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

May 15th, 2017 · No Comments

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

Happy Thanksgiving (from the Air)

November 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

An aerial view of Huletts, taken on Wednesday November 23, 2016. (Click to see full-scale.) While you are hopefully celebrating with family and friends today, here is an aerial view of the Landing, taken from above the Casino, looking north up Lake George. Our heartfelt good wishes go out to you and your family on [...]

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LGLC Takes Steps Towards Completing Vision of Protection in Putnam

November 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently acquired 72 acres in the Town of Putnam from Thomas and Mary Ellen Eliopoulos. The land, known as the Beaver Pond property, joins another 65 acres purchased from the Bain family in September as the latest additions in a focused effort to protect the 2,000-acre watershed of Sucker [...]

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Thanksgiving Weekend Weather

November 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

If you’re planning on heading up to Huletts for the Thanksgiving weekend, most of the snow missed us. We had less than 1/2 an inch. It looks like it will be cold with some snow coming on Thursday. So if you’re headed this way – please bundle up.

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing

Whiteface First Snow

October 24th, 2016 · Comments Off

Would you believe that Whiteface had its first snowfall this past weekend? The beginning of the skiing and riding season isn’t that far off, it’s slated for Friday, Nov. 25. So tune up the skis and boards!! Photos and video courtesy of ORDA/Whiteface Lake Placid.

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Carl Heilman 2017 Calendars Have Arrived at LGA

October 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

If you are a fan of stunning Lake George visuals, the Lake George Association has some exciting news to share with you — especially if you are looking to keep Lake George in your sight all year round. The 2017 edition of Carl Heilman II’s Lake George calendar is going on sale. As always, the [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment