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’s 2020 Annual Meeting Will Be Virtual, Set for Friday, June 26

For the first time in its 135-year history, the LGA’s annual meeting will be completely online. The meeting discussing the LGA’s work in 2019 and upcoming work for 2020 is scheduled for June 26. Meeting sign-ins begin at 9:45 a.m., with presentations starting at 10:00 a.m. Sign up to participate in the meeting here: https://www.lakegeorgeassociation.org/annual-meeting During…
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LGA Supports Delay In Starting Mandatory Boat Inspection Program

The Lake George Association Board of Directors and members fully support the Lake George Park Commission’s decision, announced late yesterday, to delay the opening of the Mandatory Boat Inspection Program until June 1. The announcement can be seen here: https://lgpc.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2020/04/lgpc-press-release-boat-inspection-program-june-1-opening.pdf “At this time of year, we understand there is little risk of transporting and/or introducing…
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LGA Members Investing $30,000 To Protect LG From Invasives

Mandatory Boat Inspection Program Saving Water Quality Stopping invasive species from entering Lake George is the most cost-effective way to protect the Class AA-Special water – because once an invasive species is established it is virtually cost-prohibitive to eradicate. It is with that in mind that for 2020 the Lake George Association has again dedicated…
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Invasive Spread Prevention Grant Helps LGA Protect Lake’s Water Quality

Recognizing that education and outreach are important parts of the job to stem the spread of invasive species, the Lake George Association applied for and has been granted $5,797 by the Lake Champlain Basin Program to hire a summer staff member to expand community and individual awareness of the dangers posed by invasives. “Considering the…
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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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Results: Mostly Dead Asian Clams Removed In LGA Citizen Science Day

Volunteers and LGA staff removed fewer invasive Asian clams from Sandy Bay during the LGA’s Asian Clam Citizen Science Day in 2019, but the ratio of live clams to dead clams is similar to what was found in 2018. In early August, the Lake George Association and the Lake Stewardship Group of Cleverdale came together…
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