News Blog Category: News

Protect Clean Water and Jobs in the Adirondacks

Posted: 4/29/2021

The current aquatic invasive species transport law will expire on June 1, 2021.  Please help protect our lake waters and byways by contacting your legistrators by April 30 at the following link!

Aquatic Invasive Species Transport Law

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Schroon Lake

Schroon Lake's Fight against Aquatic Invasives

Posted: 12/28/2020

Our own Schroon Lake, and its efforts to prevent further invasive species from entering the lake, was the lead in this recent Adirondack Explorer article.  It discusses whether the current 2016 law in place is strong enough to protect our waterways from the invasive species threat.  Are higher fines enough to win the battle?

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Celebrate the new Randy Preston Road Salt Reduction Act

Posted: 12/11/2020

Read about the good news on reducing the destructive effects of road salt.  This is a big achievement for all concerned with the quality of our lakes in the Adirondacks.

Randy Preston Road Salt Reduction Act...

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New Shelter for Boatwash Stewards

New Shelter for Boatwash Stewards

Posted: 8/26/2020

The Schroon Lake Association, along with the town of Schroon and the Paradox Lake Association, purchased a new shed for the Boat Wash Station on Route 74 at Severence.  The SLA received a $1,000 grant from the Community Fund for the Gore Mountain Region to assist in funding this purchase.  This will provide much needed shelter for the ste...

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Water Week with the Adirondack Water Institute

Posted: 8/14/2020

Please join the Adirondack Water Institute for Water Week and celebrate one of our most precious and valued resources in the Adirondacks, our freshwater. Learn more about our aquatic resources and discover ways you can take action to protect our waterways. This year's inaugural event focuses on the Legacy of Adirondack Waters and features a week-lo...

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SLA Lake Education Meeting

Posted: 7/26/2020

Schroon Lake Association will hold a Lake Education Virtual Meeting on Thursday, July 30 from 7:00-8:30pm ET.  Learn more about what the SLA does and see an interview with Neil Chippendale about his mapping project of the Schroon Lake lake bottom.

Virtual Meeting: Facebook.com/SLCS ...

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Good News for Clean Air

Good News for Clean Air

Posted: 7/16/2020

We had some good news yesterday from the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.  Please read the full details from the Adirondack Council's press release at the link below.

CLEAN AIR...

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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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