• Tom Luciano on the Starbuckville Dam

    Tom Luciano, Chairman and Commissioner of the Schroon Lake Park District, was the guest speaker at ESSLA’s June member meeting. He gave us a history of the dam, which is owned…


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  • DEC WAVE Program

      ESSLA Board Member John Greening is a citizen scientist and certified Citizen Program Coordinator for  DEC’s WAVE program (Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators), which gathers data for the agency’s…


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  • Schroon Lake Steering Committee Report to the Membership

    As many of you know the Steering Committee (SLSC) represents both our lake associations and the three towns.  We address issues that have an impact on our entire watershed…


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  • ESSLA Dinner – Save The Date June 4th

    Here Comes Summer — Welcome Back to the Lake! It’s that time of year again — ESSLA is planning its annual Dinner and Basket Raffle. Last year our 50th Anniversary…


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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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  • Lake Level Monitoring

    ESSLA Board member Rich Nawrot continues a dialogue with USGS hydrologist Gary Wall on lake level monitoring. Once the data we have available is analyzed, the hydrologist will come…


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