March 31, 2019 | Article
March 31, 2019, City & State New York | The New York State FY 2020 Budget will invest an additional $500 million in clean water infrastructure, building on the State's historic $2.5 billion investment.
March 30, 2019 | Article
March 30, 2019, Times Union | On behalf of all who care about the future of Lake George, we thank the Times Union Editorial Board for calling attention to the urgent need for state funding to help replace the failing wastewater treatment plant at Lake George Village.
March 28, 2019 | Article
March 28, 2019, Sun Community News | The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation granted approval to final engineering plans for a new wastewater treatment plant, predicted to cost $22 million on March 8, 2019.
March 27, 2019 | Press Release
March 27, 2019 | The FUND for Lake George is pleased to announce that Sandra Postel, one of the world’s foremost authorities on freshwater stewardship, will be the keynote speaker at its Annual Meeting on Saturday, July 6, at the Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing.
March 23, 2019 | Article
March 23, 2019, Times Union | New York State has an obligation to help protect Lake George, a lake that's both a natural treasure and a jewel of the State's tourism industry.
March 16, 2019 | Article
March 16, 2019, Times Union | "(Mayor) Bob (Blais) is a force of nature and for nature. He has the ability to engage diverse people with that passion that he has and that this special place evokes," said Eric Siy, Executive Director of The FUND for Lake George.
March 1, 2019 | Article
March 1, 2019, New York NOW | This feature story looks at The FUND and partners like the Town of Lake George have a plan to help keep salt out of its beloved body of water.
February 14, 2019 | Article
February 2019, Lake George Mirror | When longtime Silver Bay resident John Barber passed away on December 26, Lake George lost a true champion.
February 14, 2019 | Article
February 14, 2019, The Post Star | EDC Warren County President Edward Bartholomew and The FUND's Executive Director Eric Siy testified before a joint legislative hearing on the Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive budget to advocate for funding to replace the Lake George Wastewater Treatment Plant.
February 12, 2019 | Article
February 12, 2019, The Post Star | The Lake George Septic Initiative report has identified 10 areas around the lake at the greatest risk from failing septic systems.
February 12, 2019 | Press Release
February 12, 2019 | With a goal of protecting Lake George from aging septic systems, The FUND for Lake George and Lake George Waterkeeper have completed a major assessment of near-shore systems on behalf of the Town of Lake George, identifying 10 areas of the Town deserving of priority attention, and offering a series of recommendations for preventive or corrective actions.
February 6, 2019 | Article
February 6, 2019, The Saratogian | Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky has earned a statewide award for his work studying algae near the lake shore to identify and prioritize pollution sources.
February 1, 2019 | Article
February 1, 2019, The Post Star | Chris Navitsky will be honored for his study of nearshore algal blooms, the results of which have led to a septic system replacement program at Dunhams Bay in Queensbury, and a multi-layered prioritization map to identify septic system problem areas in the Town of Lake George.
January 30, 2019 | Press Release
January 30, 2019 | Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky, PE, has been selected as the recipient of a statewide award for his work using the study of algae near the shore of the Lake to identify and prioritize potential sources of pollutants. The Lake George Waterkeeper is a program of The FUND for Lake George.
January 17, 2019 | Article
January 17, 2019, Lake George Mirror | According to Jeff Killeen, the chairman of The FUND for Lake George’s Board of Trustees, “the environment and the economy are two sides of the same coin.” To foster the health of both, The FUND has created a new program, The Business of Lake Protection.