Download the LGA’s November 2016 Newsletter

Lake George Association Newsletter November 2016Among the stories from the November’s Lake George Association Newsletter:

  • Repairs completed in English Brook, Hague Brook and Jenkins Brook watersheds: A number of projects so far in 2016 were targeted at stream and brook corridors, because what affects streams and brooks in the watershed directly affects Lake George. With more than 140 brooks and streams feeding Lake George, they make up 55 percent of the Lake’s water source.
  • The Lake George Association received great news in mid-July
    that we had been granted $327,000 from the Helen V. Froehlich Foundation for 2016-17, a significant investment in the future of Lake George and the twenty-third year that the Froehlich Foundation has financially underwritten the LGA’s programs and projects that protect Lake George water.
  • Following a series of high-profile accidents (including one death), the Lake George Park Commission and state Sen. Betty Little convened a panel to develop and reinforce boater safety on the Lake. The LGA worked with the Park Commission to develop all the new materials and shape the training program for boat renters.
  • The Lake George Association was awarded $79,512 from New York state which will be used in 2017 and 2018 to train and help fund Aquatic Invasive Species Stewards at the Hague Town Boat Launch and the Putnam town-owned launch at Gull Bay.

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