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Spring/Summer 2024 LGLC Newsletter

Click above or this link to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Spring/Summer 2024. What’s inside: Pages 4-7: Conservation...

Lake George Land Conservancy Closes on Wiawaka Conservation Easement

Lake George, NY – On July 10, the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) permanently protected 42 acres of forested…

June 2024 News

LGLC June News: Summer Solstice Happy Hour, Living Lands, Celebration, and More! What's inside: NextGen Presents Kick-Off Event of...

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…

May 2024 News

LGLC May News: Grant Awarded, Honorary Committee, Release of the Silver Flies, and more! What's inside: LGLC Receives $27,600...

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…

April 2024 News

LGLC April News: New Legacy Challenge for 2024; Annual Report now available; spring events! What's inside: 2024 Legacy Challenge...

2023 Annual Report

Click to view our 2023 Annual Report digitally (best viewed on a large screen). This Report covers the LGLC’s…

March 2024 News

$4.15 Million Awarded for Water Quality Protection; Register for the Hike-A-Thon; and more! NYS DEC has awarded the LGLC...

Lake George Land Conservancy Awarded $4.15M for Water Quality Protection

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded…

February 2024 News

LGLC Awarded $86k to Manage HWA; Hike-A-Thon registration opens March 4, and more! We're hosting a winter meet &...

Lake George Land Conservancy Receives $86k Grant to Manage Invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid on Protected Land in Putnam

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded…

January 2024 News

Land donation protects East Brook, PLUS Intern with the LGLC, Open House, and events! We're hosting a winter meet...

LGLC Receives Donation of Land in South Basin

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been given a donation of 4.4 acres of…

December 2023 News

Season's Greetings from the LGLC, plus winter hiking reminders, end-of-year office hours, and upcoming events. Thank you for being...

November 2023 News

Giving Thanks; Plus, beetles released at CHB, progress at Peggy's, welcome new staff, and updated merch now available! Thank...

October 2023 News

We're 35! Read more in our Fall-Winter newsletter. Plus - hunting season safety; work to begin at Peggy's; HWA...

Fall/Winter 2023 LGLC Newsletter

Click above or this link to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Fall/Winter 2023 What’s inside: Pages 4-7: Conservation…

September 2023 News

10 Acres Protected in Bolton! Plus - Amy's Race is Sept. 30, interns report, volunteer of the year, and...

Paul Bell Elected President of the Lake George Land Conservancy

The LGLC Board of Directors elected four new members and thanked four for their years of service. Bolton Landing,…

August 2023 News

More than $260k raised for conservation! Plus, register for Amy's Race, volunteer, and join a hike! 200 people joined...

Registration is Open for 7th Annual Amy’s Adventure Race for the Lake

Bolton Landing, NY – Registration is open for the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) 7th annual Amy’s Adventure Race…

LGLC 24th Land and Water Conservation Celebration

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) hosted more than 200 guests for its 24th annual…

Lake George Land Conservancy Presents Four Prestigious Awards at 10th Annual President’s Reception

Bolton Landing, NY – More than 100 people gathered for the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) 10th annual President’s…

July 2023 News

Presidents Reception honors; limited tickets available for the Celebration; volunteer opportunities! Four awards were presented at this year's President's...

Spring/Summer 2023 LGLC Newsletter

Click above or this link to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Spring/Summer 2023 What’s inside: Pages 4-9: Conservation…

June 2023 E-News

Our latest newsletter is now available, PLUS lots and lots of events! Check our spring/summer newsletter and the many...

11th Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon and After Party July 5th

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) 11th annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon will take place on…

LGLC’s Living Lands Summer Presentation Series Kicks Off with Underground History

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

LGLC 2023 Discovery Series Offers Learning and Exploration for All Ages

Bolton Landing, NY — The Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) Discovery Series of outdoor programs continues this summer with…

LGLC’s Next Gen Committee Hosting Benefit at Wiawaka Uplands for Summer Solstice

Lake George, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) Next Gen Committee invites all community members to join…

May 2023 E-News

LGLC receives grant for accessibility and water quality; summer interns; EVENTS! Funding supports improvements at Peggy's Point, technology, and...

LGLC Launches Campaign to Celebrate the Women of Lake George Conservation

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is celebrating women who had historical influence on the…

LGLC Awarded $68,300 from the New York State Conservation Partnership Program

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded two grants, totaling $68,300, from the…

April 2023 E-News

Earth Day activities, Stromberg Family Challenge for Indian Brook, Honorary Committee, Wilderness First Aid, and More! This is one...

2022 Annual Report

Click to view our 2022 Annual Report digitally (best viewed on a large screen). This Report covers the LGLC’s…

March 2023 E-News

Meet us at the Expo! Lots of events and programs ahead with the LGLC. The LGLC will have a...

February 2023 E-News

Hike-A-Thon registration opens March 6, HWA training, panel discussion on equity in the Adirondacks, and more! Lots of events...

