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.

    Media Center

    Publications Library


    LCBP Publications are available online and at the Resource Room at ECHO in Burlington, Vermont.

    The LCBP publishes a variety of publications and reports about the Lake Champlain Basin. These publications are the results of the many grants, research projects, and outreach initiatives supported by the LCBP. Many of these publications are available in the LCBP’s Resource Room at the ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center in Burlington, Vermont.

    Recent Publications

    Teacher confernceRead the most recent publications about the Lake Champlain Basin’s natural and cultural resources, published by the Basin Program, federal and state agencies, and other partners. More


    Publications Database

    Our collection includes brochures, newsletters, posters, technical reports, and more. Most publications are free or at cost. All are included in the Publications Database. More


    State of the Lake

    The State of the Lake Report, published every several years, provides a comprehensive review of the health of the Lake and the Basin. Available as a print document, and now online. More


    Opportunities for Action

    The management plan Opportunities for Action guides LCBP’s efforts to protect the Basin’s water quality and natural resources. First published in 1996, the document is now a paperless, dynamic plan. More


    Fact Sheets

    factshe_100The LCBP’s Fact Sheet Series summarize and provide additional resources related to many issues in the Basin, from aquatic invasive species to historic sites on the Lake. More


    Technical Reports

    LCBP’s Technical Reports document the results of the critical scientific research and monitoring that forms the basis of  resource management in the Lake Champlain Basin. More


    Urban Runoff Posters

    This series of posters provides a striking message about common sources of polluted runoff that make urban areas a stormwater management challenge. More

    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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