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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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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Contaminants of Emerging Concern Are Subject of LGA’s 134th Meeting

The Lake George Association is bringing in experts from around New York State to discuss with members and guests the results of a yearlong water sampling research project for “Contaminants of Emerging Concern.” LGA staff were trained in spring 2018 in order to participate in this research project. The public is cordially invited to the…
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Lake Assessment Continues to Show High Clarity, Low Nutrient Levels

According to results from the LGA’s Lake quality water sampling in 2018,  Lake George continues to be “oligotrophic” – meaning high water clarity, and low nutrient and algae levels. The Lake George Association participates in a statewide water quality monitoring program to track Lake George water quality and to monitor changes in the makeup of…
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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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