Stream Wise

Water, Wildlife, Way of Life

Stream Wise is bringing neighbors together to protect and restore healthy waterways across the Lake Champlain basin.

Become a Stream Steward

Landowners along rivers and streams can help safeguard drinking water, prevent pollution and protect vital land—all while creating their own oasis.

About Stream Wise

Rewilding Our Rivers

Healthy and resilient streams are home to diverse fish and wildlife, protect us against floods and create endless recreation opportunities. They are the lifeblood of our natural, economic and cultural landscape.

For Property Owners

Regionally Responsive

We connect local watershed organizations and landowners to protect and restore native plants and natural processes of land near rivers and streams.

For Our partners

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Stay Current

Our seasonal emails are full of news, updates about Stream Wise projects and helpful information for our stream-loving community.



Advisory Committee: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Vermont Department of Fish & Wildlife, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Organisme de basin versant de la baie Missiquoi, Adirondack Park Agency, Lake Placid Land Conservancy

Community Partners: Lake Champlain Sea Grant, Watersheds United Vermont, Vermont River Conservancy, Poultney-Mettowee Natural Resource Conservation District, Friends of the Winooski River, Champlain Watershed Improvement Coalition, Lake Champlain Lake George Regional Planning Board, Lake George Association, Ausable River Association

Stream Wise is a project of Lake Champlain Basin Program and NEIWPCC