Washington, D.C.  – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced a $541,755 grant to be awarded to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) for the Lake Champlain Management Program. This funding will continue an ongoing long-term water quality and biological monitoring program, which detects environmental changes in the Lake.

“Lake Champlain is a vast and diverse ecological resource for the North Country, and I am proud that this funding will be utilized to make management decisions and conserve the water quality of the Lake,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “I advocate for funding for Lake Champlain each year in the Appropriations process, and I am proud to continue to support programs like these that conduct important work in conserving the Lake and its surrounding area for generations to come.”