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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LGA Members Investing $30,000 To Protect LG From Invasives

Mandatory Boat Inspection Program Saving Water Quality Stopping invasive species from entering Lake George is the most cost-effective way to protect the Class AA-Special water – because once an invasive species is established it is virtually cost-prohibitive to eradicate. It is with that in mind that for 2020 the Lake George Association has again dedicated…
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Invasive Spread Prevention Grant Helps LGA Protect Lake’s Water Quality

Recognizing that education and outreach are important parts of the job to stem the spread of invasive species, the Lake George Association applied for and has been granted $5,797 by the Lake Champlain Basin Program to hire a summer staff member to expand community and individual awareness of the dangers posed by invasives. “Considering the…
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Stopping Polluted Stormwater In Its Tracks Thanks to $13,000 Grant

A long-term problem for Lake George is getting a solution, thanks to partnership between the LGA and the Town of Lake George and a $13,000 grant from the Lake Champlain Basin Program. When installed, the solution being supported by the grant will prevent more than half a million gallons of polluted stormwater from getting into…
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LGA Seeking Invasive Species Education Intern

Position: Lake George Invasive Species Education Intern Deadline to apply: March 31, 2020 Seasonal: May through August 2020. Hours and days may fluctuate based on programs and events. Start and end date flexible. Full time. Compensation $12.00 per hour. Position Summary:The Lake George Invasive Species Education Intern will be responsible for assisting the LGA Director…
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