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  • Date: April 24, 2017

    NYSFOLA Annual Conference May 5-6. 2017 "Lake Ecology and Human Impacts" - Please click on the link to read full article

    The 34th Annual NYSFOLA Conference will be held May 5-6, 2017 at White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton, NY.  To view the draft agenda, CLICK HERE.

    Registration is now closed for rooms and meals.  You may register at the door for sessions only.  There may be a very limited number of meal tickets available on a first come/first serve basis, but we cannot guarantee numbers since our head counts have been submitted to the chef at White Eagle. 

     

    THANK YOU to our friends at Alpha Boats Unlimited /Barber Welding of Weedsport, NY for sponsoring our tote bags this year.

    http://www.alphaboats.com/

    http://www.barberweldinginc.com/  

    And to SOLitude Lake Management for their sponsorship of the conference

    http://www.solitudelakemanagement.com/


  • Date: May 20, 2016

    NYSFOLA Comments on DEC Pesticide Application Draft General Permit - Please click on the link to read full article

    NYSFOLA has submitted comments, on behalf of the membership, on the NYS DEC Pesticide Application Draft General Permit.  http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/70489.html.  To read the comments, CLICK HERE


  • Date: May 5, 2016

    NYS DEC Pesticide General Permit - Comment Period - Please click on the link to read full article

    State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) General Permit for Point Source Discharges to Surface Waters of New York State from Pesticide Applications Permit No. GP-0-11-001  http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/70489.html

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) issued the SPDES General Permit for Point Source Discharges to Surface Waters of New York Sate from Pesticide Applications Permit No. GP-0-11-001. This General Permit, GP-0-11-001 shall be effective from November 1, 2011 to October 31, 2016. Eligibility criteria are contained within Part I of the General Permit.

    A notice of draft permits was published in the Environmental Notice Bulletin on December 8, 2010. This project is an Unlisted Action pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act. A Negative Declaration is on file for this SPDES General Permit for Point Source Discharges To Surface Waters Of New York State From Pesticide Applications, GP-0-11-001.

    2016 Draft Documents for public review of GP-0-16-005

    Availability for Public Comment: Written comments on the draft general permit will be accepted by fax (518-402-9029) or mail until close of business on May 20, 2016 or 30 days after publication of this notice.

    2016 Pesticide General Permit (GP-0-16-005) (PDF) (162KB)

    2016 Pesticide General Permit Fact Sheet (PDF) (55KB)

    Comments should be submitted electronically to pesticide.info@dec.ny.gov, or filed with the contact listed below:
    Thomas Boekeloo, NYS DEC - Division of Water,
    625 Broadway - 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12233-3505


  • Date: October 19, 2015

    Watercraft Inspection Webinar Series - Please click on the link to read full article

    New York Sea Grant is hosting a webinar series on the logistics of starting and managing the watercraft inspection component of a water-based stewardship program.  Registration is required for each of the WebEx-based individual webinar sessions at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/WatercraftInspection_112.


  • Date: July 27, 2015

    21st Western Regional Conference - Please click on the link to read full article

    NYSFOLA will once again host a Western Regional Meeting at Moonwinks Restaurant in Cuba, NY  All NYSFOLA members are invited to this scenic spot near Cuba Lake.  

    October 17, 2015  10:00am - 2pm 

    Moonwinks Restaurant

    930 Jackson Hill RD - Cuba, NY  14727

     http://www.mapquest.com/#b5f82a1d3886f92a9b98afdc

    Welcome & Introduction, Donald Cook - NYSFOLA BOD

    Hydrilla in the Erie Canal - Michael Greer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    Connect with Albany - NYS Senator Tom O'Mara, Chairman of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee

    LUNCH

    Honeoye Lake Inlet Wetlands Restoration Project - Stevie Adams, Nature Conservancy

    Rushford Lake Management Plan Update - Ed Kwietniewski, SUNY Oneonta

    Reducing Runoff in Your Watershed - Michael Haught, Center for Environmental Initiatives

    CLICK HERE FOR THE REGISTRATION FORM


  • Date: December 11, 2014

    NYSFOLA Comments on DRAFT DEC Aquatic Invasive Management Plan - Please click on the link to read full article

    NYSFOLA has submitted comments on the DRAFT Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.  To read the comments, CLICK HERE.


