NYS Legislature Bills to Continue AIS Protections

Make your voice heard today!  Extend DEC’s authority https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2019/s5622 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 330 of the laws of 2014, amending the environmental conservation law relating to aquatic invasive species, spread prevention, and penalties, in relation to the effective- ness thereof   PURPOSE OF THE BILL: The purpose of this bill is […]

37th Annual Conference Registration is Now Open

Registration is now open for NYSFOLA’s 37th Annual Conference “Restoring Our Watersheds” which will be held May 1-2 at the Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center in Lake George.  The registration deadline for rooms and meals is April 17th in order to give the venue time to order food and make preparations.  No meal tickets […]

DEC Announces $500,000 in Grants Available for Mohawk River Watershed Projects

Applications for Proposals to Preserve and Protect the Mohawk River Watershed Due January 21, 2020 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that $500,000 is now available for municipalities, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, school districts, colleges and universities, and not-for-profit organizations to implement the goals and objectives of […]

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. […]

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, […]

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HAB Action Plans Released

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the release of 12 tailored action plans to address the causes of harmful algal blooms in priority waterbodies across upstate New York. The action plans outline specific projects and programs to be implemented at priority lakes and also identify actions that can be taken at waterbodies statewide to reduce the threat of HABs. These plans […]