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Happy Independence Day Weekend

Happy Independence Day Weekend

Posted: 7/1/2020

We have been fortunate here in the North Country with a relatively low number of Covid cases and in order to help us keep it that way, we urge everyone to continue to practice social distancing and wear masks to help prevent the spread of the disease and avoid another potential shutdown, if numbers begin to increase.  As community members and ...

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SLA request for renewal of Cloudsplitter Grant

SLA request for renewal of Cloudsplitter Grant

Posted: 6/27/2020

With the harvesting of milfoil underway currently, and with the State and local funding difficulties we find ourselves faced with, SLA President Mark Granger has sent a letter to Cloudsplitter Foundation.  The letter below requests a renewal of the grant which was of very significant help with the costs involved in bottom-mapping last year. Th...

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Milfoil Harvesting

Milfoil Harvesting

Posted: 6/26/2020

Summer is in full swing here at the lake.  The Boat Wash station at Severance is operating every day, and the Stewards are checking boats at the boat launch in town daily.  Water sampling through CSLAP has been taking place, and surveying of the lake bottom is getting started.

The 2020 Milfoil Harvesting program has been finalized...

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Adirondack Lakes Alliance Webinar on Climate Change

Posted: 6/18/2020

Earlier this week, the Adirondack Lakes Alliance presented a webinar with guest speaker, Curt Stager who shared his findings on climate change and the impact to the Adirondacks and our lakes and rivers.  You can see the very interesting presentation at the link below.

ALA website 
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Mark's Message

Posted: 6/16/2020

Happy Summer. While it's hard to believe it is already the second week of June, I’m glad to report that your Schroon Lake Association (SLA) is already hard at work on our mission for Summer 2020.  

Boat Launch & Decontamination Station
We have opened and are operating the Boat Launch at the Schro...

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2019 Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program (CSLAP) Report for Schroon Lake Just Posted

Posted: 6/5/2020

The Schroon Lake 2019 CSLAP Report has been posted on our website.  You can find the full report (in two parts) on our Lake Reports page.  Below you will find some Q&A summarizing the condition of our lake but its definitely worth reading the full report when you have time.

Q. What is the condition of the lake?

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Invasive Species Awareness Week June 7-13th 2020

Invasive Species Awareness Week June 7-13th 2020

Posted: 6/3/2020

Members and Friends, you may be interested in some training that is coming up, run by the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP).  APIPP is one of many organizations offering free, online learning as part of a state-wide Invasive Species Awareness Week. Below are descriptions of the two training sessions available through APIPP.  ...

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Let Us Remember

Posted: 5/24/2020

We hope you are enjoying your Memorial Day weekend, as we experience glorious summer weather and fun on the water.  The boat wash station is operating on Route 74 and the stewards are at the boat launches.

However, let us remember the reason for our holiday weekend, and give pause to honor every veteran who lost their life.  Let u...

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Summer is coming and preparation is underway!

Posted: 5/13/2020



Now that we have finally seen the last of the snow showers here in Schroon (hopefully!), we continue to work hard to be ready for visitors to the lake.  With the NY Forward Phase I reopening to begin on Friday, May 15, we will be ready for boaters.  This means that the boat wash stations are currently being set up for the season!...

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Watch Out for Hitchhikers!

Posted: 4/28/2020

We are finally starting to have a hint of the summer weather we are all so looking forward to, and with that comes the desire to get out on the water.  This is also a time to be thinking about aquatic invasive species.  Boats are reappearing on our local waterways, and some are moving from lake to lake and pond to pond.  Despite our ...

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