More Than 70 Tons of Invasive Plant Already Removed From Lake George

2020 totals nearly double what’s been removed in previous years More than 145,000 pounds of invasive Eurasian watermilfoil has been removed from Lake George from June through the middle of September, almost as much as the two previous years combined, thanks to the efficiency of the suction harvesting process and four crews of divers working….
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Collaborative LGA Project Redirects, Diffuses Dangers Of Polluted Stormwater

Direct, actual protection of Lake George’s water quality means many different things, including creating new ponds to capture and clean polluted stormwater. All done with the approval and assistance of New York State. On a small, steep spit of land between the Northway, the Exit 22 southbound offramp, and the bridge leading to Route 9,…
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Another Invasive Prevented: Inspectors Remove Hydrilla From Boat At Dunhams Bay Site

LGA’s Kristen Wilde Confirms Identity Of Invasive Plant Lake George dodged another bullet, thanks to the attentive Vessel Inspection Technicians at the Dunham’s Bay boat inspection site. A vessel arriving at Lake George last month after boating in the Connecticut River was carrying hydrilla, one of the fastest growing invasive plants in the US –…
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It’s all about expanding Lake George protection

By Walt LenderLG Executive Director The years-long process to update Lake George protection regulations is about to come to fruition. We encourage you to voice your support for these sensible changes that will protect water quality now and in the future. The Lake George Park Commission has worked tirelessly with the state and its sister…
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Lake George Student Wins Twelfth Annual LG Bookmark Contest

Tatum Chase, a fourth-grader from Lake George Elementary School, has been voted as the winner of the twelfth annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest. She won in the 2019-2020 school year when she was in third grade. The 2020 Bookmark Design Contest’s theme was “Stop Polluted Stormwater.” “We wanted to introduce students to the concept…
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More Porous Concrete in Lake George Keeps More Polluted Stormwater Out

Polluted stormwater is the largest threat to Lake George’s water quality, and the main reason for slight water quality changes in recent decades. One way to stop that decline is to capture polluted stormwater throughout the Lake George watershed before it reaches the Lake, and infiltrate it into the ground to be naturally cleaned. Doing…
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LGA Identifies Invasive Quagga Mussels And Fanwort in Samples Removed From Boats During Park Commission Inspections

“Well, there’s something you don’t see every day, fortunately!” said Kristen Wilde, the LGA’s Director of Education. Kristen is the Lake George Association’s resident invasive species knowledge base, and assists the Lake George Park Commission in identifying invasive species found and removed during the inspections as part of the Mandatory Boat Inspection Program on Lake…
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LGA Supports Updated Regulations To Stop Polluted Stormwater In Lake George

“It’s great news that the state has advanced these long-sought-after changes in stormwater management regulations,” said Walt Lender, Lake George Association Executive Director. “They provide better protection to the Lake’s water quality in a way that will not adversely impact the communities around the watershed.” “The evidence that polluted stormwater is a problem has been…
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Peter Menzies, of Bolton, Elected To Lead LGA Board Of Directors As President

Peter Menzies of Bolton Landing and Bedford has been elected the new president of the Lake George Association Board of Directors. “This organization is incredible — we have a 135-year history of protecting this treasure, and we’ve never been stronger, or better positioned, to continue to do impactful work to protect Lake George’s water quality,”…
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