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.

    News and information from
    Around the Basin

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    Summer 2019 Casin’ the Basin e-News
    August 1, 2019 – 

    Cyanobacteria Season Gets an Early Start • Fishhook Waterflea Infests Lake Champlain • LCBP Welcomes New Staff • more…

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    Events Calendar

    Love art? Love maps? Love Lake Champlain?
    August 29, 2018 – 

    Join us at the Community Sailing Center or the Strand Center for the Arts to create a map of a place that’s meaningful to you (in the Lake Champlain Basin or somewhere else) with MollyMaps. Molly Holmberg Brown–a Maine-based visual artist, map-maker and geographer–will lead the two-hour workshop. Participants will celebrate their connection to place through map-making […]

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    International Year of the Salmon
    September 30, 2019 – 

    The International Year of the Salmon is an initiative to stimulate outreach and research that aspires to establish the conditions necessary to ensure the resilience of salmon and people throughout the Northern Hemisphere. 

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    Diving In: Pulling Together for a Healthy Lake
    September 13, 2019 – 

    Volunteers work with the LCBP and partners to pull invasive aquatic plants from infested areas of Lake Champlain. These plants can overtake parts of the Lake, harming habitat and impairing recreational use. 

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    LCBP Offers $500,000 in Grants for Local Projects
    September 16, 2019 – 

    The Lake Champlain Basin Program seeks proposals for projects that improve water quality and ecosystems in the Lake Champlain watershed. The Program anticipates awarding more than 25 grants totaling more than $500,000 to local organizations, municipalities, and educational institutions. Current grants will be awarded in two categories: Pollution Prevention & Habitat Conservation Grants (up to […]

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    Recent Publications & Reports FeedPublications Library

    Resource Room LibraryPublications Library

    LCBP’s Publications Library contains a variety of publications generated by grants, research project, and outreach initiatives.

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    Wild and Scenic Missisquoi River
    September 30, 2019 – 

    A beautiful day of filming for an upcoming Diving In video also turned up a nice POTM. Watch our Diving In videos to learn how people are helping to protect Lake Champlain and its tributaries. Learn more about the Wild and Scenic Missisquoi River  

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