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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

Bits of Everything

November 5th, 2017 · No Comments

Whitehall Times: Local Vendor May Quit because of ‘Honor System’ Decline The Whitehall Times reports on a local produce vendor who is about to throw in the towel because of thievery. Spectrum News Rochester (Article & Video): Golisano Withholding Tax Payment Because of Geese Problem What do you do when the you have a really [...]

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Tags: Adirondacks · Local Wildlife · The Environment · Whitehall

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

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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Weds August 9th: Ellen Apperson Brown Speaks About New Book

August 8th, 2017 · Comments Off

The cover of John Apperson’s Lake George by Ellen Apperson Brown. The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing summer lecture series continues on Wednesday August 9th at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church at 7:30 pm. Ellen Apperson Brown will speak about her new book, John Apperson’s Lake George. To learn more about John Apperson, please refer [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Phone Outage Caused by Compromised Cable

July 30th, 2017 · Comments Off

On Wednesday, July 26th, at about 7:30 pm, people started noticing that there was no cell or land-line phone service in the Landing. All internet traffic was also cut off. To be blunt – this was a serious communication and safety issue. No phone or internet service at all in the entire landing. The Huletts [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

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

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

July 10th, 2017 · Comments Off

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