11th Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon – Registration Opens March 6

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) will open registration for its 11th annual Lake George…

LGLC and Partners Hosting Field Training for Invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Bolton Landing, NY – The public is invited to attend a hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) field survey training on…

LGLC NextGen Committee and YMCA Camp Chingachgook to Host Talk on Equity and Inclusion in and Around the Adirondack Park

Bolton Landing, NY — The Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) NextGen Committee has partnered with YMCA Camp Chingachgook to…

January 2023 E-News

Open House this Thursday! Plus, summer internship opportunity, grants, and HWA training ahead! We're hosting a winter meet &...

Challenge Met – LGLC Supporters Come Through for the Future of Lake George

Bolton Landing, NY — The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to report that for the second time…

December 2022 E-News

Happy holidays! Ending the year with gratitude, plus tips for winter hiking, and events! Thank you for supporting the...

Lake George Land Conservancy Expands Protection of Indian Brook Watershed

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has purchased two properties in the Town of Bolton, a total of 48 acres of forest and wetlands, including 3,745 feet of Indian Brook and seasonal streams that feed into it.

November 2022 E-News

Walt Lender Joins LGLC Board; Newsletter Now Available; Final Weeks for Legacy Challenge The LGLC is pleased to announce...

Fall/Winter 2022 LGLC Newsletter

Click above or this link to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Fall/Winter 2022 What’s inside: Pages 4-9: Conservation…

Walt Lender Joins Lake George Land Conservancy Board of Directors

Pictured, left to right: LGLC Board President Jeff Brozyna, Walt Lender, and LGLC Executive Director Mike Horn Bolton Landing,…

Tim Barnett’s Legacy for Lake George

Top Photo: Tim Barnett photographed for the Adirondack Activists Project on Chapel Pond in 1992. Photo by Mark Kurtz...

October 2022 E-News

LGLC is awarded $350,000 for Wiawaka Uplands protection; New President, Board Members Announced The LGLC is one of four...

DEC Announces Nearly $1.35 Million in First Round of Grants Supporting Land Trust Forest Conservation Easements

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Press Release, Friday, October 7, 2022 (Read original here: https://www.dec.ny.gov/press/126316.html) Pictured, from…

LGLC Reports a Successful 6th Annual Race for the Lake

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) hosted its 6th annual Amy’s Adventure Race for the…

Lake George Land Conservancy Announces New President, Directors

The LGLC announces Jeff Brozyna as its new President as well as other newly elected officers and members of…

Deadline Approaches for $300,000 Challenge for the Future of Lake George

Bolton Landing, NY – This past spring, Manning and Ginny Rowan Smith generously offered to repeat their Challenge for…

September 2022 E-News

Remembering Tim Barnett; Smith Challenge Returns; Amy's Race and Fall Events Lake George lost a great friend and advocate...

LGLC Honors Hoffman, Morris at President’s Reception

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) honored three friends during its 9th annual President’s Reception,…

Jeff Brozyna Awarded 2022 LGLC Volunteer of the Year

Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) Executive Director Mike Horn (left) presented the LGLC 2022 Volunteer of the Year certificate…

August 2022 E-News

Annual Meeting & Block Party Aug. 20, Celebration Success, Amy's Race now open, volunteers needed! Join the LGLC this...

LGLC 23rd Land and Water Conservation Celebration Comeback Raises $250,000

Bolton Landing, NY – After two years of going virtual, the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) once again hosted…

LGLC Annual Meeting and Block Party to be Held August 20

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is holding its Annual Meeting and Block Party at…

July 2022 E-News

Announcing the Wiawaka Uplands Conservation Partnership! The LGLC and Wiawaka are partnering to protect 47 forested acres in the...

Spring/Summer 2022 Newsletter

Click above or this link to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Spring/Summer 2022 What’s inside: Conservation: Clark Hollow…

Lake George Land Conservancy and Wiawaka Announce Conservation Partnership

Lake George, NY — The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) and Wiawaka Center for Women (Wiawaka) announced today their…

June 2022 E-News

Beaty Family Challenge, Summer Solstice, Sold-Out Celebration, Hike-A-Thon and more! The Beaty Family Challenge will double your donation to...

Beaty Family Offers $325,000 Matching Challenge to Protect Clark Hollow Bay

Bolton Landing, NY — The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is excited to announce a new matching challenge of…

May 2022 E-News

Spring is back! Volunteers hit the trail, plus events, events, events! Spring has sprung, and with it come the...

April 2022 E-News

5 ways to honor Earth Day, plus announcements and LOTS of events! We all know Earth Day is Every...

LGLC Awarded $47,670 from the New York State Conservation Partnership Program

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded two grants, totaling $47,670, from the…

Smiths Generously Repeat $300,000 Challenge for the Future of Lake George

Bolton Landing, NY — The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is honored to announce a second public challenge by…

LGLC Executive Director Michael Horn on Look This Week, 04/11/2022

LGLC Executive Director Mike Horn was recently interviewed by Jesse Jackson at Look Media Resource to talk about the LGLC’s current…

2021 Annual Report

Click above to view our 2021 Annual Report digitally. This Report covers the LGLC’s activities in the 2021 Calendar…

LGLC Welcomes Giulia Casella as Fundraising and Events Manager

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the addition of Giulia Casella…

LGLC Awarded $3.76 Million Grant for Land Protection in Putnam

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded $3,762,800 through the New York State…

Lake George Land Conservancy Announces Michael Horn as Executive Director

BOLTON LANDING, NY—The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) announces the hiring of its next Executive Director, Michael (Mike) G….

