Harmful Algal Blooms and the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid invasive species threaten to permanently degrade Lake George.
Harmful Algal Blooms
HABs are now periodically turning some locations of the Lake’s surface a previously unimaginable green, a visible warning that demands concerted action.
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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Hemlock Woolly Adelgids are attacking the trees that cleanse and cool our Lake, with potentially serious consequences to water quality.
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We simply cannot allow these threats to take away all we love about Lake George, and all the economic benefits the Lake brings to our region. It’s time for all of us to act.
It will be the most important step you can take to protect our Lake.
The Future of Lake Protection is in Our Hands.
The Science of Lake Protection is Working
The protective actions we are asking you to take on behalf of Lake George are based on world-leading freshwater science and research conducted by the Lake George Waterkeeper and the Jefferson Project, our uniquely powerful partnership with IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.