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Schroon Lake joins the ADK Loon-Friendly Lake Certification Program

Posted: 6/10/2021

SLA and ESSLA have joined the Adirondack Loon-Friendly Lake Certification Program.  If you are interested in learning more about this program, and help the loons you see on Schroon Lake, find out more information at the following link.  Loon-Friendly

There will be on-line training sessions offer throughout the summer (pre-registra...

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New York Invasive Species Awareness Week - June 6-12, 2021

Posted: 6/8/2021

Check out what's going on for NY Invasive Species Awareness Week.  There are lots of activities planned for the week.  You can learn
more at

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SLA Annual Arts & Crafts Fair

SLA Annual Arts & Crafts Fair

Posted: 6/7/2021

SLA is delighted to host our Annual Arts & Crafts Fair at the Town Park on Saturday, July 17.  This event was postponed last year, due to the pandemic, so there is a lot of excitment over the return of our popular event.  There will be an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for a Hornbeck canoe.  Be sure to visit our Silent Au...

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Help Wanted

Help Wanted

Posted: 5/10/2021

The Town of Schroon is looking to hire Lake Stewards to inspect boats at the Town Boat Launch.

They are also hiring people to operate the Schroon Boat Wash on Rt.74 in Severence, NY. You must be at least 18 to work at the Boat Wash.  Contact Chris Stone at Town Hall 518-532-7737.  If you know of anyone who may be interest...

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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?

ADK E...

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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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