Fall/Winter 2021 Newsletter

Click above or this link to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Fall/Winter 2021 What’s inside: Conservation Spotlight: Clark…

Two LGLC Staff Receive Montesi Conservation Award

BOLTON LANDING, NY—The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is proud to have two staff members as recipients of this…

November 2021 E-News

November News: Thank You! Volunteers improve Amy’s Park, businesses give back to the LGLC, and partners work together for…

A Community of Generosity

We have a pretty amazing community of supporters who choose to give back to the lake they love by…

LGLC Protects 150 Acres in Bolton, Indian Brook Tributary

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has protected 150 acres of Bolton uplands through the…

October 2021 E-News

October News: 150 Acres Protected in Bolton, Ribbon Cutting at The Pinnacle 25 acres of wetlands and a mile…

September 2021 E-News

September News: Changing leadership – Jamie Brown is stepping down as Executive Director After six years of great conservation…

LGLC Announces Resignation of Executive Director Jamie Brown

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) regretfully announces that Jamie Brown, Executive Director, has decided…

George C. Singer Fund Created for LGLC Internships

As seen in the Lake George Mirror, 08/27/2021 (link downloads full issue; see page 8 for article) George C….

By Protecting Land, We’re Protecting Water Quality

Article by LGLC Executive Director Jamie Brown, printed in the Lake George Mirror, 08/27/2021 (link downloads complete issue –…

August 2021 E-News

August News: Your input needed for our survey! Plus, we’re remembering Art Franz, opening Bradley’s Lookout, and gearing up…

LGLC Living Lands Series Continues in August with “Place Names of the Adirondacks”

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) Living Lands Series for 2021 continues August 4th at…

LGLC Annual Meeting and Block Party Set for August 14

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to again host their Annual Meeting and…

LGLC Mourns Loss of Board Member Arthur Franz

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is saddened to learn of the passing of Arthur…

July 2021 E-News

July News: Pinnacle gets an upgrade; HAT pictures are in; and get ready to Celebrate! The Pinnacle in Bolton…

LGLC Hosts 9th Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) held its 9th annual Hike-A-Thon on July 5th, on…

Gypsy moths – what they mean for Lake George

Lake George’s forests aren’t looking so great right now, especially in Hague, Ticonderoga, and parts of the south basin,…

June 2021 E-News

June News: What about those caterpillars? Lake George’s forests aren’t looking so great right now, especially in Hague, Ticonderoga,…

Spring/Summer 2021 Newsletter

Click above or this link to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Spring/Summer 2021 Correction Note: Page 2, Judy…

May 2021 E-News

May News: 300 acres protected; LGLC spring-summer newsletter available now! We are excited to announce two properties recently protected:…

LGLC Protects 150 Acres on Prospect Mt, West Brook

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has recently protected 150 acres adjoining Prospect Mountain in…

LGLC Protects 154 Acres in Putnam, Expanding Sucker Brook Conservation

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently purchased 154 acres in the Town of Putnam,…

LGLC Receives $25k Grant for Land & Water Protection in Putnam

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded $25,000 from the The Nature Conservancy…

April 2021 E-News

April News: Contracts Signed! Plus, new video series launched, and new events added! Conservation projects in Lake George and…

Join our 2021 Land & Water Celebration Honorary Committee!

Join the 2021 Honorary Committee! Make your impact this year from your living room, your porch, your dock, the top…

Find Your Happy Place Video Series

Protection of the land is critical to the protection of the lake. To showcase our incredible lands, we created…

“Find Your Happy Place” Video Series: The Pinnacle

Protection of the land is critical to the protection of the lake. The Pinnacle, owned by the Town of…

Help us pass the Environmental Bond Act today!

In the next several days, New Yorkers have an incredible opportunity to protect clean water and strengthen our economy….

March 2021 E-News

March News: Adopt a trailhead | Hike-A-Thon | LGA-Fund Merge Help us protect Lake George’s forests from HWA by…

Registration Open for 9th Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon

Bolton Landing, NY – Early-bird registration for the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) Hike-A-Thon is now open, in an…

2020 Annual Report

Click to view LGLC’s Annual Report for 2020, covering the organization’s activities from July 1, 2019 through December 31,…

February 2021 E-News

Challenge Exceeded! Plus – Barred Owls | Introducing New Board Members | Events! Our thanks to everyone who helped…

Sheryl Arenholz, Katie Bruening, and Amanda Metzger Join LGLC Board of Directors

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the addition of three people…

January 2021 E-News

Amy’s Park: A Hero for Lake George and Wildlife | Up Yonda Farm | Winter Outings In February of…

Partner Spotlight: Dr. Mark Whitmore

For nearly four years, the LGLC has been working to protect our lands from the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA)…

Preserve Spotlight: A Family Adventure at Godwin

Contributed by LGLC Community Engagement and Events Manager Michele Vidarte. If you are anything like me and my family,…

LGLC Receives EPF Funding for East Brook Preserve

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce that it received a grant…

December 2020 E-News

New grant funding announcement, plus book promotion, Godwin and more! LGLC has received a grant of $23,300 from New…

LGLC Announces Addition of Paul Bell to Board of Directors

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Bell…

November 2020 E-News

Expressing Gratitude for Land, Partners and You | HWA Updates | Upcoming Events Through the toughest of times, you…

Thank you for protecting over 300 acres of land that protect the lake!

