HABs in Owasco Lake: A Scientific Symposium in “Plain English”

March 9, 2019 9:00 AM—11:30 AM Main Stage, Auburn Public Theater 8 Exchange Street, Auburn NY 13021 Free * Open to the Public * Accessible Status of Owasco Lake – 2018 John Halfman, Professor of Environmental Studies, Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges The HABs—Nutrient Connection: Might Nitrogen Play A Central Role? […]

Buffer in a Bag Funding from NYS DEC

The 2019 Buffer in a Bag application period began February 13, 2019. Through the Buffer in a Bag initiative, NYS DEC’s Trees for Tribs Program and Saratoga Tree Nursery provide landowners with a free bag of bare-root trees and shrubs to enhance the streamside area on their property. Each Buffer in a Bag contains a […]

Source Water Buffer Funding Available

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 also […]

DEC Announces $3 Million in Grants Available for Invasive Species Projects

Grant Applications Accepted through Feb. 15th New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that $3 million is available in the first round of the State’s newly consolidated Invasive Species Grant Program. To support projects that target both aquatic and terrestrial invasive species across the state, DEC combined previous funding […]

39th NALMS International Symposium

North American Lake Management Society 39th International Symposium: “Watershed Moments: Harnessing Data, Science & Local Knowledge to Protect Lakes” November 11-15, 2019 Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Williston RD, Burlington, VT For more information: http://www.nalms.org/nalms2019/

DEC Issues 2017 Finger Lakes Water Quality Report

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Finger Lakes Watershed Hub has released its 2017 Finger Lakes Water Quality Report: Summary of Historic Finger Lakes Data and the 2017 Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program  https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/water_pdf/fl17nochpt.pdf “The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (NYSDEC) Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program’s (CSLAP’s) expansion into the Finger Lakes was […]

Western Regional Meeting

The 24th Annual Western Regional Meeting of NYSFOLA will be held on Saturday October 20th at the Silver Lake Golf Clubhouse in Perry, NY.   Honeoye Lake Inlet and Loon Lake Wetlands Restoration Projects Cornell University and Finger Lakes Community College Climate Change study on Honeoye Lake HABs in Western NY – Updates on Chautauqua, Conesus […]