For many New Yorkers, summertime
means a trip to historic Lake George. A popular vacation spot for decades, in recent years a number of invasive species have appeared in the Queen of American Lakes. Five of them have been specifically identified by The Fund for Lake George including Asian Clams, Spiny Water Flea, Zebra Mussels, Curly-Leaf Pondweed and Eurasian Milfoil.
In May, a pilot program began that requires all boats entering the lake to be inspected both before and after they enter the water. NYNow’s MANAGING EDITOR Matt Ryan has the story on the program – the only one of its kind east of the Mississippi.
Read the full post here.