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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LGA Encourages Review, Comment on State HAB Action Plans Released Today

The Lake George Association is reviewing the priorities set out in New York state’s final version of the Harmful Algal Bloom Action Plan for Lake George, which includes many of the priorities that the LGA and its partners on the Steering Committee have proposed. “While there have been no Harmful Algal Blooms in 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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Background Info If You Plan To Join LGA At State HAB Summit In Ticonderoga

Dear LGA Member, When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in December that he was convening four regional summits to discuss the threat of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) on New York lakes and develop ways to detect and prevent HABs, your Lake George Association was pleased to be invited to take part in the North Country Steering…
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