On Trails, Transformations, and Gratitude

Contributed by John Crist, Jr. (pictured, second from right) John has led the LGLC’s annual fall foliage hike at Cat and Thomas Mts Preserve since 2005. What follows is his commentary after leading this year’s hike on Oct. 18, 2020. On Saturday there were literally hundreds of people on the trails. I have never seen […]

LGLC Honors Photographer Carl Heilman, II with Rowan Award

Bolton Landing, NY – The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) announces that Carl Heilman, II, Brant Lake resident and renowned photographer and author, has been awarded the 2020 Henry M. Rowan Conservation Award. The award is given annually to recognize exemplary individuals and organizations for their conservation efforts around Lake George. The award is typically […]

Q&A with Tom McGurl

The LGLC purchased 212 acres of the Twin Pines Resort in the Town of Bolton on December 20, 2019. Owned by the McGurl family, the Resort will continue to be run unaffected by this sale. Below is an interview conducted with Tom McGurl, Jr., who currently operates the Resort with his wife, Karen, and father, […]

Nature Therapy

These days, a dose of nature therapy can be just what is needed, when the stress of dealing with homeschooling, work from home, social distancing, and health concerns can be overwhelming. With proper planning, and attention to the rules (stay local, avoid crowded locations, stay home if you’re sick), you can get out and enjoy […]