Summer 2019 Intern Sought: Lake George Invasive Species Education Intern

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2019 Seasonal: May through August 2019. Hours and days may fluctuate based on programs and events. Start and end date flexible. Full time. Compensation $11.50 per hour. Position Summary: The Lake George Association is an environmental not-for-profit located in Lake George, NY, whose actions support water quality protection, scientific monitoring, education…
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LGA’s Floating Classroom Program Receives $10,000 Support Grant From Lake Champlain Basin Program

The Lake George Association’s signature Education and Outreach program, the Floating Classroom on Lake George, has been awarded a $10,000 grant to support our efforts to provide hands-on scientific experiments and experiences that broaden the understanding of Lake George. The Floating Classroom, staffed by LGA Education Director Kristen Wilde and LGA Educator Lindsey Kenna as…
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LGA Awarded Grant to Prevent Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species in LG

The Lake George Association has been awarded an Aquatic Invasive Species Spread Prevention Grant from the Lake Champlain Basin Program for the 2019 season. The $5,300 grant will be used to continue the Lake George Association’s invasive species public education and outreach programs, focusing on: Personal interactions with visitors and boaters throughout the season at…
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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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Ticonderoga Fifth-Grader Wins Tenth Annual LG Bookmark Contest

George Knapp, a fifth-grader from Ticonderoga Elementary School, has been chosen as the winner of the tenth annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest. This year’s theme: “Clean Streams, Happy Lake.” The LGA received 234 entries from seven different schools around the watershed. “Every year we look forward to seeing the creativity of the artists throughout…
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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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