LGA Identifies Invasive Quagga Mussels And Fanwort in Samples Removed From Boats During Park Commission Inspections

“Well, there’s something you don’t see every day, fortunately!” said Kristen Wilde, the LGA’s Director of Education. Kristen is the Lake George Association’s resident invasive species knowledge base, and assists the Lake George Park Commission in identifying invasive species found and removed during the inspections as part of the Mandatory Boat Inspection Program on Lake…
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LGA Supports Updated Regulations To Stop Polluted Stormwater In Lake George

“It’s great news that the state has advanced these long-sought-after changes in stormwater management regulations,” said Walt Lender, Lake George Association Executive Director. “They provide better protection to the Lake’s water quality in a way that will not adversely impact the communities around the watershed.” “The evidence that polluted stormwater is a problem has been…
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Peter Menzies, of Bolton, Elected To Lead LGA Board Of Directors As President

Peter Menzies of Bolton Landing and Bedford has been elected the new president of the Lake George Association Board of Directors. “This organization is incredible — we have a 135-year history of protecting this treasure, and we’ve never been stronger, or better positioned, to continue to do impactful work to protect Lake George’s water quality,”…
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Responding To Call For Help, LGA Partners With Putnam To Solve Issue

Polluted stormwater isn’t just a problem in developed areas around the Lake. Recently LGA staff worked with the Town of Putnam’s Highway Superintendent, Gary Treadway, to implement a solution that stems the flow of polluted stormwater and protects the Lake’s water quality. A small grassy swale (designed to capture stormwater) adjacent to the Town of…
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LGA Hires Siena Grad Emily Boucher As New Environmental Educator

The Lake George Association has hired Emily Boucher to be its Environmental Educator. Her primary responsibility at the LGA is to help Kristen Wilde, Director of Education, introduce the young minds in the watershed to the idea that water quality protection is critical, and that everyone has a part in making water quality protection happen….
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LGA’s 2020 Annual Meeting Will Be Virtual, Set for Friday, June 26

For the first time in its 135-year history, the LGA’s annual meeting will be completely online. The meeting discussing the LGA’s work in 2019 and upcoming work for 2020 is scheduled for June 26. Meeting sign-ins begin at 9:45 a.m., with presentations starting at 10:00 a.m. Sign up to participate in the meeting here: https://www.lakegeorgeassociation.org/annual-meeting During…
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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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