Mountain Biosphere Member
Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve straddles the border of north-central New York and northwestern Vermont. Lake Champlain, the sixth largest lake in the United States, and the Adirondack Forest Preserve and Green Mountain National Forest are all central features of the biosphere region. The primary goal of the Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere is to use education, research, and demonstration projects to encourage social and economic vitality and to preserve and improve the environmental health of the region.
Year of declaration: 1989
Surface area: 3,990,000 ha
Population: 400,000 inhabitants
Coordinates: 44° 3’53.33″N 73°53’11.55″W