tourism

    Stormwater Issues

    Sustainable Communities

    Toxic Substances

    US Congressional Delegation

    US Senate

    US House of Representatives

    Water Quality



    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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