Invasives

New York News
6:30 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

New York Targets Public Knowledge and Prevention During Invasive Species Awareness Week

Credit Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proclaimed this week Invasive Species Awareness Week. It’s the first statewide effort to educate and engage the public in on-going efforts to prevent and control the spread of non-native invasive species.

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North Country News
2:15 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Regulations On Invasive Species In Effect At Boat Launches

Spiny water fleas in Lake George
Credit Emily DeBolt/Lake George Association

New regulations have gone into effect in New York State requiring boats at DEC boat launches be clear of any plant or animal matter before entering the water. As those rules go into effect, legislation is pending in Albany that would make such “clean, drain and dry” regulations applicable at all boat launches.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Mandatory Boat Inspections Approved For Lake George

Lake George, NY
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Lake George Park Commission has adopted final rules requiring boat inspections to prevent introduction of invasive species in Lake George.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Draft Invasive Control Plan for Lake George Basin Released

Lake George panorama from Prospect Mountain
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Lake George Park Commission has issued a draft plan for lake-wide invasive species control and prevention.

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