GeorgieCorps: Lake George Volunteer Programs and Service Learning

Join the GeorgieCorps! We welcome people who would like to make a difference. You can help with in-the-dirt service projects -- like a stream clean-up, a lake-friendly landscaping project, or pulling out infestations of terrestrial invasive species.

Take part in one of our volunteer events listed below or sign up to get e-mail updates about upcoming GeorgieCorps Events.

See some photos from past volunteer events here!



2016 GeorgieCorps Events

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July 8


Lake George WAVE volunteer training and refresher


Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE) is a citizen-based water quality assessment developed by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Come learn how to collect biological data for assessment of water quality on wadeable streams in the Lake George watershed.


July 12
Asian Clam Removal and Research
Join us in Sandy Bay to conduct Asian clam research and removal.

July 16

Annual Adirondack Loon Census

Count loons on Lake George as part of an annual monitoring program. Learn more here.

September 17-18
Lake George Marathon Swim The LGA has been chosen as one of the beneficiaries of the event. Volunteers are needed to help the swimmers on the water and out of the water- boaters, kayakers, help with registration etc. For more information please visit

Do you have a group interested in a volunteer service project? We may be able to coordinate with your group to schedule a project.

Stream Cleanups
Have you noticed a stream in the Lake George area that needs cleaning? Let us know and we can schedule a stream cleanup event.

Invasive Species Removal
Garlic mustard, wall lettuce, shrubby honeysuckle and other invasive species are located throughout the watershed and can be removed from certain areas. Please let us know if you have a group interested in invasive species removal.



You can also:
- Help at the LGA office.
- Organize a trip for your friends on the Floating Classroom.
- Help maintain LGA grounds.
- Host a party to invite new members.
- Help with fundraising events.
-Participate in water quality and invasive species monitoring programs.
- Plant trees and shrubs for restoration projects.
- Share your knowledge and experience as a technical advisor or committee member.
- Research grant opportunities.

Contact us at 668-3558 or by e-mail for more information! 


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