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March 23, 2019 | Article

Lake George Will Take More Than a Village

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

Longevity on Lake George: Mayor's Tenure Spans 5 Decades

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

Lake George's Push to Use Less Road Salt

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

John Barber Wore Many Hats

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

Sewer Plant Project to Bust Village Tax Cap

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 | Press Release

10 Areas in Town of Lake George Identified as Priorities for Protecting Lake from Aging Septic Systems

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

Lake George Waterkeeper Earns Environmental Award

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

Lake George Waterkeeper Recognized for Algal Bloom Efforts

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

Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky Wins Statewide Award

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

Lake Protection is Everyone's Business

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.

January 17, 2019 | Article

Lake George Benefits from New State Program to Combat Harmful Algal Blooms

January 17, 2019, Lake George Mirror | Re-affirming the many connections between a clean environment and a healthy economy, nearly all the state’s Regional Economic Development grants awarded to Lake George basin communities in December will protect or improve water quality.

January 1, 2019 | Article

Bravo: Business Leaders Join in Protecting Lake

January 1, 2019, The Post Star | Bravos to Lake George business leaders and The FUND for Lake George for forming a new group called the “Council of Business Advisors” to continue an ongoing discussion about how to protect the water quality in the Lake.

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