Investigating Harmful Algal Bloom On LG: What We Are Doing, What You Can Do

The Harmful Algal Bloom on Lake George has been identified now in Harris Bay, Sandy Bay and Warner Bay — and in the water in the Village of Lake George. This is a serious problem. We have serious work ahead. The Harmful Algal Bloom (shown here as it was discovered on Saturday) was only identified…
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Stream Corridor Regulations Needed, Should Be Enacted

By Walt LenderLake George Association Executive Director The Lake George Association believes that protecting streams and stream corridors in the Lake George watershed is a critical component to protecting the Lake’s water quality, which has been the LGA’s focus for 136 years. About 57 percent of the Lake’s water comes from streams. As we all…
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Adapting Lake Protection Education To The Video Screen

By Kristen WildeLGA Director of Education A lot of what I do as Director of Education at the Lake George Association involves teaching and working with teachers and students in one way or another, whether it is in classrooms, on the Floating Classroom, at our stream monitoring location, or working with citizen scientists to monitor…
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More Than 70 Tons of Invasive Plant Already Removed From Lake George

2020 totals nearly double what’s been removed in previous years More than 145,000 pounds of invasive Eurasian watermilfoil has been removed from Lake George from June through the middle of September, almost as much as the two previous years combined, thanks to the efficiency of the suction harvesting process and four crews of divers working….
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Collaborative LGA Project Redirects, Diffuses Dangers Of Polluted Stormwater

Direct, actual protection of Lake George’s water quality means many different things, including creating new ponds to capture and clean polluted stormwater. All done with the approval and assistance of New York State. On a small, steep spit of land between the Northway, the Exit 22 southbound offramp, and the bridge leading to Route 9,…
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Another Invasive Prevented: Inspectors Remove Hydrilla From Boat At Dunhams Bay Site

LGA’s Kristen Wilde Confirms Identity Of Invasive Plant Lake George dodged another bullet, thanks to the attentive Vessel Inspection Technicians at the Dunham’s Bay boat inspection site. A vessel arriving at Lake George last month after boating in the Connecticut River was carrying hydrilla, one of the fastest growing invasive plants in the US –…
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