Dec 17, 2002 — A political fight is underway over the use of a chemical herbicide in Lake George. For years, local residents have watched with alarm as an invasive plant species called Eurasian watermilfoil spread into bays and coves, choking out native plants. The issue is now the subject of intense lobbying in Albany. In the summer of 2001, Brian Mann traveled to Lake George to see the problem first hand. He sent this audio postcard. Go to full article
Dec 16, 2002 — The political debate is raging over the use of a chemical herbicide to slow the spread of an invasive plant on Lake George. Brian Mann revisits a summer trip on the lake, made with the Lake George Park Commission's Mike White in 2001.
Dec 16, 2002 — The Adirondack Park Agency has delayed a final vote on the use of a chemical herbicide in Lake George. Many locals hope the chemical "Sonar" will kill an invasive plant species called Eurasian watermilfoil. But Park Agency staff oppose the plan. As Brian Mann reports, the debate has turned ugly, with Lake George residents promising to lobby Governor Pataki.
Tuesday during regional news, we'll take the sonar question out onto the waters of Lake George, revisiting a summer trip to a bay that's infested with Eurasian watermilfoil. Go to full article
Dec 13, 2002 — The Adirondack Park Agency moved a step closer on Thursday to banning floatplanes on Lowes Lake. At the meeting yesterday, the Department of Environmental Conservation... Go to full article
Dec 13, 2002 — At its meeting today in Ray Brook, the Adirondack Park Agency is expected to approve a new emergency phone system on I-87. The old network hasn't functioned properly for... Go to full article
Dec 11, 2002 — ESPN won't return to Lake Placid this summer. The last three years, the network staged its Great Outdoor Games in the Adirondacks. The event packed the village with... Go to full article
Dec 11, 2002 — Town officials in Tupper Lake are caught in an ugly political feud. Last week, the Altamont town board urged veteran supervisor Dean LeFebvre to resign. The move came after... Go to full article
Dec 09, 2002 — A conservation group and a coalition of private landowners have announced their choice for this year's Adirondack Stewardship Award. The honor - given each year since 1996 -... Go to full article