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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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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LGA Seeking Invasive Species Education Intern

Position: Lake George Invasive Species Education Intern Deadline to apply: March 31, 2020 Seasonal: May through August 2020. Hours and days may fluctuate based on programs and events. Start and end date flexible. Full time. Compensation $12.00 per hour. Position Summary:The Lake George Invasive Species Education Intern will be responsible for assisting the LGA Director…
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Water Sampling Program To Expand Thanks To Donation from IP Foundation

Thanks to a $2,668 grant from the International Paper Foundation, the Lake George Association will be able to expand our water sampling program to one more location in 2020. “The donation from the International Paper Foundation will help us continue our work monitoring the water quality of Lake George,” said Kristen Wilde, the LGA’s Director…
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