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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?
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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...
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...
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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