of the Land that Protects the Lake


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Protecting the Land that Protects the Lake Since 1988

The LGLC protects the land within the Lake George watershed to preserve the world renowned water quality of this amazing lake. As a non-profit land trust our work depends on the generosity and passion of people who love Lake George and want it to remain as clean and beautiful as it is today for their children and future generations.


LGLC Hosts Summer Solstice Happy Hour

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) NextGen Committee presents its annual summer kick-off event, the…

LGLC’s 2024 Living Lands Summer Presentation Series Kicks Off June 26

Bolton Landing, NY — The Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) annual summer presentation series, Living Lands, kicks off on…

LGLC Receives $27,600 for Organizational Support

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded a grant of $27,600 from this…

How We Take Action

The LGLC protects the water quality of Lake George through active land management, to sustain the existing diversity of species and natural processes that shape a landscape, or to restore them where they have been removed.


For the Lake George Land Conservancy, stewardship is as dynamic as the species and landscapes we attempt to manage. It is not as simple as “managing” property, but as complex as understanding the web of life and what drives it.

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The LGLC is actively working to monitor and manage terrestrial invasive plants and insects that are established and negatively impacting our forests and shorelines, or are not here yet but expected to infest the Lake George watershed in the near future.

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The LGLC manages nearly 40 miles of trails for passive use throughout the watershed. Sustainable trails are designed to withstand intensive use, to minimize erosion and impact on the land, while also providing a safe and enjoyable experience for hikers.

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Aerial view of South Basin. Lots of greenery and a large body of water.

South Basin Initiative

Protecting land in the south basin has tremendous benefits for the water quality of Lake George…

View of Indian Brook. Water is flowing towards foreground and running over a fallen log.

Indian Brook & Northwest Bay Conservation Initiative

The Indian Brook and Northwest Bay Conservation Initiative focuses on protecting…

View of the Northeast Shoreline. Ther are small boats on the water with a green mountain view in the background.

Northeastern Shoreline Initiative

The first protection project in Lake George’s northeast region was completed in 1990. We have just protected the final piece…

About Us

Protecting the land that protects the lake since 1988. The Lake George Land Conservancy is an accredited not-for-profit land trust dedicated to working with willing landowners and other partners to protect the world-renowned water quality of Lake George and to permanently preserve the natural, scenic, historical and recreational resources of the Lake George Region.

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