Draft plan eyes projects to mitigate key pollutant in lake By Zachary Matson Editor's note: This story has been updated with a new, extended deadline of April 5 for public comments to the plan New York continues to fall short of phosphorus … [Read more...] about NY still falls short on Lake Champlain phosphorus targets
Researchers gear up for comprehensive monitoring of hundreds of lakes By Zachary Matson Scientists planning a far-reaching survey of climate change want to take the temperature of Adirondack lakes -- continuously and at different depths. By … [Read more...] about What can Adirondack lakes tell us about climate change?
Robert Blais is believed to be the longest-serving mayor in the United States. He's retiring at the end of March after 52 years in office By Paul Post There's no riding off into the sunset for the man celebrated as America's longest-serving … [Read more...] about For Lake George mayor, a long career dedicated to lake protection
Researchers hope to link monitoring program to other scientific projects By Zachary Matson The Adirondack Watershed Institute at Paul Smith’s College this month took charge of the region’s longest-standing water quality monitoring program with … [Read more...] about AWI takes over long-term lake monitoring
Applications to state agencies underway, despite pending litigation By Gwendolyn Craig Ongoing litigation over herbicide use in Lake George isn’t stopping the lake’s regulatory body from attempting chemical treatment for Eurasian watermilfoil … [Read more...] about Lake George Park Commission tries new bid for milfoil herbicide
Judges weigh argument that state must study lake capacity before approving projects A new legal theory reached the state’s appellate courts in 2022 and could lead to judicial guidance on the state’s responsibility to study Adirondack lakes in more … [Read more...] about 2022 Explored: Carrying Capacity