Aquatic Invasive Species 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 Environmental Groups Weigh-In On NY DEC Draft Invasive Species Regulations http://wamc.org/post/environmental-groups-weigh-ny-dec-draft-invasive-species-regulations <p>Environmental groups are weighing in on proposed regulations by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to halt the spread of invasive species.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The New York State Department of Conservation is currently accepting comments on proposed regulations that identify specific invasive species of plants, algae, animals, insects, and fungi and supply language on how those species should be handled to halt or limit their spread, which cause harm to native species in New York and beyond.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:26:26 +0000 Lucas Willard 79748 at http://wamc.org Environmental Groups Weigh-In On NY DEC Draft Invasive Species Regulations 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 Aquatic Nuisance Found In Berkshire County River http://wamc.org/post/aquatic-nuisance-found-berkshire-county-river <p></p><p>State environmental officials in Massachusetts are warning residents about the discovery of an aquatic nuisance recently found in the Berkshires for the first time.</p><p></p><p>Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Fisheries and Wildlife confirmed the presence of didymo in the Green River in the Berkshire County communities of Alford and Egremont.</p> Fri, 31 May 2013 21:09:01 +0000 Lucas Willard 66076 at http://wamc.org Aquatic Nuisance Found In Berkshire County River First Hearing on Lake George Invasive Prevention Plan Held http://wamc.org/post/first-hearing-lake-george-invasive-prevention-plan-held <p></p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.lgpc.state.ny.us">Lake George Park Commission</a> held the first of two public hearings on its draft aquatic invasive species prevention plan Tuesday afternoon. While most who attended expressed support, some are concerned about how the plan could affect boaters’ access to the lake. Wed, 22 May 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 65304 at http://wamc.org First Hearing on Lake George Invasive Prevention Plan Held