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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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Help Create Buffers along our Waterways

Posted: 2/18/2021

The Buffer in a Bag program from the DEC, provides organizations and private landowners with free tree and shrub seedlings to help establish, or improve, a stream buffer on their property. Plantings alongside waterbodies create wildlife habitat and improve water quality. 

Please see all the details and requirements for the program here...

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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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Memorial Service for Former Board Member Merritt Hulst

Posted: 11/30/2020

For those of you who would like to participate in the Zoom Memorial Service for Merritt Hulst, to take place on Sunday, December 13 at 2pm EST, please email to receive the link to join. ...

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Laketrout Telegram from our President

Laketrout Telegram from our President

Posted: 11/24/2020

November gives us the opportunity to look back on the things the SLA accomplished this year and at the same time give thanks to those who made them possible.

2020 was a remarkable year full of turmoil, courage, sadness, adversity, pandemic and the death of over 250,000 Americans from Covid-19. Our small community was incredibly challenged b...

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SLA loses one of its Strongest Supporters

Posted: 11/17/2020

We are very sad to report that our dear friend Merritt Hulst passed away on November 16, 2020, after years of battling cancer.   We will miss him terribly, but he is at last at peace.

Merritt was an extraordinary person - wise, witty and fun loving. He had tenacious strength, especially when it came to protecting our Adirondacks. He wo...

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APIPP Invasive Species for Hikers and Bikers Workshop Coming Up

Posted: 9/9/2020

ATTENTION HIKERS, UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Prevent the Spread of Invasive Species - Hiker and Biker Edition

a.      Date: Wednesday, September 16th 5:30 to 7:00

b.      Hosted ONLINE via Zoom, RSVP Required, Register here:

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Adirondack Water Week Recordings Now Available

Posted: 8/30/2020

If you were unable to tune in live to any of the extremely interesting programs that the Adirondack Watershed Institute ran last week on Zoom, here is your opportunity to catch up.  You can get the link to all the seminars at their website.  The link is below.


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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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