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LGLC Receives Grant from TNC, Dome Island Committee

November 16th, 2017 · No Comments

Dome Island as seen from Bolton Landing. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has received a grant of $10,000 from The Nature Conservancy via its Dome Island Endowment, in support of the stewardship of Dome Island and other lands in the Lake George watershed. The Nature Conservancy’s Dome Island Committee meets several times a year [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

LGLC Receives International Paper Foundation Grant, Local Donation

October 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) received a grant of $2,000 from the International Paper Foundation for the creation of interpretive signage to be installed at its Cook Mountain Preserve in Ticonderoga. The signage is part of the LGLC’s watershed-wide effort to increase awareness and educational opportunities along its 35-miles of trails. The Cook Mountain [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · Ticonderoga

Rescue on Black Mountain

October 11th, 2017 · Comments Off

A state helicopter lands on Black Mountain on Sunday, October 8th, rescuing an injured hiker. On Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Huletts Landing EMS responded to a mutual aid request from Dresden at 4:24 PM. A male hiker had fallen on the Black Mountain trail about 300 yards from the summit and broke his leg. [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · NY State · The Environment

LGPC to Hold September Meeting in Huletts

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off

The Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company will open its doors on September 26th for the monthly meeting of the Lake George Park Commission. If you have never been to a Lake George Park Commission meeting, this would be an easy one to get to! Many thanks to the Huletts Landing Volunteer Fire Company for graciously [...]

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Tags: Lake George · NY State · The Landing

Now For Some History: Arthur Wyatt’s Fay & Bowen Boat

September 5th, 2017 · Comments Off

Arthur Wyatt’s Fay & Bowen after being repaired circa 1940. Larry Nash (age 5) is seen in the boat. (Click image to see full scale.) Fay & Bowen 25 ft. Motor Boat Formerly Owned by A. H. Wyatt This boat was originally owned by J. Maurice Beach, resident in the Hamlet. On July 26th, 1934, [...]

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Tags: History · Lake George · The Landing

LGA Beach Water Testing Update

September 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off

The Lake George Association emailed an e-news update this past week that contained the following news: (While still) waiting for the formal documents to be delivered, but ahead of this long Labor Day weekend, the Lake George Association wanted to pass along that the fourth round of E coli testing at six beaches around Lake [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Original Art

September 3rd, 2017 · Comments Off

An original watercolor painting by Mark Malmgren.(Click image for larger view.)

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Tags: Adirondacks · Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment · The Landing

LGLC Elects O’Reilly as Board President

September 1st, 2017 · Comments Off

LGLC’s new President of the Board, Michael O’Reilly During its Annual Meeting on August 19, the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) announced the appointment of Michael O’Reilly as its new President of the Board of Directors. O’Reilly is taking over the role from past President of 11 years, John J. Macionis. O’Reilly joined the LGLC [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Apperson Brown Lecture a Success

August 10th, 2017 · Comments Off

Ellen Apperson Brown, spoke about her new book, John Apperson’s Lake George, in front of a good-sized crowd on Wednesday for the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing summer lecture series. She spoke in-depth about John Apperson’s many accomplishments including: 1. Rip-rapping shores of islands including getting a bond issue passed for for $10,000 in 1917 [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Important Link: Don’t Feed the Ducks

July 26th, 2017 · Comments Off

Here is an important link from LakeGeorge.com on the problems associated with feeding the ducks in Lake George.

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Environment · The Landing

Froehlich Continues Generous Support of LGLC Efforts

July 24th, 2017 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has received a grant of $190,000 from the Helen V. Froehlich Foundation in continued support of focused conservation projects and initiatives that will help protect the land that protects the lake forever. The grant will be used on priority projects, including $100,000 towards the LGLC’s Indian Brook/Northwest Bay Conservation [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

LGLC Announces its 2017 Season of Lake Talks: Living Lands

June 15th, 2017 · Comments Off

“Beekeeping and Honeymaking” with Tom Wells will be one of the talks in this years Living Lands lecture series by the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is kicking off its 2017 Lake Talks Series: Living Lands with Maple Sugaring, on Wednesday, June 28 at 5:30 pm. Local Bolton resident Sam [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

LGLC Offers Chance to Fly During 5th Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon

May 15th, 2017 · Comments Off

Helicopter stopping for photo at Amy’s Park in 2016. © Sarah Hoffman(Click image to see full-scale.) The Lake George Land Conservancy is now taking entries for its annual giveaway of a helicopter ride during the Lake George Hike-A-Thon on July 5, 2017. One lucky winner will be awarded the exclusive opportunity to enjoy the event [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Times Union Link: Alexander West Convicted of Lake George Boat Crash

May 9th, 2017 · Comments Off

Times Union: Alexander West convicted of Lake George boat crash that killed girl

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Tags: Lake George · NY State