Responding To Call For Help, LGA Partners With Putnam To Solve Issue

Polluted stormwater isn’t just a problem in developed areas around the Lake. Recently LGA staff worked with the Town of Putnam’s Highway Superintendent, Gary Treadway, to implement a solution that stems the flow of polluted stormwater and protects the Lake’s water quality. A small grassy swale (designed to capture stormwater) adjacent to the Town of…
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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 Stream Monitoring Program Boosted By $7,214 LCBP Grant

Program Teaches How Actions Affect Lake George Environment At least 75 educational programs set for spring and summer to teach about the importance of stream health to Lake George are the beneficiary of a $7,214 grant to the Lake George Association from the Lake Champlain Basin Program. The hands-on steam monitoring program uses captured macroinvertebrates…
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LG Bookmark Contest Open To All Watershed Students

2020 Design Contest Theme is “Stop the Flow of Polluted Stormwater” The Lake George Association is seeking original artwork for the twelfth annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest. In a change for 2020, entries will be accepted from all students attending public, private, or home schools located within the Lake George watershed. Polluted stormwater is one of…
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2019 Stream Sampling Reveals Continued Clean Source Waters

Multiple streams feeding Lake George continue to be unimpaired, according to the fifth year of sampling by the LGA and citizen scientists as part of a New York State program. “The LGA’s mission is to protect water quality, and part of that mission means monitoring the streams for environmental impacts,” said Kristen Wilde, Director of…
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