At New York's Lake George, a 32-mile-long lake located in the Adirondack Mountains, more than 60 researchers are now turning to sensors and connected systems to better understand environmental threats—including road salt, agricultural contaminants, invasive species and the growth of algae—so that they can better protect the lake and its water.[read more]
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Minnesota Sea Grant's "Clean Your Boat Video" provides information on aquatic invaders and tips on how to properly clean your boat so that you will not spread them.read more
FEMA finds extra disaster aid money just in time (update)
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FEMA finds extra disaster aid money just in timeread more
Judge: Municipalities can’t regulate boathouses
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Phosphorus Enters Surface Waters from Lawns, Fields,Failed Septics
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Hydrilla Threatens Finger Lakes
The invasive aquatic plant Hydrilla verticillata, has invaded the Cayuga Inlet. Hydrilla, often referred to as one of the world's worst invasive aquatic plants
- A clear-cut description and explanation of Hydrofracturing. The history, some common techniques, and introduction to some of the equipment and chemicals commonly used in the operation.
Last week the LGA represented the Lake George region at a state assembly hearing on invasive species.
The Lake George Association is very grateful to Warren County for passing a new invasive species transport law - the first county in all of New York State to do so.
Apps for the Environment EPA is challenging you to get creative and find new ways to use and deliver EPA data in an app!
Apps for the Environment
EPA is challenging you to get creative and find new ways to use and deliver EPA data in an app!read more
Your U.S. Senators may cast a critical clean water vote soon. They need to hear from you. The Senate is pulling out the dictionaries for this debate over our water. The question they have to answer is: whether "ALL" means "everything" or whether it means "only things that aren't inconvenient"read more
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Look for the gaspumps to find out the latest prices on gas at our local marinas.read more
SCHUMER LAUNCHES PLAN FOR FIRST-EVER RAPID RESPONSE GRANT PROGRAM TO COMBAT AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES BEFORE THEY SPREAD – UNWELCOME PLANTS & ANIMALS ARE WREAKING HAVOC ON UPSTATE WATERWAYS, RECREATION, BOATING & TOURISM
Here is a great video on stopping the spread of invasive species. Created by the Lake George Associationread more
Lake sturgeon is a native fish species that has been designated a species of concern across the Great Lakes Region and the five year release plan will try to establish a healthy population http://bit.ly/GB5fRAread more
Here is great information from the EPA on Algal Blooms
Harmful algal blooms are a major environmental problem in all 50 states. Known as red tides, blue-green algae or cyanobacteria, harmful algal blooms have severe impacts on human health, aquatic ecosystems and the economy.
- What are harmful algal blooms?
- What are the effects of harmful algal blooms?
- What causes harmful algal blooms?
With these up and down Temperatures, these are good tips to keep in mind.read more
"The web site fills a communication gap and creates a more informed and inclusive community.”
Lake Titus Protective Association Member.read more
Thanks for publishing the two perspective columns on “Troubled Water” regarding the cleanup of Lake Champlain in the Feb. 1 edition.
Unfortunately, neither Elizabeth Courtney nor James Ehlers addresses the true cause of the water pollution, which is the tremendous growth of the human population in the Lake Champlain basin in recent decades. In just Chittenden County the population has grown from 75,000 in 1960 to 160,000 in 2013 or 111 percent.
At New York's Lake George, a 32-mile-long lake located in the Adirondack Mountains, more than 60 researchers are now turning to sensors and connected systems to better understand environmental threats—including road salt, agricultural contaminants, invasive species and the growth of algae—so that they can better protect the lake and its water.read more
St. Paul - Anyone who pulls a boat or other piece of water-related equipment on a trailer would have to complete and pass a course on preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species, under a proposal the DNR was set to unveil this week.
The program would go into effect in 2015. People who pass the course would be given a decal to attach to their trailer. It would be valid for three years.read more
GOP senator holds key to Lake Superior mine
Now GOP legislators find themselves locked in one of the most intense debates over how to balance business and the environment Wisconsin has seen in years. Assembly Republicans passed a bill last month that dramatically reforms the state's mining laws.
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