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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Vermont Green Up Day on the horizon…

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Stewarding our natural resources and maintaining a strong sense of community are two values that make the state of Vermont special. Green Up Day- an annual trash clean-up event coordinated by non-profit organization Green Up Vermont- embodies both of these ideals, bringing neighbors together to make our home- the mountains, valleys, rivers, and lakes of Vermont- a […]

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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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