A Few Questions About Your Yard And Lake-Protective Fall Yard Care

By Kristen Wilde,LGA Education Director How did it get to be fall already? It seems like the seasons are moving faster, and summer never seems like it is long enough … For us in the Lake George watershed, fall means gorgeous views of our mountains as they change from bright greens to oranges, yellows and…
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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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Thanks to Northern Border Regional Commission, Sen. Schumer, for $500,000 Wastewater Treatment Plant Grant

“Along with the 2,000+ members of the Lake George Association, the Board of Directors and I want to thank the Northern Border Regional Commission and Sen. Charles Schumer for the $500,000 in federal funding to support the reconstruction of the Lake George Wastewater Treatment Plant,” said Walt Lender, Executive Director of the Lake George Association….
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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 George Communities Win Multiple Regional Economic Development Grants

Congratulations to our partner municipalities for the awards announced today in Albany at the Regional Economic Development Council ceremony: Town of Bolton: $600,000 for Rogers Memorial Park Waterfront Sustainability improvements – something your LGA is supporting with money toward the grant’s local match requirement. Town of Bolton: $1,000,000 for improvements to the Town’s wastewater treatment process, reducing the volume…
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Yes, the Queensbury Septic Law Is A Good Model

By Walt Lender, LGA Executive Director It’s all about clean water in Lake George. It’s all about long-term Lake sustainability. It’s all about being responsible. Queensbury’s “Septic Inspection Upon Property Transfer” law, passed by the Town in October, took months of community discussion and civil debate throughout the town. Many ideas were shared, were dissected,…
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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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