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

    Did You Know?

    Lake Champlain is 120 miles (193 kilometers) long.
    Find out more

    Fact Sheets

    fact sheetsTo learn more about critical issues in  the Lake Champlain Basin, check out our fact sheet series below.

    Zebra and Quagga Mussel
    Fact Sheet #1

    Nonpoint Source Pollution
    Fact Sheet #2

    The Basin
    Fact Sheet #3

    Fact Sheet #4

    Historic Sites on Lake Champlain
    Fact Sheet #5

    Boating to Lake Champlain’s State Parks and Historic Villages
    Fact Sheet #6

    Other Fact Sheets & Brochures

    Mercury and PCBs in Lake Champlain

    Phosphorus-Free Automatic Dishwashing Detergents

    Aquatic Invaders of the Lake Champlain Basin

    Native Mussels in the Au Sable River Watershed Fact Sheet

    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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