Spiny Water Flea Invades Lake Champlain: A tiny invasive species called the Spiny Water Flea could pose a major threat to Lake Champlain. It could potentially disrupt the food chain which could impact many of the lake’s most popular fish.
Cuomo Signs Invasive Species Bill: A new law will require boaters to check and clean their boats to help prevent the spread of unwanted invasive species.
Lake Clean-Up: Nearly 50-million dollars in federal money is on the way to help clean up pollution in Lake Champlain, primarily phosphorous runoff blamed for producing blue-green algae.
Fun in the Sun: A new camp opened this summer for kids who live in Plattsburgh Housing Authority units.
200th Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration: Plattsburgh holds one of the biggest commemorations in the city’s history to mark the bi-centennial of the naval battle that played a significant role in the War of 1812. Watch the Extended Roundtable interview with organizers Gary VanCour and Kit Booth by clicking here. For more information and a complete schedule visit champlain1812.com.
1812 Homestead Museum: Jack LaDuke visits a living museum that shows what life was like for the pioneers who lived in the North Country around the time of the War of 1812. Watch the video by clicking here.