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Wide World of Lakes Exhibit and Programs at ECHO

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Julie Silverman, director of new programs at ECHO, holds a cut-out of the Caspian Sea used in one of the activities at the Current Waves exhibit about world lakes.
Julie Silverman demonstrates activities at the Wide World of Lakes exhibit, developed in partnership with LakeNet, to other Lake Champlain partners, including (left to right) Bill Howland (LCBP), Mary Watzin (UVM), and Erik Beck (EPA).
Visitors to ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain learn that Lake Baikal in Russia is the deepest lake in the world.
Laura Hollowell of the LCBP shows off the concentration card game about world lakes in the Lake Champlain Resource Room at ECHO, a popular place for families and for local teachers and students.
With funding from US EPA, LakeNet assembled a collection of reference materials for the Lake Champlain Resource Room at ECHO, including a world atlas for children.
The Global Connections exhibit at ECHO features a large globe showing Lake Champlain and its sister lakes around the world.
The Global Connections exhibit at ECHO includes a case for artifacts from LakeNet travels around the world. This display features a traditional felt hat known as a kalpak from Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan.
The Lois McClure, the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum's replica of a sailing canal boat, was launched in July, 2004, and is pictured here with the mast down docked near ECHO on the Burlington, Vermont waterfront.
View of Lake Champlain from the balcony of ECHO, a lake aquarium and science center on Burlington's waterfront named in honor of U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and his wife, Marcelle.

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