Lake George http://wamc.org en Lake George Advocates Praise Gov. Cuomo For Conservation Efforts http://wamc.org/post/lake-george-advocates-praise-gov-cuomo-conservation-efforts <p></p><p>In a letter penned by Lake George Mayor Robert Blais on behalf of the Stop Aquatic Invasives From Entering Lake George Partnership to the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, the governor received high marks on his attention to work helping protect the Adirondack lake.</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:10:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 83392 at http://wamc.org Lake George Advocates Praise Gov. Cuomo For Conservation Efforts Mandatory Boat Inspections Approved For Lake George http://wamc.org/post/mandatory-boat-inspections-approved-lake-george <p></p><p></p><p>The Lake George Park Commission has adopted final rules requiring boat inspections to prevent introduction of invasive species in Lake George. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 82850 at http://wamc.org Mandatory Boat Inspections Approved For Lake George Dig Turns up Ancient Artifacts at Upstate NY Site http://wamc.org/post/dig-turns-ancient-artifacts-upstate-ny-site <p></p><p></p><p>New York archaeologists say they've uncovered 10,000-year-old American Indian artifacts at the site of an improvement project at a popular state-owned beach in the southern Adirondacks. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 01:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 76787 at http://wamc.org Dig Turns up Ancient Artifacts at Upstate NY Site Asian Clams Spread to New Sites in Lake George http://wamc.org/post/asian-clams-spread-new-sites-lake-george <p></p><p></p><p>During a two-week survey of the lake, volunteers and staff from the Lake George Asian Clam Task Force discovered new infestations, bringing to 13 the number of confirmed sites in Lake George. Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:40:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 74075 at http://wamc.org Asian Clams Spread to New Sites in Lake George Study: Lake George Is Becoming Saltier http://wamc.org/post/study-lake-george-becoming-saltier <p></p><p>The results of a 30-year study show the striking evidence of change in the water of Lake George.</p><p></p><p>Recently, at the annual meeting of the FUND for Lake George, a group dedicated protecting the natural resources and habitats of Lake George, it was announced that the lake was getting saltier.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:59:05 +0000 Lucas Willard 71993 at http://wamc.org Study: Lake George Is Becoming Saltier 2013 Lake George Music Festival http://wamc.org/post/2013-lake-george-music-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.lakegeorgemusicfestival.com/">The Lake George Music Festival</a> was founded three years ago with the goal of bringing some of the world’s most promising musicians to Lake George.</p><p>As executive director of the festival, Alexander Lombard, has seen his vision of bringing free classical music to the people thrive. This year's festival opens this Friday and runs through Aug. 22. It will, once again, bring celebrated composers and an original commission to audiences.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Seventy musicians, including some of the most prestigious names in classical music, will perform at venues around the village.</span></p><p>Alexander Lombard, joins us this morning as does Barbora Kolarova, the festival’s Artistic Director and their Music Director – Roger Kalia.</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 71336 at http://wamc.org 2013 Lake George Music Festival Commission Votes to Implement Mandatory Boat Inspections to Prevent Spread of Aquatic Invasives http://wamc.org/post/commission-votes-implement-mandatory-boat-inspections-prevent-spread-aquatic-invasives <p></p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.lgpc.state.ny.us/meetings.html">Lake George Park Commission unanimously voted</a> Tuesday to approve a mandatory boat-washing and inspection program in order to protect one of New York's most popular lakes from invasive species. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 69991 at http://wamc.org Commission Votes to Implement Mandatory Boat Inspections to Prevent Spread of Aquatic Invasives Commission OK's Mandatory Boat Inspections for Upstate Lake http://wamc.org/post/commission-oks-mandatory-boat-inspections-upstate-lake <p></p><p></p><p>The Lake George Park Commission has approved a mandatory boat-washing and inspection program to protect one of New York's most popular lakes from invasive species. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 23:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 69931 at http://wamc.org Commission OK's Mandatory Boat Inspections for Upstate Lake Essex County Passes Law to Prevent Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George http://wamc.org/post/essex-county-passes-law-prevent-spread-invasive-species-lake-george <p></p><p></p><p>The Essex County, New York Board of Supervisors has passed a local law to prevent the spread of invasive species, but the law applies only to Lake George. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 68374 at http://wamc.org Essex County Passes Law to Prevent Spread of Invasive Species into Lake George Making Lake George the Smartest Water Body in the World http://wamc.org/post/making-lake-george-smartest-water-body-world <p></p><p></p><p>A new scientific research project is bringing together IBM, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Fund for Lake George to assure the ecological and economic future of Lake George and create the “smartest” lake in the world. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 68084 at http://wamc.org Making Lake George the Smartest Water Body in the World