Sunday, June 12, 2022

Lake George Association Launches Bay-by-Bay Lake Protection Events

Lake GeorgeLAKE GEORGE – With the water quality threats facing Lake George varying in type and intensity at different points along its 32-mile length, the Lake George Association (LGA) is presenting a series of educational programs to help property owners understand what’s ailing the water quality in their neighborhood and what they can do to help. The LGA’s 2022 Bay-by-Bay Summer Event Series will kick off on Tuesday, June 14, and Wednesday, June 15 at Warner Bay in the town of Queensbury.

A walking tour will be held on June 14 beginning at 4 p.m. This one-hour tour will introduce the priority issues facing the Bay. Attendance is limited to 12 participants and registration is required. The starting location for the tour will be provided upon registration. On Wednesday, June 15, from 4-6 p.m. at the North Queensbury Fire House, the LGA will present a detailed presentation on the greatest threats facing Warner Bay and provide specific guidance on actions residential and commercial property owners can take on their properties as Lake Protectors to safeguard water quality.

The Warner Bay events are hosted by Thalia Chase of Castaway Marina.

Similar Bay-by-Bay events will be held at:

• Oneida (Van Buren) Bay:

Walking tour on Monday, June 27, at 4 p.m., community presentation on Tuesday, June 28, at 4 p.m., hosted by Virginia Rowan Smith and Stephanie Wagoner.

• Harris Bay:

Walking tours at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., and community meeting at 4 p.m., all on Wednesday, July 13; boat tours at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19. All events hosted by Charlie Crew;

• Pilot Knob:

Walking tour at 10 a.m. and community meeting at 7 p.m., both on Tuesday, July 26, hosted by Bill and Dale Creighton;

• Dunhams Bay:

Walking tour on Tuesday, August 23, at 10 a.m., community meeting on Wednesday, August 24, at 4 p.m., hosted by Dan Davies.

For complete details and to register, visit www.lakegeorgeassociation.org/act-now/bay-by-bay. Starting locations for any of the walking tours will be provided upon registration.

Anyone interested in becoming a Lake Protector can visit: www.lakegeorgeassociation.org/user/register.

Photo at top: Lake George South from Record Hill, Anthony’s Nose. Photo courtesy of Carl Heilman II, Almanack archive photo. 

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