Lake Assessment Results Show High Clarity, Low Nutrient Levels

According to the results from the LGA’s Citizen Science Lake Assessment Program testing for 2017, Lake George is still rated “oligotrophic” – meaning high water clarity, and low nutrient and algae levels. The reports, which are publicly available on the LGA website, note that Lake George has much higher water clarity, lower chloride levels and…
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What Does Cleaned, Drained and Dry Mean For My Boat?

Cleaned, drained and dry is the standard way to protect lakes like Lake George from the inadvertent introduction and transmission of invasive species. For Lake George, there is a specific website, http://lgboatinspections.com, where you can get information on the Lake George Park Commission’s mandatory boat inspection program, which was a regulatory outgrowth of the Lake George…
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LGA Stream Assessment Shows Good News/No News on LG

Nine volunteer citizen scientists joined Lake George Association staff in 2017 to investigate the health of 14 streams that feed Lake George. The LGA participates in the state-certified stream water quality assessment program WAVE (Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators) as part of our commitment to protect the Lake’s water quality through scientific monitoring that leads…
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Nearly 25 Tons of Milfoil Removed From Lake George in 2017 – 2018 Work Begins in June

More than 49,000 pounds of Eurasian watermilfoil was removed from Lake George during the 2017 summer season as part of a coordinated invasive species reduction project that was managed by the Lake George Park Commission. For that season, the Lake George Association invested $100,000 in the $260,000 project to protect Lake George water quality. The…
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Download the LGA’s March 2018 Newsletter

Among the stories in the March 2018 Lake George Association newsletter: A $54,500 grant to the LGA from the Lake Champlain Basin Program will solve a water quality concern in Huletts Landing; What the LGA is doing about harmful algal blooms and how the new New York State program will be a major help for…
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10th Annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest

Promote the protection and stewardship of Lake George by encouraging students to participate in the 2018 Lake George Bookmark Design Contest! The Lake George Association is looking for original artwork for the tenth annual Lake George Bookmark Design Contest. Entries are now being accepted from students in grades 4-7 attending schools located within the Lake…
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Background Info If You Plan To Join LGA At State HAB Summit In Ticonderoga

Dear LGA Member, When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in December that he was convening four regional summits to discuss the threat of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) on New York lakes and develop ways to detect and prevent HABs, your Lake George Association was pleased to be invited to take part in the North Country Steering…
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Working With New York To Protect Lake George Against Harmful Algal Blooms

The Lake George Association is pleased and honored to be invited by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to participate in the Harmful Algal Bloom workshop in Ticonderoga on March 20. The LGA is among the organizations invited to join the state Steering Committee being set up to guide…
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All the money raised by the Lake George Association stays in the Lake George watershed and is used to protect Lake George from Ticonderoga to Lake George Village.
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