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The Fund for Lake George awarded half a million in grants to help keep lake pristine

July 06, 2019 11:29 PM

BOLTON LANDING-The Fund for Lake George awarded half a million dollars in grants for water quality projects, to protect the lake from invasive species and road salt. The Fund has been working to keep the lake pristine since 2013.

On Saturday, at their annual meeting in Bolton Landing, the Fund for Lake George awarded grants to seven public and private companies to help continue the work of keeping the lake clean, for years to come.

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The Fund says Lake George has become a case study for other struggling lakes around the world and they say they plan to keep it that way through their community partnerships.

Members say their work with the Jefferson project, a partnership with IBM and RPI has helped facilitate technology to monitor and prevent invasive species and road salt. The Fund's Executive Director, Eric Siy says Lake George is now the most technologically advanced lake in the world.

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Brooke Selby

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