The Lake George Land Conservancy protected three important properties this year, totaling nearly 300 acres, including 40 acres of…

HWA Management Update, November 2020

The Lake George Land Conservancy has made the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) a priority for several years. Since…

Fall/Winter 2020 Newsletter

Click above or this link to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Fall/Winter 2020 What’s inside: From the Executive…

October 2020 E-News

Fall-Winter Newsletter | HWA Update | Changes on the Trails | Paint & Sip Digital first-look at the LGLC’s…

On Trails, Transformations, and Gratitude

Contributed by John Crist, Jr. (pictured, second from right) John has led the LGLC’s annual fall foliage hike at…

LGLC Reports Successful “Virtual” Race for the Lake

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) hosted its 4th Annual Amy’s Adventure Race for the…

$300,000 Challenge for the Future of Lake George

Bolton Landing, NY — The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has announced a public challenge to raise $300,000 by…

LGLC Notice of Records Breach

On September 23, the Lake George Land Conservancy learned of a breach of our internal information technology server.  We…

September 2020 E-News

A $300,000 Challenge | On the hunt for HWA | Amy’s Race | Leaf peeping Check out our lineup…

August 2020 E-News

Hemlocks in peril | Heilman Receives Rowan Award | Pilot Knob reopening HWA has been confirmed in the Lake…

LGLC’s Sarah Hoffman Interview on “I’m in with the ARCC”

LGLC’s Communications and Outreach Manager Sarah Hoffman spoke with the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Marketing Manager Amanda Blanton…

LGLC Honors Photographer Carl Heilman, II with Rowan Award

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) announces that Carl Heilman, II, Brant Lake resident and…

LGLC Releases Statement on Recent Invasive Pest Confirmations

Bolton Landing, NY – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced on August 11, 2020, the…

LGLC Virtual Celebration Raises Over $160k for Conservation

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC)’s first ever virtual fundraiser is being hailed a success,…

LGLC Living Lands Series Continues with Lyme Disease Expert

Bolton Landing, NY – Lyme disease expert Dr. Holly Ahern will talk about Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses,…

July 2020 E-News

87 acres protected in Huletts Landing and Bolton | Virtual Celebration | Living Lands https://lglc.salsalabs.org/july2020_corrected Sign up to receive…

LGLC Protects 25 Acres in Dresden

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has protected 25 acres on County Rt 6 in…

LGLC and Town of Bolton to Protect 62 Acre Bradley’s Lookout, Adding to The Pinnacle and Bolton Hub 

Bolton Landing, NY – The Town of Bolton and the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) have announced their intention…

June 2020 E-News

RTL – More Than a Patch | Hike-A-Thon 2020 | Floating Wetlands https://lglc.salsalabs.org/june2020 Sign up to receive emails directly! …

Round the Lake: More than a patch

The LGLC’s Round the Lake (RTL) Challenge offers participants what so many challenges do – a patch and certificate…

May 2020 E-News

Spring newsletter released | Osprey of Amy’s Park | May flowers at Peggy’s https://lglc.salsalabs.org/may2020 Sign up to receive emails…

Spring/Summer 2020 Newsletter

Click above or this link to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Spring/Summer 2020 What’s inside: From the Executive…

Q&A with Tom McGurl

The LGLC purchased 212 acres of the Twin Pines Resort in the Town of Bolton on December 20, 2019….

Nature Therapy

These days, a dose of nature therapy can be just what is needed, when the stress of dealing with…

April 2020 E-News

Celebrating Earth Day | Notes and Updates from the LGLC https://lglc.salsalabs.org/april2020 Summary: A Note from LGLC Executive Director during…

Notice: Schumann Preserve Closure

After careful consideration, the LGLC has decided to close the Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob ‪starting 4/9/20‬. This was…

A message to our community

The current situation has reminded us all of the importance of the outdoors. These special places offer us fresh…

March 2020 E-News

LGLC trails open for business | FY19 Annual Report released | Accreditation renewed https://lglc.salsalabs.org/march2020 Summary: Fresh air and sunshine…

2019 Annual Report

Click to view LGLC’s Annual Report for fiscal year 2019 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019). In FY19,…

Lake George Land Conservancy Earns National Recognition

Strong Commitment to Public Trust and Conservation Excellence Bolton Landing, NY  – One thing that unites us as a…

8th Annual LGLC Hike-A-Thon Off to a Great Start

Bolton Landing, NY – Early-bird registration for the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) Hike-A-Thon opened March 2 to another…

LGLC Executive Director Appointed to Land Trust Accreditation Commission Executive Committee

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is proud to announce the appointment of Executive Director…

LGLC NextGen Spotlight: Cheyenne Robinson

Our LGLC NextGen Committee is going into it’s 4th year and to celebrate, we want to shed light on…

LGLC Celebrates Selection as a Hannaford Helps Reusable Bag Program Beneficiary

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Helps…

LGLC Honors Ed Sheridan at Trail Dedication

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) honored one of its volunteers on February 11, 2020,…

February 2020 E-News

A love story | Honoring Ed Sheridan | Hike-A-Thon 2020 https://lglc.salsalabs.org/february2020 Summary: Land brings people together – we’re sharing…

Letter to the Editor: Lake George Land Conservancy’s Latest Acquisition Will Benefit Community

Written by Tom Hall, LGLC Vice President of ConservationPublished in the Lake George Mirror, February 2020 issue To the…

A Love Story, the Pinnacle, and a Vision for the Future

Contributed by Haley GerardeStory first published in the LGLC’s FY19 Annual Report When visiting “The Queen of American Lakes”,…

January 2020 E-News

Protected: Twin Pines | Amy’s Park, a winter destination | McPhillips Preserve Committee in action https://lglc.salsalabs.org/january2020 Summary: 212 acres…

LGLC NextGen Spotlight: Sydnie Wells

Our LGLC NextGen Committee is going into it’s 4th year and to celebrate, we want to shed light on…

LGLC Protects 212 Acres in Bolton, Twin Pines

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) closed on the purchase of 212 acres in the…

2019 Year-In-Review

It’s impossible to near the end of 2019 without feeling proud of everything the LGLC has accomplished and the…

December E-News

Contract to protect Twin Pines | Winter hiking tips | Metzger and Murnane join advisory board https://lglc.salsalabs.org/december2019 Summary: LGLC…

End of Year Letter from the ED, Jamie Brown

Dear Friends, Thank you for making 2019 an amazing year for the LGLC and the land that protects the…

LGLC Welcomes Two to Advisory Board

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to welcome Amanda May Metzger and Brendan…

November E-News

Thank you – volunteers, hikers, partners | Events in 2020 https://lglc.salsalabs.org/november2019 Summary: It takes a village, so the saying…

Fall/Winter 2019 Newsletter

Click to view LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Fall/Winter 2019 What’s inside: From the Executive DirectorFaces of ConservationConservation in…

LGLC Addresses Trail Overuse Issues

On September 23, the Post Star’s Don Lehman wrote a blog post discussing overuse issues in our area and…

Leave No Trace: Dogs Included

According to the organization Leave No Trace (LNT), “9 out of 10 people in the outdoors are uninformed about…

LGLC Protects 137 Acres in Huletts Landing

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) announces the recent protection of two properties in Huletts…

LGLC to Hold Annual Meeting and Block Party

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) will hold its public Annual Meeting and Block Party…

LGLC Honors Five at President’s Reception

Pictured: Apperson Society members awarded during the LGLC’s President’s Reception, July 26, 2019: (left to right) Robert Von Werne,…

Public Program Set to Talk About Invasives

Bolton Landing, NY – The Warren County Soil and Water Conservation District and Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) will…

Froehlich Foundation Gives 25th Grant to LGLC, Supports Watershed Protection Efforts

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has received a grant of $145,000 from the Helen…

LGLC Holds 7th Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) annual blockbuster event, the Lake George Hike-A-Thon, took place…

LGLC Announces Appointment of Clifford David, Jr. to the Board of Directors

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Clifford David,…

LGLC Awarded LCBP Grant for Organizational Support

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been award $4,000 from the Lake Champlain Basin…

LGLC on “I’m In with the ARCC”

LGLC’s Communications and Outreach Manager Sarah Hoffman joined the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Amanda Blanton on their weekly…

LGLC Awarded Grants for French Mt, Bolton Hub Implementation

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded two grants, totaling $78,220, from the…

Spring/Summer 2019 Newsletter

LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Spring/Summer 2019 What’s inside: From the Executive Director Beavers: engineers, land stewards, conservationists Warner…

Public Comment Period is Open for LGLC Accreditation Renewal

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places…

LGLC Announces Appointment of Paul Cummings to the Board of Directors

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Glens Falls…

PBS features LGLC’s HWA Monitoring in it’s “Peril and Promise” Series

Volunteers have been heading out into the woods this winter hunting for signs of an invasive insect, a tiny,…

7th Annual Hike-A-Thon Sees Surge in Early Registrations

Bolton Landing, NY – Early-bird registrations for the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) Hike-A-Thon have set new records for…

Warner Bay Land Now Under Protection of LGLC

Bolton Landing, NY – On January 15, the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) closed on the conservation of 13…

2018 Annual Report

Year-at-a-glance publication summarizing the LGLC’s land conservation projects, events and outreach, and financial information for the 2018 fiscal year…

2018 Year in Review

As we come to the end of 2018, we reflect on the great success that the LGLC has achieved…

LGLC Mourns Loss of Director, Hugh Roberts

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is saddened to learn of the passing of one…

Seeking Volunteers to Help Monitor for HWA

On Saturday, November 3, from 10 am – 12 pm, LGLC staff will provide a hands-on training for those…

LGLC Protects French Mountain

Thanks to the vision of two town supervisors and their boards, the Lake George Land Conservancy’s experience with collaborative…

Fall/Winter 2018 Newsletter

LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Fall/Winter 2018 What’s inside: From the Executive Director Conservation Stories: French Mountain, Bolton Hub,…

LGLC Welcomes Robert Von Werne to the Board

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is honored to announce the addition of Robert Von…

Registration Open for LGLC’s 2nd Annual Trail Race

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) will host its second annual Amy’s Adventure Race for…

LGLC Hosts Ribbon-Cutting in Huletts Landing

Bolton Landing, NY – On Friday, September 7, the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) marked the opening of the…

Hundreds Gather to Help the LGLC Celebrate 30 Years

Bolton Landing, NY –  More than 250 people came out to join the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) at…

LGLC Annual Event Exceeds $240,000 for Land Protection Projects

Bolton Landing, NY –  On August 3rd, more than 240 guests gathered at the Inn at Erlowest for the…

LGLC Awarded Grant for Indian Brook and Northwest Bay Brook Initiative

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded a $20,000 matching grant from the…

LGLC Announces 2018 Season of Living Lands Series

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) kicks off its 2018 Living Lands Series on Wednesday,…

LGLC Protects Land in Huletts Landing

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has protected 37 acres in the hamlet of Huletts…

Registration Deadline Approaching for 6th Annual Hike-A-Thon

Bolton Landing, NY – With an expected attendance of more 600 hikers, paddlers and volunteers, the Lake George Land…

Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter

LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Spring/Summer 2018 What’s inside: From the Executive Director Heros in Huletts Landing; Conservation Highlight…

LGLC Welcomes Monica Dore to Staff

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to announce the addition of Monica Dore…

Saratogian Patty HasBrouck Joins LGLC Board

Bolton Landing, NY — The LGLC welcomes the addition of Saratoga Springs and Bolton resident Patty HasBrouck to its…

LGLC Awarded Grant to Develop Plan for Bolton Recreation Hub

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the 2018…

2017 Annual Report

Year-at-a-glance publication summarizing the LGLC’s land conservation projects, events and outreach, and financial information for the 2017 fiscal year…

The History and Current Status of Anthony’s Nose

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) achieves its mission of protecting the land that protects the lake not only…

LGLC on the Frontline Facing HWA Threat

For Immediate Release: January 29, 2018 We sometimes take our trees for granted, but there is one that we…

LGLC Conserves Land on East Brook, Protecting Water Quality

For Immediate Release: January 10, 2018 The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has protected sensitive property in the Town…

LGLC Receives $50k for Pilot Knob Restoration and Enhancement

For Immediate Release: December 20, 2017 Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been awarded…

Thanksgiving Message

Thanksgiving message, from LGLC Executive Director Jamie Brown. Thanks for all that you do!

LGLC Receives Grant from TNC, Dome Island Committee

For Immediate Release: November 16, 2017 Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has received a…

LGLC Receives International Paper Foundation Grant, Local Donation

For Immediate Release: October 23, 2017 Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) received a grant…

Now seeking applicants for Conservation Project Manager

The LGLC is accepting applications for the position of Conservation Project Manager. Deadline to apply is November 12, 2017….

Fall/Winter 2017 Newsletter

LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Fall/Winter 2017 What’s inside: From the Executive Director The NextGen of Conservation Grants Provide…

LGLC Elects O’Reilly as Board President

For Immediate Release: September 1, 2017 Bolton Landing, NY – During its Annual Meeting on August 19, the Lake…

Annual Meeting Set for August 19

For Immediate Release: August 2, 2017   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is holding…

LGLC Event Raises $230,000 for Land Protection Projects

For Immediate Release: August 1, 2017 Bolton Landing, NY – On July 28, 2017, more than 240 guests attended…

Kids’ Scavenger Hunt and Hike Continues in Amazing Race Style

For Immediate Release: July 28, 2017   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is hosting…

Froehlich Continues Generous Support of LGLC Efforts

For Immediate Release: July 21, 2017   Bolton Landing, New York – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has…

Olsen, Singer, Join LGLC Board

For Immediate Release: July 7, 2017   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased…

Preserve use restricted on July 5th

The LGLC’s Hike-A-Thon will be taking place at most of the LGLC’s preserves on the morning of Wednesday, July…

Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter

LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Spring/Summer 2017 What’s inside: From the Executive Director Protecting Wing Pond CONSERVATION HIGHLIGHT: Land…

LGLC Indian Brook/Northwest Bay Initiative Aims to Protect Key Tributaries of Lake George

For Immediate Release: May 1, 2017   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has launched…

LGLC Receives EPF Grant for Land and Water Protection

For Immediate Release: April 24, 2017   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been…

Traces

Contributed by Ruth Lamb On a hot summer’s day, a woods road beckons you to leave the thoroughfare behind…

LGLC Events & Outreach Email – March 2017

LGLC Events and Outreach Email for March – http://eepurl.com/cHFv7T

Land Conservancy Announces New Tool to Measure Land Protection Efforts

For Immediate Release: March 9, 2017   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has a…

5th Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon Registration Opens

For Immediate Release: March 7, 2017   Bolton Landing, NY – The Early-Bird Registration period is open for the…

2016 Annual Report

  Year-at-a-glance publication summarizing the LGLC’s land conservation projects, events and outreach, and financial information for the 2016 fiscal…

