Author Archives: Loon Lake Watershed Improvement Alliance

Pavilion

The Loon Lake Preserve qualifies for a tax exemption based on it being used for an educational facility.  To further that goal, a pavilion (see sketch below) is being built on the property to shelter teachers and students when they … Continue reading

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Fireworks: 7/4/19

7/4/19 fireworks photos courtesy of Art Rothfuss.  Thanks Art, they are beautiful!

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Sailing on Loon Lake

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Loon Lake Notification System

The Loon Lake Association is establishing an e-mail account specifically to be used for lake safety purposes (e.g. Algae bloom warnings).  The list will not be used for commercial purposes (e.g. yard sales, rentals, solicitations, etc.). If you would like … Continue reading

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The Godzilla Weed!

Why is Knotweed a problem? Japanese knotweed is an invasive weed that was introduced into the U.S. from Eastern Asia as an ornamental on estates in the late 1800’s. Knotweed forms impenetrable strands which choke out and displace entire ecosystems. … Continue reading

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Algae Bloom Warning

Bernard Thoma Loon Lake 10216 County Route 92 Wayland, NY 14572 Home – 585-213-4030 Cell – 607-745-1713 On 6/26/19 an algae bloom was sampled in Laf-a-Lot Cove. DEC confirmed that the bloom was an hazardous algae bloom (HAB). Though hazardous, … Continue reading

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Trees Matter

Why Plant Trees/Alice Publow What are all those white ‘posts’ popping up on the Loon Lake Wetland Preserve? The plastic tubes are mini greenhouses which help protect the young trees from deer graze and rub, excessive wind drying, and rodent … Continue reading

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Bye bye barn and milk house

Stan and Karen Wisniewski and crew finished the barn dismantlement and recycling in October, 2019.  Mike Landino demolished the milk house on 10/14/19. See photo below:   Look at this spectacular view of the state of dismantlement shot by Hal … Continue reading

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Alliance Matters

Alliance Matters….. Awakening the Wetlands ….A Dream Comes True by Paula Thoma Memorial Day weekend marked the beginning of the “summer’ season. Cottages and homes line the waters edge and dot the green hills and valleys, gleaming with a sparkle … Continue reading

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Preserve Property Tax Exemption Granted!

The LLWIA is thrilled to report that after first being rejected for a County, Town and School real estate tax exemption, that decision has been reversed and the tax exemption on the Alliance Preserve property has been granted.  The application … Continue reading

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