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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Fall Lake Protection Work Continues With Northway Project, Porous Concrete

As the summer winds down into the calmer season of fall, Lake George Association Project Manager Randy Rath speeds toward completion of projects to protect Lake George from stormwater, the biggest threat to water quality decline. “Two of the bigger projects we are completing this fall capture stormwater and the nutrients and pollutants that it…
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LGA Work Continues Through Fall With Water Quality Protection Projects

Even with summer turning to fall, there is no slowing down for Lake George Association Project Manager Randy Rath. “Fall is a great time to perform certain types of water quality improvement projects in the watershed,” Rath says. “The lower water flow in streams at this time of year coupled with the continued bright sunshine…
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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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Clean Sweep For Summer on Beach Road

A heavy sweep, a thorough vacuum, and Beach Road is ready for the summer traffic and summer stormwater. And Lake George will continue to be protected thanks to a first-of-its-kind project installed seven years ago. Vacuum? Beach Road? Yes indeed. That’s the way porous asphalt roads are maintained to ensure they continue to capture stormwater…
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Walt Lender’s Remarks At The Grand Opening Of The West Brook Conservation Initiative And Festival Commons At Charles R. Wood Park

(Delivered today, May 29, 2019) For nearly 135 years, the Lake George Association has been working to protect Lake George’s water quality. I’ve only been at the LGA since 2005, and on Day One, I met with Mayor Blais. I learned a lot about an amazing opportunity that we had to work with this 12.5-acre…
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Multi-Layered Lake Protection: Multiple Problems Call For Multiple Solutions In Gull Bay

When we say that the Lake George Association puts a lot into protecting Lake George, sometimes that actually involves taking things out of Lake George. In this case, taking things out allowed better access around the boat launch and docks in Gull Bay, and removed material that could contain nutrients that feed algae or harbor…
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West Brook Conservation Initiative Removing Nutrients

A recent study performed for the partners in the West Brook Conservation Initiative (the former Gaslight Village and Charley’s Saloon properties in the Village and Town of Lake George) has been completed and we are pleased to report that the treatment of stormwater runoff works as designed and exceeds our expectations in removing nutrients. The…
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LGA Awarded $86,000 Grant To Remove Millions Of Gallons Of Stormwater From Lake

NYS DOT, Soil and Water District Partnering on Project LAKE GEORGE, NY – Millions of gallons of untreated stormwater will be redirected away from Lake George thanks to a significant grant from the Lake Champlain Basin program to the Lake George Association. The $86,227 grant will be used to replace asphalt stormwater channels along the…
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