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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Download the LGA’s March 2018 Newsletter

Among the stories in the March 2018 Lake George Association newsletter: A $54,500 grant to the LGA from the Lake Champlain Basin Program will solve a water quality concern in Huletts Landing; What the LGA is doing about harmful algal blooms and how the new New York State program will be a major help for…
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10th Annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest

Promote the protection and stewardship of Lake George by encouraging students to participate in the 2018 Lake George Bookmark Design Contest! The Lake George Association is looking for original artwork for the tenth annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest. Entries are now being accepted from students in grades 4-7 attending schools located within the Lake…
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Summer 2018 Internship: Lake George Invasive Species Education Intern

Position: Lake George Invasive Species Education Intern Deadline to apply: March 30, 2018 Seasonal: May through August 2018. Must be able to work weekends. Hours and days may fluctuate based on programs and events. Start and end date flexible. Full time. Compensation $10.50 per hour. Position Summary: The Lake George Association (LGA) is an environmental…
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LGA Receives $23,400 in Grants To Protect Lake George Water

The Lake George Association, whose mission is protecting Lake George water quality, has received $23,400 in two grants from the Lake Champlain Basin Program to be used toward Water Quality Protection and Invasive Species Protection and Outreach in 2018. The first of the grants, for $15,000, will be used to protect Lake George water by…
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A Close Call, And A Welcome Response

By Walt Lender LGA Executive Director Just the word “hydrilla” sends shivers down our spine. A virulent invasive, hydrilla (hydrilla verticillata) is a submerged perennial plant that, because of its ability to spread rapidly and completely clog waterways, poses significant threats to the aquatic ecosystem and recreational resources of a lake like Lake George. It…
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Froehlich Foundation Grants LGA $300,500 To Use For Lake Protection

Funds to support Lake-Saving, Lake Quality and Education Projects LAKE GEORGE, NY – The Helen V. Froehlich Foundation has granted the Lake George Association $300,500 for 2017, a significant investment in the future of Lake George and the twenty-fourth straight year that the Froehlich Foundation has trusted the Lake George Association with financial underwriting. “We…
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All the money raised by the Lake George Association stays in the Lake George watershed and is used to protect Lake George from Ticonderoga to Lake George Village.
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