NYS Senate, Assembly bolster efforts to keep invasive species out of waterways By Gwendolyn Craig State lawmakers in the assembly and senate unanimously passed a bill this week strengthening and making permanent a law against spreading aquatic … [Read more...] about Adirondack boat inspections close to becoming permanent
Water researcher sees recovery from acid rain in the tint of lakes By Ry Rivard When Paul Bukaveckas was first studying the effects of acid rain on Adirondack lakes in the late 1980s, he came across some stunning sights. On Silver Lake, the … [Read more...] about Adirondack lakes turning browner … but in a good way
Amid a shoreline moratorium, a marina lawsuit and a dam repair, state sponsors lake planning effort By Ry Rivard From winter 1989 through fall of 1990, Upper Saranac Lake was covered in algae, spoiling the lake for residents and tourists … [Read more...] about Changes afoot on Upper Saranac
By Ry Rivard An attorney for the state argued Friday that New York environmental regulators didn't have to do a major study of Lower Saranac Lake’s health before approving a marina expansion there. The argument came during a hearing for a … [Read more...] about State: Saranac Lake Marina expansion doesn’t require major study
Wild-born lake trout, long a rare catch, thrive in changed waters By Ry Rivard Long after wild salmon and lake trout disappeared from Lake Champlain, government officials around the lake began to dump hundreds of thousands of fish into the lake … [Read more...] about Champlain’s wild card
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 What to do about harmful algal blooms?