Past Conferences

Selected Presentations from Past Conferences

2018 Conference - Protecting Lakes for 35 Years

Water Quality Monitoring

Aquatic Invaisve Species Management 

Lake Ecology - beyond aquatic plants 
  • Status of an Adirondack cold-water fishery - Ben Casscles
  • Getting to know your fish - Ryan Elliott
  • Water quality and fisheries in Hunntington Wildlife Forest - Margaret Murphy 
  • Scouts as Biologists - David Pfuhler 
  • Queechy Lake Solar Boat Project - Charles Long 
Harmful Algal Blooms
Citizen Scientists - Stewards for NY Lakes
Lake Association Management
Emergency Preparedness
Onsite Waste Water Issues
Managing our Lakes and watersheds 
Protecting Lake George

2017 Conference - Lake Ecology and Human Impacts

Developing and Implementing a Septic Inspection Program - Eric Murdock

NY Not-for-Profits - What are the Rules?

Gone Fishing

  • Fish Population Responses in Oneida Lake - Randy Jackson
  • Fisheries and Food web at Sleepy Hollow Lake - Michael Martin
  • Grass Carp for Aquatic Invasive Plants - Bill Harman
  • Enhancing your fishing experience - Lance Dellavechia

Dam Safety in NY

Watershed Management

Diet for a small lake

Nuisance & Invasive Species

Citizen Science

Project, Permits, and Problems

Lake Management Strategies



Lower Hudson Lakes Conference 2016

Thank you to all of the attendees at the Lower Hudson Regional Conference on July 22, 2016 at the Sedgewood Club on the shore of China Pond in Kent, NY.  We had a record turnout of 110 attendees who braved the heat, humidity, and lack of air conditioning to learn about their lakes and to network with other lake users.

The agenda and links to the presentations are below.

2015 Conference - "Celebrating Citizen Science"


Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Workshop

  • Legislation and Regulations
  • AIS: Indetification, Impact, Prevention, and Control
  • How to start a Watercraft INspection Program
  • Current Program Models
  • What Anglers and Boaters Know and Still Need to Hear
  • Standardized Watercraft Inspection Data Collection
  • Open Datakit as an Online Database Storage Option

Diet for a Small Lake

New 2015 Lake Law for Lake Associations

Invasive Plants - Monitoring and Management

Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring in NY

Lake Management Plans for NYSFOLA Lakes

A Potpourri of Lake Related Issues

Dam Safety

Sustainability and Your Lake Association


2014 Conference - "Celebrating Lake Stewardship"

Invasive Species

Dam Safety in NYS - How are we doing?

Diet for a Small Lake:  An Introduction to Lake Ecology and Lake Management

Lake and Watershed Management Toolbox

 iMap Invasives Workshop/Training

Citizens Statewide Lake Asessement Program Training 
Managing our Lake Resources:  Policy and Action for Lake Stewards

 2013 Conference - "Managing Lakes in a Changing World"

 2012 Conference - "After the Storm"

 Topics in Lake Management

Combatting Aquatic Invasive Species in NYS

CSLAP - Whats New for 2012?

Lake News OCT 17th

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

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News from U.S. EPA APR 22nd

NOTICE: Update Your EPA News RSS Feed

US EPA has changed how it issues news feeds...

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