News & Announcements





News articles on various topics are posted on this website to share information and announcements with members. The sections below contain a brief description of each article. To read more details, click on the headline for any item.

News articles on various topics are posted on this website to share information and announcements with members. The sections below contain a brief description of each article. To read more details, click on the headline for any item.


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  • Date Posted

    27

    JUL 2021
  • LPSA Summer Luncheon & Annual Meeting - August 29

    LPSA will host its Summer Luncheon and Annual Meeting on Sunday, August 29, at Oak Mountain. We will not be mailing a luncheon announcement, so please read this news article. The Annual Meeting will include reports from Committees on current programs and activities.
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  • Date Posted

    27

    MAR 2021
  • LPSA is Hiring Part-time Boat Ramp Stewards for 2021 Summer

    LPSA is partnering with the Town of Lake Pleasant to hire part-time employees to inspect boats being launched into lakes in our area, to stop the introduction of invasive species into lakes in our area. Also, the Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI) is hiring to fill over 100 positions throughout the Adirondack region.
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  • Date Posted

    13

    NOV 2020
  • Love Your Lake

    You can help protect the health of your lake with the use of Shoreline Buffers, No Mow Zones, and Green Infrastructure.
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  • Date Posted

    18

    OCT 2020
  • Collecting Family Generations Stories

    LPSA is collecting stories of families who have had a connection with our area for Generations. Do you have a family history about your connection with our Lakes that you would like to share? We plan to post these stories on our website, in the Members Only area.
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  • Date Posted

    1

    SEP 2020
  • LPSA Annual Meeting

    This year, LPSA conducted our Annual Meeting via an on-line video conference. You can view the meeting presentation on our website. Click on this news article heading to learn how to access this information.
  • news
  • Date Posted

    5

    AUG 2020
  • Don't Feed the Weeds

    What is causing the increased growth of weeds in our lakes? Nutrients flowing into our lakes are feeding the weeds. Read this article to learn what you can do to fight this problem.
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  • Date Posted

    2

    JUN 2020
  • New York's Outdoors Are Open

    During the COVID-19 public health crisis, getting outdoors locally and connecting with nature (while social distancing) is a way to help maintain mental and physical health. This News article contains a link to a NYS DEC website for more information.
  • news
  • Date Posted

    5

    DEC 2019
  • Fall 2019 Newsletter

    The LPSA Fall 2019 Newsletter is now available. Click on "Fall 2019 Newsletter" above view the Newsletter.
  • news
  • Date Posted

    12

    OCT 2019
  • 2019 School Field Trip to Lake George

    This summer, LPSA sponsored an educational field trip for students at Lake Pleasant Central School to visit the Lake George Floating Classroom. The students learned much about healthy lake ecology.
  • news
  • Date Posted

    12

    OCT 2019
  • Winners of Contest at Lake Pleasant School

    The winners of the eighth annual contest sponsored by the Lake Pleasant Sacandaga Association (LPSA) at the Lake Pleasant School were announced at the school awards ceremony.
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  • Date Posted

    12

    OCT 2019
  • New York Renews Invasive Species Law

    The State Legislature renewed a law that was scheduled to expire June 1 requiring boaters to take measures to prevent the spread of invasive species from one lake or river to another but refused a five-year extension without improvements. The Adirondack Council had advocated for strengthened law that would require decontamination prior to launch in any Adirondack waterbody.
  • news
  • Date Posted

    26

    AUG 2018
  • Giant Hogweed Information

    The LPSA website has been updated with new information about the invasive species giant hogweed. Please take a few minutes to read about this dangerous invasive species.
  • news
  • Date Posted

    10

    APR 2018
  • Legacy Gift Memberships

    Preservation of healthy lakes, Village, and Town is the most wonderful LEGACY of LPSA. Please consider giving an LPSA gift membership to your adult children, or friends and neighbors, so they can learn about LPSA activities, and get involved themselves.
  • news
  • Date Posted

    26

    FEB 2018
  • The Threat of Invasive Species Zebra Mussels

    The threat of local lakes becoming infected by zebra mussels is getting more severe and thus we have to increase our monitoring of our lakes even further.
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  • Date Posted

    22

    JUN 2017
  • LPSA is on Facebook

    Check out the LPSA Facebook page at: https://facebook.com/LPSA2016/
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  • Date Posted

    22

    JUN 2017
  • Lake Pleasant Water Quality in 2016

    In 2016 we completed our third annual water quality testing of Lake Pleasant through the DEC Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program (CSLAP). The data show that Lake Pleasant is a healthy lake, with low levels of nutrients that produce harmful algae, good water clarity, neutral acidity, and no other red flags we should be concerned with.
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  • Date Posted

    11

    SEP 2016
  • Algal Bloom Spotted on Lake Pleasant

    On Sunday, August 28th, 2016, a substantial number of green algal blooms were discovered on the north side of Lake Pleasant by LPSA lake shore monitors. Please read the attached file for more information about harmful algal blooms.