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Community Conservation Program Workshops

Community Conservation Program Workshops The Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) will be hosting a series of community conservation workshops this summer intended for landowners who are interested in discussing conservation and stewardship opportunities for private lands in communities in the Adirondacks. Through the use of newly developed GIS maps and database information, our goal is [...]

July 17th, 2016|News|

Symposium on Conservation of Private Lands in the Adirondacks

Symposium on Conservation of Private Lands in the Adirondacks Join us on Wednesday July 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm at Heaven Hill Farm, 302 Bear Cub Lane in Lake Placid for a presentation and panel discussion on conservation of private lands in the Adirondacks. Lake Placid Land Conservancy is hosting a panel discussion about conservation [...]

June 10th, 2016|News|

LPLC awarded grant to develop outreach program

LPLC awarded grant to develop outreach program The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Land Trust Alliance announced in April the award of a $25,000 New York State Conservation Partnership Program (NYSCPP) grant to the Lake Placid Land Conservancy (LPLC) for the development of a new conservation outreach program. The grant [...]

May 24th, 2016|News|

APA Votes To Amend Master Plan, Allow Bikes In Essex Chain

APA Votes To Amend Master Plan, Allow Bikes In Essex Chain The Adirondack Park Agency board voted 9-1 on Friday to allow the use of mountain bikes in the Essex Chain region — a move that some wild-land advocates say weakens protections for the Forest Preserve. With one dissent, the board agreed to amend the [...]

March 18th, 2016|News|

Under Water December Is Peak Leaf Season

Under Water December Is Peak Leaf Season By December, foliage season is long over for us humans, but it's peak season under the water. Last month, fallen leaves accumulated in our streams and rivers, starting a process that's critical for the nourishment of everything from caddisflies on up the food chain to eagles and even [...]

December 10th, 2015|News|

Land Conservation in Lake Placid Gets Boost

State awards $15,000 to Lake Placid Land Conservancy for strategic plan Originally published in the Lake Placid News, Week of May 1-7, 2015 By Andy Flynn, Editor LAKE PLACID - A recently announced $15,000 state grant will help the Lake Placid Land Conservancy develop a strategic plan to protect more land in the region. On [...]

May 6th, 2015|News|

Lake Trout at Risk

Lake Trout at Risk Article by Mike Lynch March / April 2015 Adirondack Explorer In one traditional method of lake-trout fishing, an angler holds in his or her hand a weighted line while trolling from a boat. To collect the line, the angler uses a jerry-rigged Victrola record player with a spool in the middle. [...]

April 22nd, 2015|News|

DEC To Modify Dam For Spawning Salmon

DEC To Modify Dam For Spawning Salmon Adirondack Almanack January 13, 2015 Big changes are planned for the Imperial Dam on the Saranac River in Plattsburgh. On Friday, the state Department of Conservation announced that it is taking comments on a plan to modify the dam, which is located a few miles upstream of Lake [...]

January 13th, 2015|News|

Why I Love Placid Lake

Why I Love Placid Lake By Georgia Jones, LPLC Board of Directors These are scientific facts: 97.5% of all the water on earth is salt, 2.75% is fresh water. Less than 1% of that can be used as drinking water. Placid Lake is classified AA Special and therefore may be used as drinking water. Good [...]

November 5th, 2014|News|

Intervale Lowlands Conservation Easement

Intervale Lowlands Conservation Easement By Diane Fish, LPLC Board of Directors Larry and Nancy Master of Lake Placid permanently protected their 133-acre Intervale Lowlands property along the West Branch of the Ausable River in Lake Placid in December 2011. By conveying a conservation easement to the Lake Placid Land Conservancy, the Masters ensured that land [...]

May 1st, 2014|News|