continued Once you are ready to take down your tree, find out if your local transfer station accepts Christmas trees for recycling. Or – for a ‘DIY’ approach – you can chip up the tree yourself if you have a chipper or if not you can split the trunk to use as firewood or kindling and then lay the branches under acid-loving native shrubs such as blueberries or rhododendrons to use for mulch and weed control.
The Lake George Association is a member-supported nonprofit organization. Families, businesses, summer residents and donors support the LGA. Founded in 1885, the Lake George Association is the nation’s oldest lake protection organization. The LGA is located on Rt. 9N across from I-87 South Exit 21 in Lake George. For more information the public can call 668-3558 or visit www.lakegeorgeassociation.org