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Asian Clams Are Here to Stay: Living with Lake George's Latest Invasive

September 14, 2018, The Lake George Mirror | The Lake George Park Commission’s annual lake-wide invasive species survey, conducted with volunteers over a course of four days in August, found a colony of Asian clams entrenched across a 20-acre site at the mouth of Hague Brook. It is now one of 24 known sites in Lake George infested with Asian clams.

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As Lakes with Algal Blooms Grow, So Does Jefferson Project’s Profile

September 14, 2018, The Lake George Mirror | Lake George, unlike the other eleven upstate New York lakes eligible for funding under a new $65 million program announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo last winter, has never experienced toxic algae, which can endanger critical sources of drinking water as well as local, tourist-driven economies.

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From the Skaneateles Lake Association

September 10, 2018, The Post-Star | Read about the Skaneateles Lake Association’s initial outreach early this Spring to facilitate a working relationship with The FUND for Lake George and the Jefferson Project for the benefit of both Skaneateles Lake and Lake George.

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Invasive aquatic plants get sucked up on Lake George

September 9, 2018, The Post-Star | Milfoil are rooted plants with whorled leaves that can form dense canopies, blocking out light for other native plants, according to the federally sponsored Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force. They can choke out water bodies, restricting swimming, boating and even clogging water intake pipes.

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Invasive Asian Clams Colonizing Delta at Mouth of Hague Brook

September 7, 2018, The Lake George Mirror | The Lake George Park Commission’s annual lake-wide invasive species survey, conducted with volunteers over a course of four days in August, found new populations of Asian clams, the Commission reports.

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Lake George Land Conservancy Dedicates Preserve in Huletts Landing

September 7, 2018, The Lake George Mirror | The Leeming Jelliffe Preserve, an upland bluff at Huletts Landing protected by the Lake George Land Conservancy. According to the Conservancy, the opening of the preserve’s trails “launches a larger campaign to provide further protection of the ridgelines and stream corridors within the Huletts Landing area.”

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Lake George sewage plant design gets OK

August 19, 2018, The Post-Star | The village has received tentative approval from the state Department of Environmental Conservation for the design of its new wastewater treatment plant — a project now estimated to cost $25 million.

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Taking the Jefferson Project on the Road to Other Fresh Water Bodies

August 17, 2018, The Lake George Mirror | Dr. John Kelly, the Director of IBM Research, noted at The FUND for Lake George’s annual meeting on July 7 that the Jefferson Project’s mission was to both maintain a facility in Bolton Landing to study and protect Lake George “into perpetuity,” while, at the same time, “globalizing” the technology developed here.

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