LGA Seeks Invasive Species Education Intern for Summer 2021

Deadline to apply: April 2, 2021 Seasonal: June through August 2021. Hours and days may fluctuate based on programs and events. Start and end date flexible. Full time. Compensation $13.00 per hour.  Position Summary: The Lake George Association (LGA) is an environmental not-for-profit located in Lake George, New York.  For additional background information on the…
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Grant Allows LGA To Expand “Science From Your Sofa” Video Series

The Lake Champlain Basin Program has awarded the Lake George Association a grant of $9,561 to build on the educational successes and popularity of the LGA’s “Science From Your Sofa” educational video series with new videos along with tie-in lessons and programs. “Your [Science From Your Sofa] proposal received very strong peer reviews,” said the…
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Adapting Lake Protection Education To The Video Screen

By Kristen WildeLGA Director of Education A lot of what I do as Director of Education at the Lake George Association involves teaching and working with teachers and students in one way or another, whether it is in classrooms, on the Floating Classroom, at our stream monitoring location, or working with citizen scientists to monitor…
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Another Invasive Prevented: Inspectors Remove Hydrilla From Boat At Dunhams Bay Site

LGA’s Kristen Wilde Confirms Identity Of Invasive Plant Lake George dodged another bullet, thanks to the attentive Vessel Inspection Technicians at the Dunham’s Bay boat inspection site. A vessel arriving at Lake George last month after boating in the Connecticut River was carrying hydrilla, one of the fastest growing invasive plants in the US –…
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Lake George Student Wins Twelfth Annual LG Bookmark Contest

Tatum Chase, a fourth-grader from Lake George Elementary School, has been voted as the winner of the twelfth annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest. She won in the 2019-2020 school year when she was in third grade. The 2020 Bookmark Design Contest’s theme was “Stop Polluted Stormwater.” “We wanted to introduce students to the concept…
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LGA Hires Siena Grad Emily Boucher As New Environmental Educator

The Lake George Association has hired Emily Boucher to be its Environmental Educator. Her primary responsibility at the LGA is to help Kristen Wilde, Director of Education, introduce the young minds in the watershed to the idea that water quality protection is critical, and that everyone has a part in making water quality protection happen….
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Here’s How To Protect The Lake And Enjoy Your Yard

By Kristen Wilde, LGA Director of Education Spring is here (at least I think it is, though it hasn’t felt very spring-like) and many of us are preparing our yards to get them ready for spring and summer fun. If you are working on cleaning and feeding your yard, please remember that everything you do…
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LGA Stream Monitoring Program Boosted By $7,214 LCBP Grant

Program Teaches How Actions Affect Lake George Environment At least 75 educational programs set for spring and summer to teach about the importance of stream health to Lake George are the beneficiary of a $7,214 grant to the Lake George Association from the Lake Champlain Basin Program. The hands-on steam monitoring program uses captured macroinvertebrates…
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LG Bookmark Contest Open To All Watershed Students

2020 Design Contest Theme is “Stop the Flow of Polluted Stormwater” The Lake George Association is seeking original artwork for the twelfth annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest. In a change for 2020, entries will be accepted from all students attending public, private, or home schools located within the Lake George watershed. Polluted stormwater is one of…
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2019 Stream Sampling Reveals Continued Clean Source Waters

Multiple streams feeding Lake George continue to be unimpaired, according to the fifth year of sampling by the LGA and citizen scientists as part of a New York State program. “The LGA’s mission is to protect water quality, and part of that mission means monitoring the streams for environmental impacts,” said Kristen Wilde, Director of…
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