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August 29, 2019 | Press Release

DEC to Begin Closing Gates Overnight at Mossy Point and Rogers Rock Boat Launches on Sept. 6

August 29, 2019 | The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will begin closing the gates at the Mossy Point and Rogers Rock Boat Launches on Lake George on September 6 as part of a pilot program to increase protection from aquatic invasive species on the lake. The callboxes were provided by The FUND for Lake George.

August 24, 2019 | Article

Advanced Research Making Lake George "Smartest" in World

August 24, 2019, Daily Gazette | "Lake George is, now, the smartest lake in the world," says Eric Siy, executive director of The FUND for Lake George, thanks to an unprecedented, collaborative effort between The FUND, IBM Research and RPI to create The Jefferson Project — the world's most advanced environmental monitoring project.

August 23, 2019 | Article

FUND Set to Finance Septic Upgrades in Lake George

August 23, 2019, Lake George Mirror | Residents of the Town of Lake George who agree to have their septic systems inspected and maintained will be eligible for grants to modernize and improve them. Of the town’s nearly 400 septic systems within 500 feet of the shore of Lake George and 100 feet of major tributaries, one-third are near or past their life expectancy, which is thirty to forty years.

August 2, 2019 | Article

Lake-wide Clean-Up Day Aug. 3

August 2, 2019, Lake George Mirror | A lake-wide clean-up day, sponsored by The FUND and Lake George Waterkeeper, will be held on Saturday, August 3.

June 16, 2019 | Newsletter

Annual Meeting Set for The FUND for Lake George

June 16, 2019, The Post Star | Harmful algal blooms, road salt, invasive species, public and private projects, and other water quality topics will be covered at The FUND for Lake George’s annual meeting.

June 4, 2019 | Article

Officials dedicate Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George

May 29, 2019, Post Star | Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky said the park has been doing better than expected in removing potential contaminants from the lake. Environmental officials had the goal of removing 50% of the phosphorous and 90% of the total suspended sediments running off from the Route 9 commercial corridor. The actual numbers show that 85% of the phosphorous has been removed and 92% of the suspended sediments have been removed.

May 29, 2019 | Article

POLITICO: Venetia Lannon Joins FUND Board

May 29, 2019, POLITICO | Venetia Lannon, the former NYS deputy secretary for the environment, has been elected to the board of trustees of The FUND for Lake George.

May 24, 2019 | Article

Freshwater Expert Sandra Postel to Keynote The FUND's Annual Meeting

May 24, 2019, Lake George Mirror | Sandra Postel, one of the nation's foremost advocates for clean, wild water and the ecosystems it supports, will be the keynote speaker at The FUND for Lake George's annual meeting, to be held this year on Saturday, July 6, at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing.

May 23, 2019 | Press Release

Governor Cuomo Announces Grand Opening of New Boat Wash Station at Adirondacks Welcome Center

May 23, 2019 | Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the latest action in New York's comprehensive efforts to prevent the spread of invasive species with the grand opening of the state's most advanced boat inspection and decontamination station at the recently completed Adirondacks Welcome Center on Interstate 87 in Queensbury, Warren County.

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