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Bike for the Lake 2017

June 17, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm


Do your part for clean water, get some great exercise, connect with friends, and experience some of Vermont’s most stunning scenery all at the same time this summer at our annual Switchback Bike for the Lake supported ride! Funds raised from this event will support the work of Friends of Northern Lake Champlain on projects prevent nutrient pollution and ensure that we can still enjoy this natural treasure for many generations to come!


June 17, 2017
7:00 am - 5:00 pm


Friends of Northern Lake Champlain


Knights Point State Park
44 Knights Point Road
North Hero, VT 05474 United States
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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 →

Cover Crops Increase

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.