• Adirondack Watershed Institute

    AWI Community, Our boat wash station on Lake Champlain in Ticonderoga has intercepted significant numbers of invasive species this summer! Follow the link below for recent news coverage of…


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  • Save the Adirondack Hemlocks

    Help Save Adirondack Hemlocks by Attending a Forest Pest Monitoring Workshop Date/Time: Saturday September 17, 2016, 10 am…


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  • Boat Launch Stewards at Work!

    Well summer is here and so are contaminated watercraft!  Boating and angling are the prime pathways to introduction of  invasive species. 7/8/10 Over the past few days two watercraft that last…


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  • Biking in the ‘dacks

    By Mike Purdy One of the best ways to experience the Adirondacks is on a bicycle. There are some excellent rides out of Adirondack. For those wanting less…


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  • Collecting Purple Loosestrife Bugs

    Yesterday was a wonderful success in capturing tiny little Galerucella beetles to offer them a brand new beautiful home on Schroon Lake. A group of ESSLA…


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  • Bodies in Motion

    Bodies in Motion Stay Healthy and Live Better with Outdoor Exercise You want to stay healthy and live better, not just for yourself but for everyone who cares about you. Maintaining…


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  • Purple Loosestrife Management Program

    ESSLA Board Member and Chair of the Committee on Terrestrials and Adopt-A-Highway, Elli Muller, will be working with Warren County Soil and Water and Essex County Soil and Water…


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  • Managing 73 Billion Gallons of H20

    Lake Water Level and the Starbuckville Dam Schroon Lake was formed when glacial rubble dammed an ancient valley, creating a 4,000-acre, 9-mile long basin. Actually there are two basins,…


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  • Clean Water and Air

    Clean water is without a doubt the most important ecological and economic resource in the Adirondack Park. Our many ponds, lakes, rivers and streams provide for habitat, drinking water…


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  • Road Salt – The Next Acid Rain?

    While salt (sodium chloride) is great on an ear of corn, road salt is very bad for our Lake and River. You might think that since our lake ‘flushes’…


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