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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Please Keep Caring!

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I know that frustration levels are high, people are skeptical, patience is limited, but the Friends of Northern Lake Champlain is asking you to keep caring about your waterways and Lake Champlain.  We need to continue to work on restoring our water quality.  Now more than ever, we are in a place where we have […]

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Sheldon Springs Stormwater Fix

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Friends of Northern Lake Champlain recently completed a terraced bioretention basin project at the RockTenn mill located in Sheldon Springs on the banks of the Missisquoi River. This small stormwater treatment project will treat water draining from a gravel parking lot. This project was funded through a Lake Champlain Basin Program implementation grant. The bioretention […]

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Swanton Green Infrastructure Traffic Calming Island

Reggie Beliveau, Swanton Village Manager and Jim pease with the Ecosystem Restoration Program stand at the newly constructed "Green" Traffic Calming Island.

The Friends of Northern Lake Champlain worked with Stone Environmental and the Village of Swanton to install a new “Green” traffic calming island at the corner of Academy Street and Route 7.  This project was funded by the State’s Ecosystem Restoration Program and the Village.  The design was created to “absorb the storm” and soak […]

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RUN AND WALK FOR LAKE CHAMPLAIN

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RUN & WALK FOR LAKE CHAMPLAIN! The run and walk for Lake Champlain is only a couple of weeks away – scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7th at the Georgia Beach!  Please come out and support FNLC and show to Vermont Leaders how important Lake Champlain is to our region, our economy, and our State.  It […]

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