Optional CSLAP Observations

It's helpful to get more information about lakes, and it's most helpful if that information is collected in a standard way.  Additional data about your lakes can include:

Ice on - ice off dates

Is the duration of open water increasing?  Does the amount and duration of ice predict lake conditons?

Boat Counts & Recreational Survey

One way of getting at boat use is to simply count the number of boats along the shores. Another option is to look at a period of typical use and see how many boats, and what kinds of boats, are out on the water.  This includes what they are doing, for example, motoring, anchored, towing a skier, fishing. 

Anglers Survey

So anglers can provide their views on the fishing.

Zebra Mussel Monitoring

Check for the presence of zebra mussels in your lake.

Lake News JUL 26th

Columbia-Greene Lakes Coalition Meeting

Hudson Valley area lake associations don't miss the annual Columbia-Greene Lakes Association Meeting.  Special thanks to NYSFOLA Board member Terri Mayhew, Cornell Cooperative Extension in Columbia & Greene Counties, for organizing this once again.

"Surveys, Drones, and Action Thresholds" - Brad Bowers, SOLitude Lake Management

"Moving Beyond Invasive Species Week" - Kristopher Williams, CAP-MO PRISM

NYSFOLA Reports

Lake Roundtable updates

Light breakfast fare and lunch will be provided

Where:  Sleepy Hollow Lake Lodge 102 Lisa Lane, Athens, NY

When:  Friday August 24th

Time:  9:30AM to 2:00PM

RSVP:  Theresa Mayhew tcm5@cornell.edu by August 21

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