Lake George

New York News
2:07 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

New Report Result Of 30 Years Of Research On Lake George

Credit Lucas Willard

Researchers and advocates for Lake George have released a report that comes as a result of more than three decades of monitoring on the Adirondack lake.

The Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute Darrin Fresh Water Institute and the FUND for Lake George have released The State of the Lake: Thirty Years of Water Quality Monitoring on Lake George.

The report says the 32-mile lake known for its clear waters was in “remarkably good condition,” but it also outlined several areas of concern that pose a threat to water quality.

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WAMC News
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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