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Keep new invasive species from Lake George

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For its natural beauty and sparkling water, Lake George has been called the Queen of American Lakes. But like royalty with their inherited diseases, the lake has been afflicted in recent years — with invasive species such as zebra mussels, Eurasian milfoil and, the latest, spiny waterfleas. These organisms can do great damage — crowding out native species, decreasing oxygen, interfering with boating, fishing and other recreation, etc. — and are nearly impossible to eradicate ...

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