Showing Property Owners the Way to Lake-protective Landscaping

When Tony DeFranco returned to his hometown of Hague in 2010 to manage his family’s longtime landscaping business, his goal was not only to help homeowners and businesses beautify their properties but to protect Lake George while doing so. Eleven years later — and four years after Tony purchased the business —  DeFranco Landscaping is recognized…
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Municipalities, Businesses, Not-for-Profits Invited to Regional Road Salt Reduction Summit

Municipalities, businesses and not-for-profit organizations interested in learning how to keep roads, driveways and parking areas safe this winter while reducing the cost and environmental consequences of road salt use are invited to attend the 2021 Adirondack Champlain Regional Salt Summit, Thursday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Fort William Henry Hotel and…
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Business Community Rallying Behind New Compact on Economic Imperative of Protecting Lake George

Driven by the arrival of two significant water quality threats — harmful algal blooms and the hemlock wooly adelgid — on Lake George over the past year, more than 50 area businesses and business organizations have joined together to sign a historic compact declaring their “united commitment to protecting the Lake that means so much…
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Ticonderoga Residents Lend Helping Hands & Watchful Eyes to Protect Lake George

The future of Lake George is in our hands. Ticonderoga residents Jill and Tom Cunningham take that both literally and figuratively. Eight times each summer — guided by GPS and faithfully accompanied by first mate Koko, their chocolate Labrador retriever — the Cunninghams pilot their boat to the exact same location in Heart Bay (N…
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Waterkeeper, LGA Call on NYS To Prevent Future Herbicide Damage In Lake George Watershed

Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky recently sent a letter to regional NYSDOT and NYSDEC leaders expressing his and the LGA’s concern over DOT’s use of an herbicide along stretches of routes 9N and 9L in the Lake George Basin. We are particularly concerned by the close proximity of the chemical spraying to tributaries feeding Lake…
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State Supreme Court Grants Final Approval for Creation of New Lake George Association

Merger of the LGA and The FUND for Lake George Creates Preeminent Lake Protection Organization: Science-guided, People-powered, Purpose-driven It’s official. There is now a new Lake George Association. New York State Supreme Court Justice Martin Auffredou has granted the requisite state approval for the much-anticipated merger of the Lake George Association (LGA) and The FUND…
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All the money raised by the Lake George Association goes to projects and programs that benefit the Lake and the watershed, protecting Lake George water quality now and in the future.
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