Chris has been the Lake George Waterkeeper for over ten years; a program initiated by the Fund for Lake George in 2002. The Lake George Waterkeeper program utilizes engineering and science based approach to defend the natural public resources of Lake George and its basin for the common good of the watershed and community. Chris has been recognized as the 2005 Conservationist of the Year by the Adirondack Council and has been featured in publications such as Adirondack Life. Chris is a graduate from the SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse University in environmental engineering and a licensed Professional Engineer in New York and Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming the Waterkeeper, Chris worked for 16 years in consulting engineering focused on site development and municipal engineering with strengths in wastewater design, stormwater management and erosion control. The Lake George Waterkeeper is a member of Waterkeeper Alliance which has over 175 waterkeepers protecting waterbodies around the world.
Chris Navitsky, PE
Lake George Waterkeeper