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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2016 April Stools Day

2016 April Stools Day

Despite the pouring rain and heavy winds, four dedicated community members met for “doo-ty” at the fountain, located in the south-west corner of Taylor Park between the hours of 10 AM – 12 PM on April 1st scavenging the park for pet waste. Many do not know, but pet waste left on sidewalks, streets, yards… Read more →

April Stools Day & Month! Join Us

April Stools Day & Month!  Join Us

Pet waste left on sidewalks, streets, yards or other open areas can be washed away and carried by rainwater into storm drains to nearby rivers, lakes and streams and cause many problems.  With almost 700 licensed dogs in the City this can add up to a lot of waste.  A single gram of pet waste… Read more →

End of Tile P Removal System is in the ground.

End of Tile P Removal System is in the ground.

The Friends of Northern Lake Champlain, the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), the Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets, and Stone Environmental, have implemented an end of tile drain treatment system. This project was funded through a Conservation Innovation grant and was installed on a farm in Franklin.  The goal of the project is to… Read more →