A Talk on the Wild Side.
For communities in the Lake Champlain Basin, salmon are both a cultural icon and a natural asset. Photo by E. Peter Steenstra/USFWS
The Service leads work on Atlantic salmon habitat restoration in the Lake Champlain Basin. But the effort isn’t explicitly focused on salmon. Rather, it’s about improving the overall health of a watershed that is home to many other species, including humans. It’s about sustaining the surrounding landscape and communities.