We are the Friends of Northern Lake Champlain

Friends of Northern Lake Champlain is a non-profit organization dedicated to finding solutions to improve water quality in Lake Champlain. We work collaboratively with local communities, farmers, government, lake associations, regional planning, and policy developers to reduce polluted land use runoff into Lake Champlain. We need your help to continue our work. Click here to learn even more about our organization.


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FNLC Pike/Rock River Project featured on USDA website!

FNLC Pike/Rock River Project featured on USDA website!

The FNLC/NRCS Pike and Rock River Conservation project has been featured on the USDA website! Read more at https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/vt/newsroom/stories/?cid=NRCSEPRD1370211. From the article: “Through the FNLC agreement with NRCS, an outreach and education plan was initiated in both watersheds to ensure that farmers were aware of the programs and services available to them, including NRCS’ Environmental Quality Incentives… Read more →

November Proceeds from Swanton Hannaford “Bags for my Cause” to Benefit FNLC

November Proceeds from Swanton Hannaford “Bags for my Cause” to Benefit FNLC

The Swanton Hannaford has announced… Friends of Northern Lake Champlain as the November recipient of the Hannaford Cause Bag program featuring the “Helps” bag!             WHEN? The entire month of November HOW DOES IT WORK? For every “Helps” bag sold during the month of November at this location, FNLC will receive a $1 donation! WHICH HANNAFORD? 139 First Street, Swanton VT

FNLC Annual Meeting Nov. 20!

FNLC Annual Meeting Nov. 20!

The Friends of Northern Lake Champlain welcomes its members and all concerned citizens to the 15th Annual Meeting.   Place: Swanton Municipal Complex Conference Room, 120 1st St., Swanton, VT 05488 Date: Monday November 20, 2017 Time: 6:30-8:00 pm   Light Refreshments will be served!   Agenda: Welcome Executive Committee Report Scott Magnan, Scott Magnan’s… Read more →

Homesteading for Clean Water series comes to Georgia on June 22nd!

Homesteading for Clean Water series comes to Georgia on June 22nd!

In Vermont, agriculture comes in all shapes and sizes.Whether you’re planting a vegetable garden, installing new landscaping, or raising a few chickens or pigs, YOU can make a difference in the health of Lake Champlain!  Join FNLC and our friends at the Georgia Conservation Commission on June 22nd to learn about principles practices that help prevent harmful runoff from even the smallest “backyard farm”…. Read more →

April “Stools” Day 2017

April “Stools” Day 2017

Despite cold weather and a small turnout, two dedicated ECO AmeriCorps members (Dom Brennan, Lake Champlain Committee & Thomas Bryce, Friends of Northern Lake Champlain) met for “doo-ty” at Collins Perley Walking and Jogging Path, located off exit 18 in St. Albans City between the hours of 9:00am – 11am on April 24th, scavenging the facility… Read more →