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

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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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

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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Tags: Adirondacks · Casino Fun · The Environment

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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LGLC Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter

October 1st, 2016 · Comments Off

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LGLC Names Two New Board Members

October 1st, 2016 · Comments Off

George Morris (left) and James W. Wolitarsky (right) recently were appointed to the Board of the Lake George Land Conservancy. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently announced the recent addition of two new directors to its Board, George Morris and James W. Wolitarsky. “We are very excited to have Jim and George join our [...]

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Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District Explained

September 8th, 2016 · Comments Off

As everyone knows, Washington county is a large county with much of its total acreage dedicated to farming and dairy production. I like to occasionally spotlight things going on in the county that might be of interest. Today, I wanted to explain what the Washington County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) does. The Washington [...]

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Tags: Local Wildlife · The Environment · Washington County

LGLC Protects Wetlands in Putnam to Protect Lake George

August 18th, 2016 · Comments Off

Map of Bridge the Nose Initiative (Click image to see larger view.) The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has acquired 65 acres in the Town of Putnam from Thomas and Christine Bain. The land contains important wetlands and includes a significant part of the Sucker Brook marsh, which drains directly into Lake George at Glenburnie. [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · Washington County

Survival Skills Theme for LGLC’s 2nd Annual Kids’ Scavenger Hunt and Hike

July 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

Group of youth and parents enjoy the view at the top of the Pinnacle during the LGLC’s Scavenger Hunt and Hike event. The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) hosted its 2nd annual scavenger hunt and hike for kids on Tuesday, July 26. Designed by 15-year-old Jahnavi Bhavsar of Huletts Landing, this year’s hike focused on [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

Froehlich Foundation Grants LGLC Over $200,000 Toward Conservation Projects

July 28th, 2016 · Comments Off

An aerial view over the wetlands of Amy’s Park, which is a major part of the Indian Brook watershed. The peak in the middle is Pole Hill; on the right is High Nopit, and on the far left is Walnut Ridge. Walnut Ridge is part of the New York state Pole Hill Pond Forest Preserve, [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment