Thursday, July 30th, we spoke with open-water swimmer Bridget Simpson, as she discussed the joy, pain, preparation and yes, even obsession that is required to swim Lake George!

There was a lot of great audience interaction, great questions about cold water preparation, and how her perspective of the lake changed as she became more experienced and familiar with its many moods.

It was a terrific presentation by Bridget, you're sure to enjoy!

Hannah DeGarmo visited us on Thursday, July 16th, 7pm to discuss her work on the "Lake George On the Water" series of mini-documentaries telling the stories of people, places and traditions of the Lake George watershed.

 

She also discussed the support by the Folklife Center with funds from the Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership, as well as her work on an earlier series, "Battenkill Inspired: The Flow of Creativity, Ingenuity and the River."

 

Sarah Hoffman joined us on Thursday, July 9th at 7pm and we talked about the Lake George Land Conservancy, she shared the purpose and mission of the organization and also about the LGLC's signature fun event, the Hike-a-Thon!

 

 Sarah talked about the past history of the event, but also how it has changed from its inception and how it continues to evolve in this time of social distancing!

There was a lot of great sharing and teaching about LGLC in this talk!

 

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