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Important Link: Don’t Feed the Ducks

July 26th, 2017 · No Comments

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 · No Comments

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

FHHL Thursday: July 13th – A Walk Up Broadway: History, Architecture, and Life on Manhattan’s Longest Street

July 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Broadway is the only street which runs the whole length of Manhattan island. Tom Keating, curator and treasurer of the FHHL, walked it over five days and took photos of whatever interested him and you will see it all in this presentation. Broadway is rich in 19th and early 20th century architecture and the character [...]

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Tags: 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

Tesla Recharging Stations at Aviation Mall

June 10th, 2017 · Comments Off

A Tesla recharging station at Aviation mall. As you enter Aviation mall in Glens Falls, from the entrance closest to Route 87, behind the Friendly’s restaurant, there is now a Tesla recharging station. Last night, there were cars recharging. Times certainly change!

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Tags: National News · 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

LGLC Receives Grant for Land and Water Protection

April 27th, 2017 · Comments Off

Photo of beaver pond in Putnam; its protection has been supported by the Conservation Partnership Program grant awarded to the LGLC. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the 2017 Conservation Partnership Program, administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Land Trust Alliance. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

New Book about John Apperson Coming in May

April 4th, 2017 · Comments Off

The cover of John Apperson’s Lake George by Ellen Apperson Brown. A new book is coming in May 2017 from Arcadia Publishing entitled; John Apperson’s Lake George by Ellen Apperson Brown ( ISBN: 9781467124768 $21.99 | 128pp. | paperback ). The book focuses on the efforts of noted Lake George preservationist and conservationist, John S. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Sunday Storm Orson Update

February 12th, 2017 · Comments Off

About 10 to 12 inches of snow has fallen in Huletts so far today. Very, very blustery and definitely a severe storm. Orson is being quite rough.

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Tags: Adirondacks · The Environment

LGLC Welcomes Michele DeRossi as Staff

February 11th, 2017 · Comments Off

Michele DeRossi has joined the staff of the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the addition of Michele DeRossi as the organization’s community engagement and events manager. In her new role, Ms. DeRossi will be managing community and fundraising events for the LGLC and working with the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · Our Neighbors · The Environment

Video: How to survive a fall through frozen ice

January 19th, 2017 · Comments Off

I don’t know if we’ll get any this year, but here is a great video of how to survive falling through the ice.

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

2016 Lake George Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention / Boat Inspection Program Report

December 16th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission has released the 2016 Lake George Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention / Boat Inspection Program Report. 2016 was the busiest year to date under the program, with a fairly significant increase in the number of boater contacts over the previous two years due to the fantastic weather this past summer. (Click [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

LGPC Boat & Dock Fees to Increase in 2017

December 5th, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Park Commission has received approval from the state legislature to raise dock, mooring and boat fees in 2017. From the bill authorizing the increase: Dock, wharf and mooring fees. The owner of a dock, wharf or mooring within the park used for non-commercial residential purposes shall pay an annual fee of fifty [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

Little Red Seaplane Flyby

November 27th, 2016 · Comments Off

Neal Vandorsten sits in the cockpit of a small seaplane he flew up Lake George last week. The aerial photo I posted on Thanksgiving day inspired Neal Vandorsten to pass along these two shots from a small red seaplane he piloted up Lake George last week. The lake was calm on a clear autumn day. [...]

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