LGA Seeks Citizen Volunteers For Stream Monitoring Program In 2019

Training session planned for Friday, June 28 The Lake George Association is seeking volunteers to assist our citizen science stream monitoring program that evaluates Lake George water quality by sampling streams that feed the Lake. Stream monitoring is important because 55 percent of the 550 billion gallons of water in Lake George comes from regional…
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Walt Lender’s Remarks At The Grand Opening Of The West Brook Conservation Initiative And Festival Commons At Charles R. Wood Park

(Delivered today, May 29, 2019) For nearly 135 years, the Lake George Association has been working to protect Lake George’s water quality. I’ve only been at the LGA since 2005, and on Day One, I met with Mayor Blais. I learned a lot about an amazing opportunity that we had to work with this 12.5-acre…
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IP Foundation Grant Will Support Citizen Science On Lake George

Thanks to a generous grant from the International Paper Foundation, the Lake George Association will continue our citizen science water sampling program for the 2019 summer season. The IP Foundation has awarded the Lake George Association $1,540 to support the efforts to understand current water conditions in Lake George and chart changes over time using…
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Stewart’s Holiday Match Grants $1,000 To LGA’s Floating Classroom Program

Thanks to both Stewart’s Shops and its customers, the children in the Lake George watershed will be able to continue to learn about the wonders of Lake George on the LGA’s Floating Classroom! As part of Stewart’s Shops’ long history of support for community programs from the annual Holiday Match project, the company has awarded…
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Multi-Layered Lake Protection: Multiple Problems Call For Multiple Solutions In Gull Bay

When we say that the Lake George Association puts a lot into protecting Lake George, sometimes that actually involves taking things out of Lake George. In this case, taking things out allowed better access around the boat launch and docks in Gull Bay, and removed material that could contain nutrients that feed algae or harbor…
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West Brook Conservation Initiative Removing Nutrients

A recent study performed for the partners in the West Brook Conservation Initiative (the former Gaslight Village and Charley’s Saloon properties in the Village and Town of Lake George) has been completed and we are pleased to report that the treatment of stormwater runoff works as designed and exceeds our expectations in removing nutrients. The…
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LGA Awarded $86,000 Grant To Remove Millions Of Gallons Of Stormwater From Lake

NYS DOT, Soil and Water District Partnering on Project LAKE GEORGE, NY – Millions of gallons of untreated stormwater will be redirected away from Lake George thanks to a significant grant from the Lake Champlain Basin program to the Lake George Association. The $86,227 grant will be used to replace asphalt stormwater channels along the…
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Stream Assessment Program Shows Continued Health, State Confirms

Healthy streams continue to feed Lake George, according to the data and samples collected by the Lake George Association staff and citizen scientists in 2018 and reviewed by New York State. “Regular stream monitoring helps to detect changes in the quality of the water over time,” said LGA Education Director Kristen Wilde, an environmental scientist….
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