June 26, 2019

Water Safety

Boat Inspections- While BLIA will not be scheduling boat inspections on Ballston Lake this summer with the Mohawk Hudson Sail and Power Squadron, there is still […]
June 26, 2019

Sewer Project Update

In an effort to keep our membership updated on the status of the sewer project around Ballston Lake, we have included a summary of current activity […]
April 26, 2019

The Threat of Water Chestnuts

  Water Chestnut is a fast-producing, floating, invasive aquatic plant that we currently have in Ballston Lake. The plant is grown from seeds that settle and […]
April 26, 2019

Learn about Invasive Species in Ballston Lake

What: Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop Gwendolyn Temple, the Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator for the Capital/Mohawk PRISM (Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management) and co-sponsored by the […]
March 29, 2019

March Newsletter

Our lead story is news from the sewer committee: As many of you have seen in the local newspapers the sewer bids were opened on Jan […]
January 26, 2019

Update from the North East Aquatic Plant Management Society Meeting , January 2019 DAVE PIERCE

Herbicide product development has progressed to be useful for spot applications by a certified application firm. Herbicides can target specific invasive plants: ie kill milfoil and […]
July 17, 2018

Why is the Lake Clearer When Zebra Mussels are Present? Do Zebras Cause Harmful Algae Blooms?

According to Larry Eichler, a Research Scientist at Lake George’s Darrin Fresh Water Institute, zebra mussels are non-selective filter feeders; meaning they live on all types […]
June 8, 2018

New York State Gears Up to Host Fifth Annual Invasive Species Awareness Week

DEC and Ag & Markets Encourage Partner Organizations to Host Events the Week of July 8-14 The New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and […]
June 5, 2018

DEC is seeking volunteers for stream and river monitoring

Want to learn more about the environment? Want to help youth get involved in a hands on scientific study? Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators (WAVE) is citizen-based water […]