By Gwendolyn Craig Since at least 1985, the invasive Eurasian watermilfoil has populated Lake George’s waters, which also means officials have tried many different ways of getting rid of it. One of those ways is now in the garbage, … [Read more...] about Decades-old milfoil mats removed from Lake George
By Gwendolyn Craig An herbicide used to treat invasive Eurasian watermilfoil for the first time in the Adirondack Park appears to have worked and could be used in other water bodies, though state officials say it’s too soon to say for sure. The … [Read more...] about ‘I’m encouraged’: Minerva Lake herbicide shows promising results
By Gwendolyn Craig No pressure, Minerva Lake, but all eyes are on you now. The Adirondack Park Agency approved on Thursday the one-time use of a new kind of herbicide to treat the invasive Eurasian watermilfoil on a portion of the 79-acre lake … [Read more...] about APA approves herbicide use on Minerva Lake
Lake associations keep watch for aquatic invaders and water degradation By SARA RUBERG The Adirondacks are filled with people who work every day to protect the park’s thousands of lakes and ponds. For some, it becomes a career. For others, like … [Read more...] about The water sentinels
By SARA RUBERG Nate Brault was impelled to protect the Adirondacks from aquatic invasive species, for his family’s sake. His junior year of high school, Brault joined the Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute stewardship program. … [Read more...] about Boat inspectors ramp up battle against invasive species
By Tim Rowland Lake George is separated from Lake Champlain by just over two miles of waterfalls on the La Chute River, which tumbles through the one-time mill town of Ticonderoga, a word loosely translated to mean “where the waters meet.” As Town of … [Read more...] about An open door for invaders on Lake George?