Invasive Species

12:20 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Commissioners to Consider Mandatory Boat Inspections to Prevent Invasive Species

Asian Clams, an invasive species in Lake George
Credit Fund for Lake George

The Lake George Park Commission will hold a special meeting next week to discuss a plan to prevent aquatic invasive species from entering the lake.

The meeting on Tuesday follows a summer and fall assessing alternatives for keeping new invasive species out of Lake George. The Lake George Park Commission worked with communities surrounding the basin. It resulted in a recommendation from their consultant that a mandatory boat inspection program be imposed.  Commission Executive Director Dave Wick says the upcoming meeting will examine how such a mandatory program would work.

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