LGA Brings Real World Applied Science To Saratoga High Students

Two Saratoga High School teachers were seeking real world scientific and environmental education for their students, and sought out the experience and assistance of the Lake George Association in November to help develop an applied science component to their curriculums. “It was a great opportunity to share some of our experience working in and protecting…
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LGA Seeking Citizen Scientists To Sift Asian Clams from Sandy Bay

The Lake George Association is seeking interested citizens to help out volunteers and LGA staff to survey, remove and count invasive species during our third annual Asian Clam Citizen Science Day on Friday, July 13 in Sandy Bay. The event coincides with New York State’s fifth annual “Invasive Species Awareness Week” from July 8 through…
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LGA Members Invited Aboard Cruisette To Sample Lake George Water Quality

  The Lake George Association is inviting its members for an educational and informative trip on our 1941 Elco Cruisette to sample Lake George’s famed water quality and visit with staff members. Reservations are first come, first served. We invite our members to join LGA Water Quality Specialist Dr. Jeremy Farrell as he conducts CSLAP…
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About Harmful Algal Blooms

New York state’s Department of Environmental Conservation has an entire section in its website dedicated to information about Harmful Algal Blooms. Below is a primer. Despite their name, Harmful Algal Blooms aren’t really made up of algae. They are made up of a blue-green bacteria called cyanobacteria. The cyanobacteria are naturally present in virtually all…
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LGA Prepares For Busy Summer Of Lake Events

As part of the Lake George Association’s mission to protect Lake George water quality, we are planning many different events to spread the word about Lake quality protection, including events to promote our scientific monitoring, promote and expose people to our education programs, promote ways that residents and business owners can live Lake-Friendly, and promote…
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Lake Assessment Results Show High Clarity, Low Nutrient Levels

According to the results from the LGA’s Citizen Science Lake Assessment Program testing for 2017, Lake George is still rated “oligotrophic” – meaning high water clarity, and low nutrient and algae levels. The reports, which are publicly available on the LGA website, note that Lake George has much higher water clarity, lower chloride levels and…
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What Does Cleaned, Drained and Dry Mean For My Boat?

Cleaned, drained and dry is the standard way to protect lakes like Lake George from the inadvertent introduction and transmission of invasive species. For Lake George, there is a specific website, http://lgboatinspections.com, where you can get information on the Lake George Park Commission’s mandatory boat inspection program, which was a regulatory outgrowth of the Lake George…
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