Today Jerry Carlson of the DEC visited the Mountain Lake PBS studios to sit down with Thom Hallock to discuss invasive species threats to the North Country for this weeks all new episode of Mountain Lake Journal.. Specifically the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. This tiny organism represents a huge threat to the environment of the area. The interview will air Friday, July 8th at 8:00 pm and Saturday July 9th at 7:00 pm.
As a companion piece to this special episode of Mountain Lake Journal we will be airing the documentary "The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: A Film About the Loss of an Ecosystem.” This documentary aims to make this invasive species a household name and raise awareness about this acute threat to our local environment. The documentary will air Sunday, July 10th at 11:30 am and Sunday, July 17th at 6:00 pm.
For more info about the documentary visit: http://www.TheHemlockWoollyAdelgid.com