Water News Blog

Statehouse Day a Success

On Thursday, January 8th the Friends of Northern Lake Champlain was in the Statehouse with Missisquoi River Basin Association and Franklin Watershed Committee in an effort to bring attention to the water quality issues in our watershed.  We spent the morning meeting...

Sheldon Springs Stormwater Fix

Friends of Northern Lake Champlain recently completed a terraced bioretention basin project at the RockTenn mill located in Sheldon Springs on the banks of the Missisquoi River. This small stormwater treatment project will treat water draining from a gravel parking...

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...

Legislative Water Quality Forum TODAY

FNLC, MRBA, and FWC are hosting a Legislative Water Quality Forum at the Bayside this afternoon from 2:30pm - 4:30pm.  Join us and share your thoughts on the importance of working towards a better outcome for Lake Champlain and this region! Click here for more...