SLA State of the Lake Annual Meeting

Schroon Lake Association to host State of the Town and the Lake at Annual Meeting, August 14th.

The Boathouse on Dock Street in Schroon Lake Village will be the setting for the SLA’s Annual Meeting on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will feature a presentation on the condition of the Town of Schroon and various programs to preserve and improve the condition of the Schroon Lake Watershed. Public Officials as well as members of the SLA, the area’s longest standing conservation group, will speak. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Michael Marnell, Schroon Town Supervisor, will lead off the presentation, followed by Steve LaMere, the SLA’s Lake Manager, discussing water conditions and testing. Representatives from AIM will report on harvesting of milfoil and other invasives and representative of Warren and Essex County Soil and Water will discuss lake conditions and the 2014-15 Septic Pump-Out Program and Water Runoff Control Programs.

There will also be a discussion of the Boat Launch Lake Steward program jointly sponsored by the Town of Schroon and SLA as well as the Stewards at the southern end of the lake and the Scout Program sponsored by the Town of Horricon and ESSLA. The Boat Decontamination Station sponsored by Schroon, Horicon and Chester and located near the southern boat launch will also be highlighted.

The goal will be to make all attendees aware of the efforts being made to improve the quality of the watershed and life in and on Schroon Lake. There will be time for questions from the audience. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information see the Schroon Lake Association website at

Mark S. Granger, President

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