Source: Vermont Golf Magazine | Issue: 2003 | Author: William Noble

In the muted sunshine of a summer’s day, Bob Beach, Jr., points with pride at the 700 acres that make up his family’s Basin Harbor Club, along lake Champlain’s eastern shore. “We’re seeking property-wide Audubon certification,” he says, and if the club gets it, it will be one of the few in Vermont to do so. An environmental stamp of approval from an organization like Audubon is important to the folks at Basin Harbor because it fits with an attitude that stretches across four generations and more than 100 years. “Our philosophy has always been the stewardship of the land,” Beach says as he points to wildflowers, butterfly parks, bird nesting areas,  nature walks, and wildlife habitats. Click here to read more!