Land Conservancy Protects 174 Acres in Bolton and Fort Ann

For Immediate Release: March 3, 2017   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently purchased…

LGLC Welcomes Michele DeRossi to Staff

For Immediate Release: February 10, 2017   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased…

LGLC Takes Steps Towards Completing Vision of Protection in Putnam

For Immediate Release: November 22, 2016   Public support and participation is sought to strengthen the LGLC’s focus of…

Did you know? Conservation Quick Facts

Check out LGLC’s quick facts about water quality protection, the connection between land and water, and the economics of…

Observe the Moon Night – changed to SUNDAY Oct. 9

NOTICE: This event will be held on its rain/cloud date of Sunday, Oct. 9 (instead of the previously scheduled…

Fall/Winter 2016 Newsletter

LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Fall/Winter 2016 What’s inside: From the ED A Family’s Impact Protecting the Land that…

Morris, Wolitarsky, Join LGLC Board

For Immediate Release: September 29, 2016   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased…

Birding Hike Cancellation

Please note that the 1st Saturday Birding Hike for September 3, 2016 has been cancelled.  We apologize for the…

LGLC Protects Wetlands in Putnam to Protect Lake George

For Immediate Release: August 16, 2016   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has acquired…

LGLC Event Raises Funds, Launches Land Protection Initiatives

For Immediate Release:  August 5, 2016   Bolton Landing, NY –  The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) raised more…

Survival Skills Theme for Conservancy’s 2nd Annual Kids’ Scavenger Hunt and Hike

For immediate release: July 27, 2016   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) hosted its…

LGLC 2016 Annual Meeting: NYS Assembly Member Dan Stec, Robert Kafin, Esq. Highlight Importance of Lake Protection

For immediate release: July 27, 2016 Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) held its Annual…

Froehlich Supports Conservancy’s Core Conservation Values

For Immediate Release: July 26, 2016 In support of its new Strategic Plan, the LGLC received more than $200,000…

2nd Annual Kids Scavenger Hunt and Hike

The Lake George Land Conservancy is again offering a scavenger hunt and hike for kids, designed by 15-year-old Jahnavi…

Take our Hiker Survey!

Do you Hike Lake George? Hike LGLC’s preserves? Let us know about your experience and how we’re doing as…

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Click here to download a PDF of LGLC’s bi-annual newsletter, viewshed, for Spring 2016, or click on the image…

NYS Environmental Protection Fund Grants Announced: LGLC Awarded Funds to Help Protect Lake George

For Immediate Release: May 2, 2016   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) has been…

Fire Notice: Gull Bay Preserve

Notice: 4/27/2016, 11:30 am Forest Rangers are fighting to contain a 10-acre ground fire at the LGLC’s Gull Bay…

Lake George Bat Survey, Update

In late February, some researchers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) visited a cave near…

Annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon Off to a Strong Start

For Immediate Release: March 22, 2016   Bolton Landing, NY – Just three weeks since the Lake George Land…

Glens Falls Foundation Awards Grant to LGLC, Supports Hike Campaign

For Immediate Release: March 11, 2016   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) was recently…

2015 Annual Report

Click here to view the LGLC’s 2015 Annual Report. Get a year-at-a-glance view of the LGLC’s land conservation projects,…

Event cancellations

Please note that two March 5th events, the 1st Saturday Birding Hike and the Pinnacle Snowshoe Hike, have been…

Join our 2016 stewardship team!

The Lake George Land Conservancy is now seeking qualified candidates for its Stewardship Assistant position for summer 2016. This…

Attention Hikers: icy trails, ticks

Please use caution when visiting any of LGLC’s parks and preserves (or other public lands). Recent snow and cold…

Major Conservation Legislation Congress Passed Will Have Local Benefits

For Immediate Release:  December 22, 2015   Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC), a nonprofit…

Date Change – January Birding Hike

Please note that January’s Birding Hike will be held January 9th, instead of the 2nd, due to the New…

A Letter from the President

December 14, 2015 Dear Friends: I write to inform you of the passing of Henry Rowan, who died peacefully…

Conservancy Remembers Conservationist and Major Benefactor

Photo: Henry Rowan and his daughter, Virginia Rowan Smith, at the dedication ceremony of the Margaret Boyd Rowan Preserve,…

Winner!

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew and Irene Bania of Queensbury and Cohoes, for winning our Fall Appeal drawing!  They will…

LGLC on Look TV

Executive Director Jamie Brown talks about LGLC and working with landowners to help conserve the natural resources of the…

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Click here to download a PDF of LGLC’s new and improved newsletter, viewshed, fall/winter 2015, or click on the…

Perfect Fall Foliage Weekend Ahead!

We still have a few spots remaining on our fall foliage hike this Saturday, October 10, at Anthony’s Nose…

International Observe the Moon Night Returns to Bolton!

For the sixth year in a row, the Lake George Land Conservancy is organizing the only International Observe the…

Seeking Volunteers! Help us survey for hemlock woolly adelgid

Right now there is an initiative to train citizen scientists to “adopt” as many locations in the Adirondacks as…

Reserve your seat at the Celebration!

