Algae Survey Shows Hot Spots in Lake George

The Post Star

Preliminary results of a study on Lake George show that Mohican Point, south of Bolton, experienced more algae production than anywhere else in the lake. It's not clear what the source of the algae growth is, but the study is the first step in helping researchers find out.

The algae collection was a part of The Jefferson Project, a water-quality monitoring and mapping effort carried out by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, The Fund for Lake George and IBM. 

Rick Relyea, director of the project, updated the Lake George Park Commission on Tuesday about the study's results at the commission's meeting in Bolton Town Hall.


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