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In an attempt to smother Asian clams which have invaded Lake George’s Shepard Park Beach, mats have been laid down on the popular swimming venue to smother the sharp-edged creatures. With the mats to be in place through April, events of the Lake George Winter Carnival have been relocated.

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Green groups lobby state for mandatory boat inspection on Lake George

As invasive species fouling waters across the U.S., leaders of environmental groups call for a mandatory boat inspection and decontamination program to be in place this year for boats launched on Lake George — historically one of the nation's most pristine waterways.


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