The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has recently protected 150 acres adjoining Prospect Mountain in the south basin of Lake George. The property includes the headwaters of a main branch of West Brook, one of Lake George’s largest tributaries. In total, more than one mile of stream corridor has been protected. [Read more…] about 150 Acres on Prospect Mt & West Brook at Lake George Protected
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The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently purchased 154 acres in the Town of Putnam, in the northeast region of Lake George. The land was purchased from the Rota and Rota-Poulin family, who had stewarded the property for multiple generations. [Read more…] about 154 Acres Added to Lake George Sucker Brook Preserve
Early-bird registration for the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) Hike-A-Thon is now open. The Hike-A-Thon is set for July 5th, is free and open to the public and offers a variety of hiking and paddle options. [Read more…] about 9th Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon Registration Open
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has announced the addition of Paul Bell to its Board of Directors. Bell is a resident of Silver Bay, New York, and Pennington, New Jersey. [Read more…] about Paul Bell Joins Lake George Land Conservancy Board
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and partners are reporting that they have completed this year’s treatment to control and prevent the spread of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) on New York State “Forever Wild” Forest Preserve lands at Lake George in Washington County, as part of an ongoing, multi-year effort.
DEC confirmed the HWA infestation in August. The affected hemlock trees were located in the Glen Island Campground on the shore of Lake George, along the shoreline of Shelving Rock Special Management Area, at the Buck Mountain Trailhead, and on Dome Island. [Read more…] about Lake George Invasive Species Infestation Update
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) hosted its 4th Annual Amy’s Adventure Race for the Lake this year on the weekend of October 1st.
Due to COVID-19, the race was held “virtually,” meaning that runners could choose to run the usual race route at the LGLC’s Amy’s Park in Bolton Landing or run 4.5 miles at a location of their choice. [Read more…] about Lake George Advocates Report Successful Virtual Race for the Lake
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), which confirmed an invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) infestation at Lake George in August, says that the infestation affects nearly 250 acres and 1.5 miles of shoreline on Forest Preserve lands in the towns of Dresden and Fort Ann, Washington County.
The affected hemlocks are located along in the busy Glen Island Campground area of the Narrows, including Glen Island and camping areas on the eastern shoreline. This is the second known infestation of HWA in the Adirondacks; an earlier infestation is believed to have been brought under control at the summit of Prospect Mountain, reached by the Prospect Mountain Veteran Memorial Highway, just outside Lake George Village.
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has announced that Carl Heilman, II, a Brant Lake (Warren County) resident and renowned photographer and author, has been awarded the 2020 Henry M. Rowan Conservation Award.
The award is given annually to recognize exemplary individuals and organizations for their conservation efforts around Lake George. [Read more…] about Adirondacks Photog Carl Heilman Honored with Rowan Award
Lyme disease expert Dr. Holly Ahern is set to give a talk about Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, on August 5th, as the third presenter of the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC)’s Online Living Lands Series. Two additional presentations will follow, each taking place on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 pm. [Read more…] about Lyme Disease Expert Continues Living Lands Series
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is holding its 21st annual Land and Water Conservation Celebration online this year. The virtual event will begin July 31st and end August 2nd, and will include the premier of the organization’s new five-minute video to raise awareness of its mission. [Read more…] about Lake George Land Conservancy Moves Annual Celebration Online