Fall Lake Protection Work Continues With Northway Project, Porous Concrete

As the summer winds down into the calmer season of fall, Lake George Association Project Manager Randy Rath speeds toward completion of projects to protect Lake George from stormwater, the biggest threat to water quality decline. “Two of the bigger projects we are completing this fall capture stormwater and the nutrients and pollutants that it…
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Research Study Results: Caffeine in LG Means We All Have More Protection Work To Do

By Walt Lender, LGA Executive Director The Lake George Association was pleased to participate in a water quality research study with Syracuse University, the Upstate Freshwater Institute and the New York State Federation of Lake Associations that gave us a glimpse of what Contaminants of Emerging Concern are in Lake George’s water. The reports from…
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Adirondack Runners Donate $2,100 to LGA for Floating Classroom Support

Sue Nealin, right, Race Director of The Adirondack Runners’ “Adirondack 15K Race to the Lakes,” presents a check for $2,100 to LGA Development Director Nancy Cobb-Zoll on the LGA’s Floating Classroom vessel, the Rosalia Anna Ashby, recently. The $2,100 is from the proceeds from the Race, which was a benefit for the LGA’s Floating Classroom…
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Thanks to Northern Border Regional Commission, Sen. Schumer, for $500,000 Wastewater Treatment Plant Grant

“Along with the 2,000+ members of the Lake George Association, the Board of Directors and I want to thank the Northern Border Regional Commission and Sen. Charles Schumer for the $500,000 in federal funding to support the reconstruction of the Lake George Wastewater Treatment Plant,” said Walt Lender, Executive Director of the Lake George Association….
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LGA Awarded $78,575 Grant From New York State To Prevent Invasive Species Spread

The Lake George Association will continue to pay to protect Lake George boat launches in Gull Bay and Hague thanks to a state grant announced late last week. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the Lake George Association has been awarded $78,575 through the state Department of Environmental Conservation to provide funding for aquatic…
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Walt Lender’s Remarks At The Grand Opening Of The West Brook Conservation Initiative And Festival Commons At Charles R. Wood Park

(Delivered today, May 29, 2019) For nearly 135 years, the Lake George Association has been working to protect Lake George’s water quality. I’ve only been at the LGA since 2005, and on Day One, I met with Mayor Blais. I learned a lot about an amazing opportunity that we had to work with this 12.5-acre…
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IP Foundation Grant Will Support Citizen Science On Lake George

Thanks to a generous grant from the International Paper Foundation, the Lake George Association will continue our citizen science water sampling program for the 2019 summer season. The IP Foundation has awarded the Lake George Association $1,540 to support the efforts to understand current water conditions in Lake George and chart changes over time using…
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Stewart’s Holiday Match Grants $1,000 To LGA’s Floating Classroom Program

Thanks to both Stewart’s Shops and its customers, the children in the Lake George watershed will be able to continue to learn about the wonders of Lake George on the LGA’s Floating Classroom! As part of Stewart’s Shops’ long history of support for community programs from the annual Holiday Match project, the company has awarded…
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Lake George Communities Win Multiple Regional Economic Development Grants

Congratulations to our partner municipalities for the awards announced today in Albany at the Regional Economic Development Council ceremony: Town of Bolton: $600,000 for Rogers Memorial Park Waterfront Sustainability improvements – something your LGA is supporting with money toward the grant’s local match requirement. Town of Bolton: $1,000,000 for improvements to the Town’s wastewater treatment process, reducing the volume…
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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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