  • Date: October 29, 2014

    DEC Releases DRAFT Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plan - Please click on the link to read full article

    DEC has released its draft AIS Management Plan for public comment and announced this in the new Environmental Notice Bulletin. 

    Link to ENB http://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/20141029_not0.html

     Link to Draft AIS Plan and information on how to submit comments are here http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/99053.html

    Comments may be submitted in writing through December 12, 2014 to NYSDEC Bureau of Fisheries, AIS Management Plan, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4753 or by E-mailing (type "AIS Management Plan" in the subject line).

    Contact: Phil Hulbert, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Division of Fish Wildlife and Marine Resources, Bureau of Fisheries, 625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233-4753, Phone: (518) 402-8890


  • Date: September 10, 2014

    20th Western Regional Meeting - Please click on the link to read full article

    Join NYSFOLA at Moonwinks Restaurant, 9302 Jackson Hill RD in Cuba, NY for the 20th annual western mini-conference.

    The meeting will take place from 10AM to 3PM. CLICK HERE FOR THE AGENDA AND REGISTRATION FORM

     

    moonwinks


  • Date: August 27, 2014

    Quick Insurance Survey! - Please click on the link to read full article

    Does Your Lake Association Have Insurance?

    Please take this very brief SURVEY

    CLICK HERE

    We are trying to help some of our members!  Thanks.


  • Date: June 30, 2014

    Shopping on Amazon? Shop for NYSFOLA! - Please click on the link to read full article

    Are you an Amazon shopper?  Donate 0.5% of your qualified purchases to NYSFOLA!  http://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-2529936


  • Date: June 21, 2014

    DEC HABS Notification Page - Please click on the link to read full article

    The NYS DEC Harmful Algal Bloom notification page is now up and running.  Updates will be made every Friday afternoon.  Before you head out on the water, check it out.  Remember, that this page can only be as good as the data coming in.  Not all blooms are reported.  When in doubt, stay out!

    http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/83310.html


  • Date: May 28, 2014

    Invasive Species Transport Bill - ACT NOW! - Please click on the link to read full article

    New York lake associations need to make their voice heard to let representatives in Albany know that we need to pass the Invasive Species Transport Law as soon as possible!  There are now sponsors in both the NYS Assembly and Senate.  

    BILL TEXT:  http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=S07273&term=2013&Summary=Y&Text=Y


  • Date: February 24, 2014

    NYSFOLA Submits Boat Launch Regulation Comments - Please click on the link to read full article

    NYSFOLA has submitted comments on behalf of our members on DEC's proposed changes to Title 6 NYCRR Parts 59 and 190.  The regulations are intended to control the spread of aquatic invasive species at NYS DEC public boat launches.  To read the comments, CLICK HERE.


Lake News APR 24th

NYSFOLA Annual Conference May 5-6. 2017 "Lake Ecology and Human Impacts"

The 34th Annual NYSFOLA Conference will be held May 5-6, 2017 at White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton, NY.  To view the draft agenda, CLICK HERE.

Registration is now closed for rooms and meals.  You may register at the door for sessions only.  There may be a very limited number of meal tickets available on a first come/first serve basis, but we cannot guarantee numbers since our head counts have been submitted to the chef at White Eagle. 

 

THANK YOU to our friends at Alpha Boats Unlimited /Barber Welding of Weedsport, NY for sponsoring our tote bags this year.

http://www.alphaboats.com/

http://www.barberweldinginc.com/  

And to SOLitude Lake Management for their sponsorship of the conference

http://www.solitudelakemanagement.com/

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