Keep the Queen Clean
Lake George Cleanup Day 2012
The first 100 registrants will receive a ‘Keep the Queen Clean' t-shirt.
Please indicate t-shirt size requested in the 'cleanup location' section of the registration below.
[Pick up your t-shirt at the FUND/Lake George Waterkeeper office M-F 8am-4pm]
Saturday August 4, 2012
Litter and debris in Lake George and around its beautiful shoreline is unsightly and a pollution threat to the lake and its water quality. This trash is seen floating on the lake’s surface, in the shallow waters along the shoreline and on the beaches, and in the deep waters of the lake’s bottom. There is actually a litter and debris trail that follows the north-south boat traffic corridor, as disposable cups, lids, wrappers, cans and bottles are carried by the wind and directly deposited into the lake. With this one day annual event, we remind residents, guests and visitors to dispose of all trash properly and to hold on to your cups, cans, papers, etc. when enjoying a boat ride on our beautiful lake.
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Everyone within the Lake George watershed is encouraged to join us to cleanup Lake George on Saturday August 4, 2012 as an entire lake event to Keep the Queen Clean. Register early for a Keep the Queen Clean 2012 t-shirt.
Keep the Queen Clean cleanup day will include all of the towns within the Lake George watershed, with designated trash collection sites in each town. The towns will have blue trash bags that you can pick up to use, or litter and debris can simply be disposed of in your household garbage. Print and hang up the KQC POSTER in your community to encourage participation from all Lake George residents, visitors and guests.
All individuals are encouraged and welcome to participate. There will be a need for individuals who can snorkel and swim in the shallow water near shore, individuals who will collect and bag litter and debris for those in the water, shoreline and stream cleanup and mesh bags will be provided to scuba divers for deep water sites. All levels of participation are necessary, and neighbors can work with each other to identify individual appropriate tasks. The Lake George Island Campers group has also committed to help clean up the islands in the lake.
Even though cleanup efforts are often ongoing, there is ‘modern day litter’ in Lake George that needs immediate attention. Fortunately, there are many of you that collect and dispose of trash throughout the year, but keep Saturday August 4, 2012 open to enjoy a collaborative effort to join together as a group and cleanup Lake George.
Sign up for this lake wide event online or by phone 518.668.5913 (x300 or x303) or fax 668-5915. Call The FUND for Lake George/Lake George Waterkeeper office at 518-668-5913 (Kathy x303) for more information or questions that you may have.
Lake George thanks you in advance for your participation.