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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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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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March 2020 Lake Trout Newsletter

Posted: 3/23/2020

Mark's Message

The best word I can think of to describe the current environment is “unprecedented”. As someone who has been invested in the Schroon Lake community for most of my 70+ years, we have dealt with a number of issues, but nothing compares to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

There have bee...

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Help Wanted

Posted: 3/16/2020

Last year the SLA initiated an ambitious sonar project to survey the lake bottom to identify areas that may support invasive species and is currently looking for help.  The mapping process uses a Lowrance sonar plotter requiring a small boat and motor operating at < 5 mph with minimal wake. The plotter records a 30 ft wide path on a small d...

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LAKE ASSOCIATIONS AID SCHROON IN FIGHT AGAINST INVASIVES

Posted: 8/29/2017

SLA, PLA AND ESSLA BUY BOAT DECONTAMINATION STATION FOR THE TOWN AND CELEBRATE ITS INSTALLATION AUGUST 31

In an unprecedented community watershed effort, the Schroon Lake Association, The Paradox Lake Association and the East Shore Schroon Lake Association have joined together to purchase a boat decontamination station (BDS) for use by the ...

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