Calendar of Events
Want to learn more about Lake Champlain or get involved with efforts around the lake? LCC offers presentations about various aspects of the lake and its management. We also sponsor or participate in various efforts to increase environmental awareness or make a difference for the lake. Below is a sample of venues and events. To schedule an event in your area please contact LCC at 802-658-1414 or lcc@. lakechamplaincommittee.org
May 17 & Fridays in May - Bird Walks at Oakledge Park
Friday, May 17 & Fridays in May
Bird Walks at Oakledge Park
Hosted by the Lake Champlain Committee
End of Flynn Avenue, Burlington, VT
Interested in learning more about birds and brushing up on bird calls right in Burlington? Join the Lake Champlain Committee (LCC) on weekly bird walks at Oakledge Park 8:00 AM on Friday mornings in May. LCC’s Staff Scientist will help participants identify birds by sight and sound during a lakeshore walk. Take in Lake Champlain and Adirondack views, learn about birds and start your weekends outdoors this spring. Meet and park at Oakledge Park (parking fees apply after Memorial Day).
May 13 - 17 Way to Go Week
Sponsored by LCC and the Way to Go Partners
Way to Go is an annual program co-founded by LCC to reduce carbon pollution and promote environmentally sustainable transportation options. Way to Go week encourages the use of cheaper, healthier, more earth-friendly alternatives to driving alone. Individuals, businesses, schools, organizations can all easily participate. Just pledge to get to work, school or play by walking, biking, carpooling, taking the bus or telecommuting at least one day during the event week.
Your pollution, gas and money savings will be calculated and you'll be entered into drawings for great prizes!
May 31 - Bridging Disciplines: Exploring the Stories of Our Place
Friday, May 31
Bridging Disciplines: Exploring the Stories of Our Place
Sponsored by LCC and Champlain Basin Education Initiative (CBEI) partners
Fort Ticonderoga, New York
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Pre-registration is required. $25 workshop fee - lunch provided
An educational training opportunity for New York teachers and educators, Bridging Disciplines: Exploring the Stories of Our Place explores place-based learning across disciplines, incorporating the Common Core standards, as well as the newly issued Next Generation Science Standards. CBEI partners will discuss the principles of place-based practices, examine primary documents, and engage in historical and scientific investigations.
July 19 & 20 - Regatta for Lake Champlain
September 14 - LCC 50th Annual Meeting
Saturday, September 14
Lake Champlain Committee 50th Annual Meeting and Celebration
Hosted by the Lake Champlain Committee and the Paine Family
Flat Rock Camp
Willsboro, New York
Mark your calendars early to celebrate LCC's 50 years of work for a healthy, accessible Lake Champlain. More details to come as the date approaches. If you are interested in volunteering with the 50th anniversary celebration, please contact us at lcc@. lakechamplaincommittee.org