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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Clean Water Cook Out

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On Thursday, Friends of Northern Lake Champlain, Northern Forest Canoe Trail, The Village of Swanton, and Missisquoi River Basin Association will host the first ever Clean Water Cook-Out on the shores of the Missisquoi River in Swanton.  This event is an important event to raise awareness about Lake Champlain and her tributaries.  Mary Powell, CEO […]

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Bike for the Lake

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Saturday will be the Bike for the Lake.  Sponsored by Switchback, this event brings people to the shores of Lake Champlain to appreciate and enjoy the natural beauty of the region.  Join us on Saturday for a 25, a 50, a 70, or a 100 mile loop! FNLC would like to take some time to […]

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Spring and Summer are here

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FNLC is busy with many events and lots of exciting happenings.  We had our 10th Annual Tyler Place Event, where the EPA and the State Legislators honored Pixley and Ted for their commitment and tireless work on Lake Champlain.  A packed house came to listen to speakers on soils, food, and water and the interconnection […]

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Winter Light

Lake Champlain Winter Light by Kevin Macneil Brown

I found this picture online when I googled winter on Lake Champlain.  Kevin Macneil Brown graciously sent me a digital version of it so I could share it on our facebook page and I decided to post a blog on our website about it. This time of year, the Lake is a frozen tundra of […]

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A Reflection

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Dear Friends: A Reflection on my first 10 months with Friends of Northern Lake Champlain. In my short tenure with the organization so far, I have been observing and learning about the issues, politics, dedicated people, and reasons why our Lake is green. I tend to be someone who likes to get the information, assess it, and […]

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