Asian Clam

Courtesy The Fund for Lake George

An invasive species of clam in Lake George is spreading.

Lucas Willard / WAMC

In knee-deep water at the Norowal Marina in Bolton Landing, Dave Wick, Executive Director of the Lake George Park Commission, is sifting sediment with a circular screen.

FUND for Lake George

More than three dozen people are hitting the waters of a popular Adirondack lake to search for an aquatic invasive species that can adversely impact water quality.

Lake George Association

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.

Courtesy The Fund for Lake George

Lake George’s fight to eliminate an incursion of Asian Clam may need to transition to management of the aquatic invasive.