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.

    Water & Environment

    Data & Monitoring

    Data logger

    Data collected over the last two decades helps guide management of Lake Champlain.

    Good environmental data is critical to implementing the management plan Opportunities for Action. Since 1992, the Lake Champlain Basin Program has provided funding for the Long-term Monitoring Program on Lake Champlain, and has supported a variety of other programs—including monitoring for cyanobacteria, bacteria at beaches, and toxins in fish tissue—that protect human health and environmental quality.

    Monitoring Programs

    water sampleThe Long-term Monitoring Program and other past programs serve as the basis for management decisions throughout the Basin. More about monitoring programs


    Lake & Watershed Data

    New York water quality monitoringAn increasing volume of data is generated each year. The LCBP strives to make as much of this data available as possible. Get lake & watershed data


    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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