Lake Champlain Basin Program

Lake Champlain
Pat Bradley/WAMC

Officials from the U.S., Canada, New York, Vermont and Quebec were in Crown Point, New York this week to renew the Lake Champlain Basin Program’s management plan for the lake.

Lake Champlain Basin Program

Every three years the Lake Champlain Basin Program releases a report assessing the quality of Lake Champlain’s waters.  The latest report indicates that despite continued efforts to lower phosphorus levels, they continue to increase.

Lake Champlain (file photo)
WAMC/Pat Bradley

Vermont, New York and the government of Quebec have renewed an agreement that continues a partnership designed to protect Lake Champlain.

WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Lake Champlain Basin Program has released a new report assessing flood resilience and offering recommendations and management strategies that could prevent major flooding of the kind that occurred in 2011.

A report prepared for the Lake Champlain Basin Program has found encouraging drops in mercury and PCB contamination in the lake.