Friends of Northern Lake Champlain (FNLC) is a non-profit organization that acts to clean the waters of northern Lake Champlain and its watershed by working collaboratively with citizens, businesses, farmers and government in order to reduce land-use pollution.  Our focus is on catalyzing the actions and accountability needed to reduce land-use pollution!

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Bill H35 – the H20 Bill

Missisquoi River

On behalf of Vermont’s rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds; the Friends of Northern Lake Champlain (FNLC) would like to thank all of the people, groups, and legislators that spoke up for them!  The final vote on H35 (the House Clean Water Bill) on Thursday was 133 for the water and 11 against it!  This huge […]

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Cover Crops Increase


What’s that green you see in that corn field? A COVER CROP!! According to UVM Extension, in the past decade farmers in Vermont have been adopting this conservation practice. 10 years ago Heather Darby estimates there were only 50 acres in cover crop and today there are over 12,000 acres with a cover crop.

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