Category: Mission Lake George

Watches, Environmentalism, and The Ungalmorous SCUBA Dives of Mission Lake George

Mission Lake George was sponsored by Oris. This essay was read aloud on Episode 43 of Beyond The Dial. SCUBA diving in freshwater is not terribly glamorous, especially when compared to saltwater diving. Freshwater is often murky, and “poor vis” can render recreational diving pointless. The water is also usually cold, with even the smallest… Read more »

E43 – Mission Lake George – Part 2 (Allen Reflects on a Successful Mission)

With the diving behind them, the BTD Crew that dove Lake George is unpacking both their gear and their thoughts about the experience. Allen reads an essay he wrote about SCUBA diving in search of outbreaks of the invasive species Eurasian Milfoil, and he muses on everything from bringing climate change deniers together with environmentalists… Read more »

Announcing Mission Lake George

Mission Lake George is Sponsored By ORIS The Mission: Track and Document Invasive Species with Underwater Photography With our partner The Lake George Association being the oldest freshwater conservancy in the US (1885), Lake George holds AA-rated fresh water, the highest ranking of cleanliness possible. Yet, invasive plant species threaten the lake’s delicate ecosystem. The… Read more »