Attend the Virtual 2020 Wisconsin Lakes & Rivers Convention

Our friends in Wisconsin have invited NYSFOLA members to “attend” the 2020 Wisconsin Lakes and Rivers Convention which will now be happening as a completely on-line convention. The three days of web-based programs should appeal to lake and river advocates, scientists, managers, educators, and the general public who have an interest in protecting Wisconsin’s waters. […]

NYSFOLA, CSLAP and COVID-19

To our members: By now, most of you should have received a refund of your conference registration and meal costs.  Please don’t forget to cancel your hotel reservation if needed, but please remember to thank the staff of the Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center. Many of you have asked what lies ahead for […]

NYSFOLA Annual Conference Cancelled

Dear NYSFOLA Members, The Board of Directors has made the decision to cancel the 37th Annual NYSFOLA Conference in light of COVID-19.  At this time, it is imperative to do so.  The health and safety of our attendees, officers, staff, exhibitors and speakers, as well as the staff at the Fort William Henry Hotel and […]

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 […]

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. […]

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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 […]