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.

December 28, 2018 | Article

Pollution Named No. 3 Environmental Threat to the Adirondacks

December 28, 2018, Lake Placid News | The Lake Placid News polled environmental groups and colleges in the region and state agencies about the top five environmental threats to the Adirondack Park. No. 3 was pollution.

December 25, 2018 | Article

Lake George-Area Businesses Form New Council to Talk Economy and Environment

December 25, 2018, The Post Star | Business leaders and a Lake advocacy group are coming together to talk shop about protecting Lake George water quality, which is tied to a $2 billion regional tourism economy. They’re meeting in a new group called the Council of Business Advisors, organized by the nonprofit organization, The FUND for Lake George.

December 18, 2018 | Press Release

Statement from The FUND for Lake George and Lake George Waterkeeper Regarding Grants to the Town of Bolton, Town of Hague, Town of Lake George and Village of Lake George in the 2018 New York State Regional Economic Council Awards

December 18, 2018 | By making nearly $2 million in grants to support necessary infrastructure upgrades, the State of New York is acknowledging the proactive leadership of shoreline communities in addressing conditions that threaten the lake’s legendary clarity and, left uncorrected, could cause irreversible damage to water quality.

December 16, 2018 | Article

Water Quality Matters

December 2018, The Hague Chronicle | The Town of Lake George has become the first municipality in North America to earn the Sustainable Winter Management (SWiM) Program certification for employing best practices in maintaining safe winter driving conditions while reducing the use of road salt.