Grant Allows LGA To Expand “Science From Your Sofa” Video Series

The Lake Champlain Basin Program has awarded the Lake George Association a grant of $9,561 to build on the educational successes and popularity of the LGA’s “Science From Your Sofa” educational video series with new videos along with tie-in lessons and programs. “Your [Science From Your Sofa] proposal received very strong peer reviews,” said the…
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$15K Grant to LGA Will Solve Polluted Stormwater Issue

Trinity Rock Road is location of Water Quality Protection Project LAKE GEORGE, NY – Thanks to a $15,630 grant to the Lake George Association from the Lake Champlain Basin Program, a longstanding issue with polluted stormwater is going to be solved this year. The project brings together the Lake George Association, the Town of Lake…
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Thank You For Coming Through In 2020

Thank you for your strong and loyal support of the LGA in 2020! Because of you – even during the pandemic – Lake protection continued: Project Manager Randy Rath led a number of projects to directly protect the Lake’s water quality; Director of Education Kristen Wilde was able to continue the LGA’s water sampling programs…
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Stream Corridor Regulations Needed, Should Be Enacted

By Walt LenderLake George Association Executive Director The Lake George Association believes that protecting streams and stream corridors in the Lake George watershed is a critical component to protecting the Lake’s water quality, which has been the LGA’s focus for 136 years. About 57 percent of the Lake’s water comes from streams. As we all…
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Adapting Lake Protection Education To The Video Screen

By Kristen WildeLGA Director of Education A lot of what I do as Director of Education at the Lake George Association involves teaching and working with teachers and students in one way or another, whether it is in classrooms, on the Floating Classroom, at our stream monitoring location, or working with citizen scientists to monitor…
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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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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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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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