LAKE GEORGE – If three little words can spread faster than aquatic invasive species, the future of Lake George looks clear and bright.
“Clean, drained and dry,” the instructors repeated throughout a hands-on training Wednesday on how to inspect and decontaminate water vessels.
The training was being held for the new Lake George Park Commission’s Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program, a mandatory inspection initiative that kicks off May 15. The program will staff six stations, at the two state-owned launches at Mossy Point and Rogers Rock; Norowal Marina in Bolton; an inspection station on Transfer Road near Northway Exit 21; Dunham’s Bay launch in Queensbury; and Huletts Landing Marina on the east side of the lake.
“This is the only program east of the Mississippi,” said Lake George Park Commission Executive Director Dave Wick…