Mike Horn is succeeding Jamie Brown who served as LGLC’s Executive Director from 2015 to October of this year. [Read more…] about Lake George Land Conservancy Names New Executive
Lake George Land Conservancy
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has protected 150 acres of Bolton, NY uplands in Warren County through the use of a conservation easement, a tool used by land trusts that keep land in private ownership while protecting the land’s conservation values.
The property includes one mile of stream corridor and 10 acres of wetland within the Indian Brook tributary of Lake George. [Read more…] about 150 Acres Protected At Lake George
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has announced that Jamie Brown, Executive Director, has decided to pursue his passion of “making land deals” with The Open Space Institute (OSI), effective October 5th. [Read more…] about LGLC Executive Director Resigns, Search for Replacement Underway
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
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.