The Fund for Lake George, a lake protection organization based in Lake George Village, “is truly a fund, both in name and in function,” according to Jeff Killeen, the chairman of its Board of Trustees.
The stewardship program began in 1999 when property owners around the St. Regis lakes raised concerns about protecting their lake chain. Through their private donations, Paul Smith’s began hiring boat stewards for inspecting boats as they entered those waters
A new group–Adirondack Wilderness Advocates–is seeking nonprofit status, raising the question of what niche it and several other Adirondack groups fill.
Environmentalists have pressed for conservation standards since the Adirondack Park Agency approved the Adirondack Club and Resort in Tupper Lake—a major second-home project that they predict will amplify its effects by spreading them out.
Since 1970, the league, has identified important environmental legislation and then rated lawmakers strictly by counting the number of pro- and anti-environmental votes on each bill.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on June 14 the state would award $2.8 million to projects for research, lake management plans and terrestrial and aquatic invasive species prevention in 11 different regions.
DEC wants to build a bridge over the Cedar River as part of a snowmobile trail connecting Indian Lake with towns to the north. Because the Cedar is classified as scenic, the green groups assert that building a bridge for motorized recreation is unlawful.
Audubon New York, Audubon Vermont and forestry experts from both states will educate attendees on declining bird populations and what can be done to help them.
A majority of global crops, like fruits and vegetables, rely on pollinators. They are in steep decline due to various factors including habitat loss and climate change.
The West Brook conservation initiative has helped treat stormwater at Charles R Wood Park in Lake George. In the video above, several people involved with the project talk about its impact at the Charles R Wood dedication ceremony.