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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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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

LGLC Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter

October 1st, 2016 · Comments Off

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

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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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

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

400 Dance the Night Away at LGA Gala, Raising More Than $120,000 to Protect LG

July 25th, 2016 · Comments Off

400 people attended this year’s Lake George Association Gala at the Sagamore. (Click for full-scale.) It may be known as the best party on the Lake, but the Lake George Association’s annual gala has another important function: To raise money to protect Lake George’s famous water quality. Thanks to the generosity of more than 400 [...]

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

Jessica Rubin Begins FHHL Speaker Series

July 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off

Lucinda Bhavsar, Board Trustee for the Fund for Lake George and Huletts Landing resident (left), welcomes Jessica Rubin, Director of Development and Marketing for the Fund for Lake George (right), to Huletts Landing prior to Ms. Rubin’s talk to the Friends of Historic Huletts Landing on Thursday night. Ms. Rubin spoke about the Fund for [...]

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

Froehlich Foundation Grants LGA $327,000 Toward Lake Preservation

July 21st, 2016 · Comments Off

The Helen V. Froehlich Foundation has granted the Lake George Association $327,000 for 2016, a significant investment in the future of Lake George and the twenty-third year that the Froehlich Foundation has financially underwritten the LGA’s programs and projects that protect Lake George water. That money will go directly to work in Lake George, said [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment

FHHL Speaker Series: Jessica Rubin – Thursday July 21st – MGM Church

July 17th, 2016 · Comments Off

Jessica Rubin, Director of Development and Marketing for the Fund for Lake George, will speak at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church on Thursday, July 21st. The Friends of Historic Huletts Landing Speaker Series begins on Thursday July 21st at 7:30 pm at the Mountain Grove Memorial Church. Jessica Rubin, the Director of Development and Marketing [...]

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Tags: Lake George · The Environment · The Landing

They’re Back

July 11th, 2016 · Comments Off

Two flocks of geese with approximately 75 members swimming off of the beach this morning. There were so many I couldn’t fit them all in one picture. (Click image to see full-scale.)

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Tags: Lake George · Local Wildlife · The Environment

Work Progresses on 6B Bridge

June 29th, 2016 · Comments Off

The final segment of the new deck was lifted into place on the new 6B bridge on Tuesday. (Click image to see full-scale.) Washington county is making a concentrated effort to have the new 6B bridge completed soon. Yesterday, the final segment of the new deck was lifted into place. If you have not been [...]

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Tags: The Environment · The Landing · Washington County