LGLC on the Frontline Facing HWA Threat

For Immediate Release: January 29, 2018 We sometimes take our trees for granted, but there is one that we need to start paying closer attention to now, before it joins the American chestnut in history books. The Eastern hemlock is one of the most abundant trees in New York and a major component of the […]


Contributed by Ruth Lamb On a hot summer’s day, a woods road beckons you to leave the thoroughfare behind and drive into its tree canopied shade. Accepting the invitation, you find yourself tunneling into the forest, which closes in around you on both sides of the narrow track. Nearby is a sparkling stream along which […]

Fire Notice: Gull Bay Preserve

Notice: 4/27/2016, 11:30 am Forest Rangers are fighting to contain a 10-acre ground fire at the LGLC’s Gull Bay Preserve, possibly started by a campfire. The preserve’s red trail to the ridge is closed until further notice. Note that open fires are not permitted on LGLC lands. When visiting any of our properties please respect […]

Lake George Bat Survey, Update

In late February, some researchers from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) visited a cave near Lake George to survey for bats. The cave, which is on land protected by a conservation easement held by the LGLC, has historically been home to several species, including the little brown bat, which has been […]