There is still time to reserve your seat at LGLC’s Land & Water Conservation Celebration, July 31 at the…

Lake Talks Continue with Rangers, Rattlesnakes and Raptors!

LGLC’s Lake Talks take place on Wednesday evenings starting at 6 pm, at the Center for Conservation at 4905…

LGLC and Town of Bolton Close on The Pinnacle

For Immediate Release:  June 17, 2015 The Pinnacle is officially owned by the Town of Bolton and protected by…

We have a winner!

Gerald and Maddy Malovany are the winners of our Spring Appeal drawing and have won a seat in the…

Last Great Shoreline Dock is in for 2015

The dock is in at the Last Great Shoreline! LGLC supporters can now access the property’s trails by boat…

Spring 2015 Newsletter

Click here to view LGLC’s spring 2015 newsletter. What’s inside: Hague project exemplifies partnering for the lake Anthony’s Nose gets…

Governor Cuomo Announces Land Acquisition to Protect Lake George Water Quality

State of New York | Executive Chamber Andrew M. Cuomo | Governor 5/20/2015   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today…

LGLC to host 1st Spring Pinnacle Hike – May 17,2015

Interested in hiking the Pinnacle? Join us on May 17, 2015 at 1pm for a guided hike up the…

Support for the Pinnacle

Kind words from supporters of the Pinnacle Project, Peter and Linda Fedorick: The LGLC is doing a fantastic job….

Pilot Knob re-opened

Thanks to recent warm temps, the Schumann Preserve at Pilot Knob has been re-opened. Much of the dangerous ice…

LGLC’s Pinnacle Protection Project Bolstered by Community Support

The Lake George Land Conservancy has five weeks remaining to raise $157,990 and complete its purchase of the 75-acre…

LGLC Secures Public Access for Anthony’s Nose

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently completed the purchase of more than 18 acres in the Town of…

2014 Annual Report

Click here to view LGLC’s 2014 Annual Report. Get a year-at-a-glance view of LGLC’s land conservation projects, events and outreach…

Welcome Christopher LaGuardia to the LGLC Board!

The Lake George Land Conservancy is pleased to welcome Kattskill Bay resident Christopher LaGuardia as the newest member of…

Hike-A-Thon Early-Bird Registration is Now Open for 2015!

The early-bird registration period is now open for the Lake George Land Conservancy’s (LGLC) third annual Lake George Hike-A-Thon,…

2015 Lake Talks Series

We’re happy to announce presenters for the first two Lake Talks for this summer: Dr. Holly Ahern will start…

LGLC Launches New Website

LGLC has a beautiful, new website, thanks to Patricia Spencer, of Patricia Spencer Design, who donated a significant portion…

Events: New date for Cross-Country Ski, extra time for Walk on Water

The guided cross-country ski trip at Cat and Thomas Mountains Preserve has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 21, in…

LGLC Welcomes New Executive Director, Jamie Brown

The Lake George Land Conservancy is announcing its new executive director, Jamie Brown. Brown officially began January 5, 2015,…

LGLC Accepting Applications for Summer Stewardship Assistants

LGLC is now accepting applications for two Stewardship Assistant positions. The positions are full time but temporary, to be…

LGLC Welcomes Jennifer Waterhouse Cooper to Board

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is pleased to welcome Jennifer Waterhouse Cooper as the newest member of its…

LGLC Mourns Loss of Director, Harvey Schadler

The Lake George Land Conservancy is saddened by the recent passing of Harvey W. Schadler, Ph.D, a 14-year member…

Land and Water Conservation Celebration

More than 190 guests attended this year’s Land and Water Conservation Celebration at the Sagamore’s Shelving Rock Terrace on…

2nd Annual Hike-A-Thon

On July 5th, over 400 people came out for the 2014 Hike-A-Thon, showing support at nine preserves and parks…

Interns Reflect on a Summer with LGLC

This summer our stewardship assistant positions were filled by Tom Devlin and Michelle Piechowicz. Tom and Michelle worked with…

Donations of Van Hart Property and Matty’s Mountain

LGLC will soon receive a piece of land adjacent to the existing Berry Pond Preserve. The owner of a…

LGLC Welcomes New Directors to its Board

We are excited to welcome three new members to LGLC’s Board of Directors: Ed Becker, DVM, is a recently…

LGLC Supporters Protect Silver Bay Uplands

LGLC recently completed an amazingly successful fund-raising campaign for the purchase of 120 acres in the Sabbath Day Point-Silver…

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Click here to view LGLC’s fall 2014 newsletter. What’s inside: Retirement of ED Nancy Williams Land and stewardship updates…

LGLC Announces Completed Conservation Projects, Changes Ahead

Major conservation projects and organizational accomplishments in 2014 give LGLC a remarkable start to its second quarter-century of conserving…

A day’s (mis)adventure at Amy’s

How many bees does it take to stop two kayakers from enjoying a day on the water? We often…

Spring 2014 Newsletter

Click here to view LGLC’s spring 2014 newsletter. What’s inside: A day’s (mis)adventure at Amy’s 2nd Annual Hike-A-Thon Spotlights: LGS…

Lake George Hike-A-Thon 2013

Bolton Landing, NY – In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, the Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) is hosting a…