Lake George protectors debate state’s algal preventions By Ry Rivard During a stretch of unusually warm weather and calm water last fall, a pair of algal blooms appeared on famously pristine Lake George. The blooms were the first documented … [Read more...] about Green and pristine?
THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED FROM THE ORIGINAL VERSION By Ry Rivard As climate change and pollution threaten Lake George’s famed clarity, the lake’s two largest watchdogs are merging to better fight for its future. The Lake George Association … [Read more...] about Lake George groups join forces and merge to battle new threats
By Ry Rivard The Lake George Park Commission approved new construction regulations on Tuesday designed to keep the lake clear of algal blooms and other signs of pollution. A pair of new rules, both meant to prevent pollution from ending up in … [Read more...] about New water rules provide protection for Lake George
Bones tell park's Revolution story, and raise questions about protections By Gwendolyn Craig On a bitter February day in 2019, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office got a call from a construction crew digging a foundation in Lake George. They had … [Read more...] about Crossroads of Conflict
By Gwendolyn Craig Surveyors are finding more areas along Lake George have the invasive bug that kills hemlocks, and treatment options, including the release of a non-native predator beetle, have begun. A camper reported sick hemlock trees at … [Read more...] about Predator beetles released on Lake George to eat hemlock-killing bug
By Gwendolyn Craig Dog Beach, the unofficial beach adjacent to the state’s Lake George Beach in the village, is transforming into a water quality project. The popular hangout was fenced off around Memorial Day weekend after beach-goers were not … [Read more...] about Lake George’s ‘Dog Beach’ turned into water quality filter