Regional Conferences

2017  Regional Conferences


2017 Columbia & Greene Counties Lake Coalition -

Contact Terri Mayhew for more information-


2017 Western Regional Conference

  1. Panel Discussion - Contact persons from Geneseo, Brockport, U. at Buffalo and R.I.T discuss ways associations can  use college programs more effectively
  2. Dr. Joseph Atkinson - head of the Environmental Engineering Department of U. at Buffalo
  3. Doug Conroe of Chautauqua Lake Associations talks about CLA's connection with Fredonia, Jamestown C.C , etc.  
  4. Meg Wilkinson, Invasive Species Database Program Coordinator, Natural Heritage Program,  shows how to use the IMAP Invasive System on your phone. Assisting her in the show and tell program  will be students from E.S.F and R.I.T.

October 21st 2017 at the Silver Lake Golf Club, contact Donald Cook for more information or use the form link for electronic registration.  If paying by check, send the Registration form and check to Mark Emmerson, 3758 Shearman Road, Perry, New York, 14530. Checks should be made out to –NYSFOLA or New York State Federation of Lake Associations.

Please use this form for electronic registration and payment



Lower Hudson Lakes - July 22, 2016 - Record Attendance! 

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.

Lake News JUN 19th

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 are a central component of the Governor's $65 million, four-point initiative unveiled in the 2018 State of the State to aggressively combat HABs and protect drinking water quality and the upstate economy.  To read them all:  Click here  or see the links to individual plans below.

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