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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|

Non-Profit Land Trusts Awarded

Non-Profit Land Trusts Awarded Of the 53 non-profit land trusts that were awarded grants on Monday, five of them are located within Essex County, New York. Together the total funding received the five Essex County land trusts is $106,900. Champlain Area Trails (CATS) received one grant for the amount of $50,000 over two years to [...]

June 3rd, 2012|News|