Posts Tagged ‘Lake George Battlefield Park’

Friday, July 28, 2023

Environmental notice bulletin: Comments due Aug. 2-3

Last week’s DEC environmental notice bulletin showed the following projects on the docket for public comment.

  • The Lodge at Schroon Lake is proposing to add 32 boat slips to a previously permitted dock. The DEC is reviewing a permit under Article 15 Title 27, Wild, Scenic and Recreational Rivers. The dock is under the jurisdiction of the state Office of General Services, according to the project notice. Public comments must be submitted by Aug. 3 to Benjamin M. Shubert, NYSDEC Region 5 Headquarters, 1115 State Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977 or emailed to DEP.R5@dec.ny.gov.
  • The new Lake George Visitor Information Center in the Lake George Beach and Battlefield Park, Town of Lake George is seeking to install a concrete accessible path. It will connect to the center and a network of existing paved paths. It will be 5-feet wide and a maximum of 220-feet long. To view the work plan, go to: https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/lands_forests_pdf/workplanvicpath.pdf. Public comments will be accepted until Aug. 2. Comments may be sent to Mitchell Krah NYSDEC Region 5, Division of Lands and Forests, PO Box 296, Ray Brook, NY 12983, or email mitchell.krah@dec.ny.gov.
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Thursday, June 2, 2022

New Visitor Interpretive Center Opens in Lake George Battlefield Park


On Wednesday, May 25, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced the opening of the new Lake George Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) at 75 Fort George Road in Lake George. The new facility will enhance the visitor experience at DEC’s Lake George Battlefield Park and also serve as the new headquarters for the Lake George Park Commission.

“DEC and our partners at the Lake George Battlefield Park Alliance are dedicated to preserving the beauty and history of Lake George through interpretive work and public education,” DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos said. “The VIC will provide park visitors with a welcoming and inclusive space that guides them on a historical journey through artifacts and interpretive displays. Bringing DEC, the Lake George Battlefield Park Alliance, and the Lake George Park Commission under one roof demonstrates the close partnerships working together to improve visitor education, recreation, and conservation in this environmentally unique and historic region of New York.”

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