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 Programs

    Teacher and Students

    Professional development programs help educators make the connection between classroom work and the watersheds in which their students live. Photo: Organisme de bassin versant de la baie Missisquoi

    The LCBP offers educational programs and trainings for people of all ages. In addition to school and educator programs, we have collaborated with organizational and media partners to produce and present public outreach programs that inform and involve the public.

    School Programs

    Talking with studentsOur Education and Outreach staff offers free presentations to schools and community groups in the Basin. All programs can be tailored to meet the needs of different grade levels or audience interest.
    More on school programs


    Educator Programs

    Teacher confernceThe Champlain Basin Education Initiative (CBEI) is a consortium of environmental education groups in the Basin. CBEI conducts trainings and workshops on teaching about the Lake Champlain Basin for K-12 educators, education majors, and interested citizens.
    More on CBEI and educator programs

    Public Outreach Programs

    Mitten CrabFrom presenting in public venues, hosting a speaker series (with delectable deserts), or working with media to spotlight lake issues, we get the word out about the Lake through a variety of forums.
    More on public outreach programs

    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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