LGA Seeks Citizen Volunteers For Stream Monitoring Program In 2019

Training session planned for Friday, June 28 The Lake George Association is seeking volunteers to assist our citizen science stream monitoring program that evaluates Lake George water quality by sampling streams that feed the Lake. Stream monitoring is important because 55 percent of the 550 billion gallons of water in Lake George comes from regional…
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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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Stream Assessment Program Shows Continued Health, State Confirms

Healthy streams continue to feed Lake George, according to the data and samples collected by the Lake George Association staff and citizen scientists in 2018 and reviewed by New York State. “Regular stream monitoring helps to detect changes in the quality of the water over time,” said LGA Education Director Kristen Wilde, an environmental scientist….
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LGA’s Second Round of Public Beach Testing Shows Beaches Continue To Be Safe

As the busy month of July comes to a close, the Lake George Association has completed its second round of testing of public beaches around the Lake for harmful bacterial levels as part of our scientific monitoring regimen, which helps the LGA ensure Lake George water quality is protected. As with earlier scientific sampling (which…
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Lake Assessment Results Show High Clarity, Low Nutrient Levels

According to the results from the LGA’s Citizen Science Lake Assessment Program testing for 2017, Lake George is still rated “oligotrophic” – meaning high water clarity, and low nutrient and algae levels. The reports, which are publicly available on the LGA website, note that Lake George has much higher water clarity, lower chloride levels and…
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LGA Stream Assessment Shows Good News/No News on LG

Nine volunteer citizen scientists joined Lake George Association staff in 2017 to investigate the health of 14 streams that feed Lake George. The LGA participates in the state-certified stream water quality assessment program WAVE (Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators) as part of our commitment to protect the Lake’s water quality through scientific monitoring that leads…
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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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