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
The Town of Bolton and the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) have announced their intention to purchase a 62 acre parcel of land in the town on the west side of Lake George in Warren County known as Bradley’s Lookout.
The Town is expected to purchase the property from the LGLC following the latter’s expected acquisition later this summer. The property will be encumbered by a conservation easement held by the LGLC. [Read more…] about Bradley’s Lookout Over Lake George Being Protected
The property includes 1,300 feet of Fairy Brook, a small tributary of Lake George which drains north into Lake Champlain at Ticonderoga and ultimately into the Richelieu and then St. Lawrence Rivers into the North Atlantic. [Read more…] about Portion of Lake George Tributary Protected
During Prohibition the social life of so many Americans was made criminal overnight. Here’s a little nugget from the July 2, 1931 Ticonderoga Sentinel.
One wonders if the men arrested here ever served any hard time. I suspect they did. [Read more…] about July 1931: Prohibition Agents Seize A Still Near Lake George
Lake George Arts Project Staff and Board of Directors have decided to cancel the Summer Concert Series and Jazz at the Lake programs for this year. The Summer Concert Series was scheduled for Wednesdays nights in July and August and Jazz at the Lake was scheduled for September 19 and 20, both in Shepard Park in Lake George. [Read more…] about Lake George Jazz, Summer Concert Series Cancelled
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has received a grant of $150,000 from the Helen V. Froehlich Foundation for watershed protection efforts, particularly in the Huletts Landing area on the east side of Lake George.
This is the 26th consecutive grant awarded to the LGLC from the Foundation, bringing their total giving to the LGLC more than $3.9 million for land and lake protection projects. [Read more…] about $150k For Lake George Land Conservation
The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has announced that its annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon will take place virtually this year, due to the ongoing pandemic. [Read more…] about Lake George Hike-A-Thon Going Virtual
The gates at the Mossy Point and Rogers Rock Boat Launches on Lake George will be closed overnight this boating season as part of the Lake George Park Commission’s (LGPC) Boat Inspection Program and DEC’s efforts to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. [Read more…] about Lake George Boat Launches Being Gated Overnight
The Bolton Town Board has closed the popular trail to The Pinnacle, an overlook of Lake George above Bolton Landing.
Bolton Supervisor Ron Conover said that the trailhead’s small parking area and summit area make it difficult for users to maintain social distance as required by state law during the COVID-19 outbreak. [Read more…] about Popular Lake George Hike To The Pinnacle Is Closed
New York State Museum Cultural Resource Survey Program (CRSP) archaeologists Barry Dale, Aaron Gore, and Steve Moragne will speak on excavations they led of prehistoric and colonial remains adjacent to the historic Lake George Million Dollar Beach. [Read more…] about Lake George Archeology Digs Subject of Barroom Talk