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Join the Campaign to Remove Invasives from Fish Creek Ponds Campground

A new form of Milfoil (Variable Leaf) has been discovered in the waters of the Fish Creek Ponds Campground. It has now worked its way into Fish Creek Bay and towards Buck Island on Upper Saranac Lake.

We have committed to a three year program at a total cost of $128,000.  This includes some funding that will reduce our share of the cost. We are also actively applying for Grants to further lower our financial commitment. In addition, we are seeking funding from New York State, but are not clear if this approach will succeed.

During the fall of 2016, 9.5 tons of Milfoil were harvested during the initial diving period.

At the end of the three year program, the Upper Saranac Foundation will maintain control within our Annual Milfoil Budget.

Your generous contribution will help us make progress towards control of Milfoil at the Fish Creek Ponds Campground and will be part of our three year program to get Invasives there under control.

Not every owner on the lake chooses to support the work of the Foundation, so we rely on those who realize the importance of our efforts. That makes your contribution even more important.

Your support is critical to the success of this effort. Please Donate to this worthy cause.

Fish Creek Donors

Acknowledgement Name Name, Last Name, First
David & Susan Armenia Armenia David
Dr. & Mrs. Clyde Barker Barker Clyde
Chuck & Joan Bechtel Bechtel Charles
Peter & Katrina Bickford Bickford Peter
Compton M. & Emilie Biddle Biddle Compton
Bob & Bonnie Birk Birk Robert
Anne & James Bodnar Bodnar James
Mary & Jack Brennan Brennan John
John & Jean Brennan Brennan John
James & Deborah Loeb Brice Brice James
Dean & Janice Butts Butts Dean
Geoffrey Clark & Suzanne Smith Clark Geoffrey
Chris Cohan & Rita Wong Cohan Chris
Edith B. Cohan Cohan Edith
Nancy & Larry Cohen Cohen Larry
Gregory Cooper Cooper Gregory
Jim & Chris Crane Crane James
Steve & Susan Cross Cross Steve
Gordon Davis Davis Gordon
Stephen & Carol DeMane DeMane Stephen
Otto C. & Barbara Doering III Doering Otto
Rick and Margaret Duba Duba Rick
Michael & Nancy Lester Elitzer Elitzer Michael
Mr. & Mrs. James Elrod, Jr. Elrod James
Drs. Dorothy & Jay Federman Federman Dorothy
Mary Ferguson & Margy Carillo Ferguson Mary
Kathryn Fessenden & Alan Tuthill Fessenden Kathryn
Tom Van Essen & Bobbie Fishman Fishman Barbara
Adirondack Foundation Foundation Adirondack
David & Jill Fraczek Fraczek David
Jackie & Jerry Gailor Gailor Jacquelyn
Gene & Michelle Brown Garcia Garcia Eugene
Gorman, John & Costello, Lisa Gorman John
William & Joan Grabe Grabe William
Rev. Dr. Newton & Roberta Greiner Greiner Newton
James Gulino Gulino James
The Hagner Family Hagner Peter
Chip & Lynn Harrison Harrison Chip
Kay & George Heydweiller Heydweiller George
Carol B. Jackman Jackman Carol
James Johnson Johnson James
Graham & Amber Jones Jones H. Graham
Jay & Deborah Kapolka Kapolka Michael
Kevin T. & Betty Ann Keane Keane Kevin
Dr. Barry & Stephanie Kilbourne Kilbourne Barry
Peter Klementowicz & Cindy Rosenwald Klementowicz Peter
John & Karen Kotch Kotch John
Eric & Greyson Kuhn Kuhn Eric
Arthur Loeb Foundation Loeb Foundation Arthur
Kelley & Michelle Maggs Maggs Kelley
Maureen Mahony & Mohammad Dagman Mahony Maureen
Thom & Niki McGowan McGowan Thomas
Charlotte Mehrtens Mehrtens Charlotte
Guy Middleton Middleton Guy
Raymond & Tamara Moats Moats Raymond
Penny & Sam Morgan Morgan Sam
Friends of Eagle Island of Eagle Island Friends
Chris & Deirdre Ogorzalek Ogorzalek Chris
Mark & Jane Oravec Oravec Mark
Ronald & Sandra Otten Otten Ronald
The Daniel & Christina Papes Family Papes Daniel
David & Lynne Perry Perry David
Minnie & Ted Robb Robb E. G.
Joseph Rollins Rollins Joseph
Ross & Nancy Sangster Sangster Ross
Alan & Ginny Schwartz Schwartz Alan
Fred Schwarz Schwarz Fred
William & Beth Simon Simon William
Norine T. Singsheim Singsheim Frank
Robert Siris Siris Louise
Craig & Ruth Smith Smith Craig
E. Michael Specht Specht E
Marie V. Stafford Stafford Marie
Marsha Stanley & Tom Curley Stanley Marsha
Nan Starr & Phillip Marshall Starr Nancy
Curt & Susan Stiles Stiles Curtis
Judson & Andrea Stuart Stuart Judson
Charles & Sally Svenson Svenson Charles
Henry & Julia Swayne Swayne Henry
Richard Taft Taft Richard
Rev. Robert Tate & Ann Greene Tate Robert
E. Thompson & Maria Thayer Thayer E Thompson
Jeff & Amy Towers Towers - Camp Wawbeek LLC Jeff
Howard & Wendy Tuthill Tuthill Howard
Dorothy Ritchie Valhouli & Robert DeVore Valhouli Dorothy Ritchie
Karen Julich VanSantvoord VanSantvoord Karen
Lyle Van Vranken Vranken Lyle
Rich & Alexia Walka Walka Richard
Matt & Diana Webster Webster Matt
David & Katherine Welch Welch David
Doug & Pam Werner Werner Douglas
Colleen Whitmore & Raymond Schuch Whitmore Colleen
Peter Woll Woll Peter
Fran Yardley & Burdette Parks Yardley Fran

Contributions are Tax Deductible

Contributions to the Upper Saranac Foundation, Inc. qualify for tax deductibility to the extent allowable by law. The Foundation is a not-for-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation. The Tax I.D. Number is 22-3041892.

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Donate by Mail

Make your check to the Upper Saranac Foundation and mail to:

Upper Saranac Foundation
P.O. Box 564
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

When making a gift, please fill out and return the Pledge Card, so that we may properly acknowledge your donation.

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Give a Gift

Gifts of appreciated stock can be made by contacting:

Gene Richardson
Wells Fargo

p: 877-249-1711 or
p: 585-249-1705

e-mail Gene

When making a gift of stock, please fill out and return the Pledge Card, so that we may properly acknowledge your donation.

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