A Close Call, And A Welcome Response

By Walt Lender LGA Executive Director Just the word “hydrilla” sends shivers down our spine. A virulent invasive, hydrilla (hydrilla verticillata) is a submerged perennial plant that, because of its ability to spread rapidly and completely clog waterways, poses significant threats to the aquatic ecosystem and recreational resources of a lake like Lake George. It…
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Lake George Association Annual Meeting Set For August 18 At Silver Bay YMCA

The Lake George Association will hold its 132nd annual meeting on August 18, 2017, at the Silver Bay YMCA. Members and friends will gather in the Boathouse overlooking the Lake. Our topic for this year’s meeting: A Family Discussion on Lake George Water Quality. LGA Water Quality Specialist Dr. Jeremy Farrell, Education Director Kristen Wilde…
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LGA Removes A Ton Of  Invasive Curly-Leaf Pondweed From Pond

While Asian clams and Eurasian watermilfoil get most of the headlines when discussing invasive species in Lake George, there are a few other invasive species present in the Lake. Curly-leaf pondweed is one of them. First recorded in Lake George in the late 1890s, curly-leaf pondweed is a popular aquarium plant, which is how it…
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Froehlich Foundation Grants LGA $300,500 To Use For Lake Protection

Funds to support Lake-Saving, Lake Quality and Education Projects LAKE GEORGE, NY – The Helen V. Froehlich Foundation has granted the Lake George Association $300,500 for 2017, a significant investment in the future of Lake George and the twenty-fourth straight year that the Froehlich Foundation has trusted the Lake George Association with financial underwriting. “We…
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LGA Beach Water Testing Results Confirm Other Beaches Safe For Recreation

LAKE GEORGE, NY – For a second time, a water quality monitoring program set up by the Lake George Association has confirmed that a number of public beaches tested on Lake George are safe for recreation, based on the New York state Department of Health’s monitoring guidelines. “The Lake George Association’s job is to protect…
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LGA Seeks Volunteers For Stream Monitoring Program

Training session planned for Friday, June 30 LAKE GEORGE –The Lake George Association is seeking volunteers to help with a program that evaluates Lake George water quality by monitoring streams that feed the Lake. The Lake George Association is the local coordinator for the Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE) Program started by the State…
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