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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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SLA Announcement Postponement of the 2020 Annual Craft Fair

SLA Announcement Postponement of the 2020 Annual Craft Fair

Posted: 4/19/2020

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Schroon Lake Association Board has voted to postponed the 51st Craft Fair from July 18, 2020 to Saturday, July 17, 2021.  The Board regrets having to make this decision but after much consideration of available information and in the interest of public safety, the Board felt that this was the best deci...

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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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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Posted: 1/17/2020

It has been said that “hindsight is 2020” and, as we look forward to the start of a new decade, I would encourage you to think back on the memories made on the lake we love. We all love the purity of our waters, the beauty of our mountains, beaches and streams, the sound of loons calling an...

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SLA 19 NEWS AND HOLIDAY GREETINGS

Posted: 12/15/2019

Dear SLA Members and Friends:

We find ourselves at that time of the year for family and friends and at least quiet joy. Many of the world’s religions have scheduled major Holidays at this time of year as we enjoy and/or suffer through these next two weeks. Our beautiful watershed nestled in snowy mountains creates incredible surround...

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The water sentinels

The water sentinels

Posted: 11/25/2019

Lake associations keep watch for aquatic invaders and water degradation.

By SARA RUBERG | Adirondack Explorer...

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