21st Western Regional Conference

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

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


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


Lake News OCT 9th

23rd Western Regional Conference October 21, 2017

Join us on Silver Lake in Wyoming County.  The gathering includes a buffet style lunch and great talks. TO REGISTER:  GO TO THE EVENTS TAB AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE.  AND SCROLL DOWN TO REGIONAL CONFERENCES.  

The deadline for registration will be Oct 12th, 2017.


1. Panel Discussion - Faculty and staff  from SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Brockport, the University of  Buffalo, and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) will discuss ways that lake associations can use college programs and expertise  more effectively.

2. Dr. Joseph Atkinson, Chair , Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Buffalo will talk about ongoing research on harmful algal blooms in Sodus Bay, Lake Ontario.

3. Doug Conroe, Chautauqua Lake Association, talks about collaborative efforts with academic institutions..

4. Meg Wilkinson, Invasive Species Database Program Coordinator, NY Natural Heritage Program, shows how to use the IMAP Invasive System smartphone app. Assisting her in the “show and tell “ program will be students from  the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and the RIT. 


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