NYSFOLA Receives NALMS 2019 Leadership and Service Award

NYSFOLA was the honored recipient of the North American Lake Management Society’s (NALMS) Leadership and Service Award presented at the NALMS International Symposium held in Burlington, VT last week.  NYSFOLA was recognized for 35 years of significant lake-related community education and outreach efforts. NYSFOLA Manager Nancy Mueller accepted the honor on behalf of the organization. […]

Finger Lakes Research Conference January 15, 2020

The Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges will be hosting its annual Finger Lakes Research Conference in January. WHEN: Wednesday, January 15, 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Scandling Center, Vandervort Room, 300 Pulteney St, Geneva, NY 14456 The Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges will […]

Call for Abstracts – 37th NYSFOLA Annual Conference “Restoring Our Watersheds”

May 1-2, 2020   Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center, Lake George, NY The New York State Federation of Lake Associations, Inc. is returning to Lake George for our 37th annual conference. The conference is entitled ‘Restoring Our Watersheds’ and will draw a diverse audience of lakeside property owners, lake management professionals, researchers, policy makers, […]

NYS DEC Seeks Input on Pesticide Regulation Updates

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently contacted NYSFOLA to discuss proposed revisions to Article 15 of the Environmental Conservation Law.  Specifically, NYSFOLA members’ input is being solicited for proposed changes to Parts 327, 328, and 329 dealing with aquatic pesticides. If your lake association has been through the permitting and pesticide […]

NY iMAPInvasives 3.0

NY iMAPInvasives is set to launch iMAP 3.0! Here’s the latest information from https://www.nyimapinvasives.org/imap-3-0 Since its launch in 2010, iMapInvasives has provided users with powerful data management tool for invasive species work.   The next generation of iMapInvasives will be launching in April 2019.  The new system will be an online cloud-based invasive species management system […]

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Source Water Buffer Funding Available (Through January 2020)

  A total of $5,000,000 in funds are available through the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Source Water Buffer Program for the purchase of conservation easements on agricultural lands that support, expand or enhance water quality protection of active public drinking water sources including but not limited to aquifers, watersheds, reservoirs, lakes, rivers, and streams. Program funds will […]