Author: CLWA

Lake Friendly Living Coalition of the Finger Lakes to Sponsor Climate Resiliency Education Series in May

Lake Friendly Living Education Series to Feature Climate Resiliency, Rain Gardens, Invasive Species, and Shoreline Practices The Lake Friendly Living Coalition of the Finger Lakes has announced that beginning May 2 it will sponsor an education series featuring numerous expert

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A Brief Love Story…

Her name was Helen, and she loved the Lake.  In the early 1950’s, with a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Brockport, she was a physical education teacher at Monroe High School in Rochester.  She worked summers as a counselor at Camp

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Invasive Jumping Worms … Will they make an impact in our area?

Earthworms are good, right?  This is what most of us assume.  But before we dive back into springtime mulching and planting season, have you heard of jumping worms?   They are known by several different nicknames, i.e., crazy worms, snake worms,

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SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry PhD Student Studying Benthic Cyanobacteria on Canandaigua Lake

Abby Webster is a PhD student at SUNY ESF studying benthic and attached cyanobacteria in the Finger Lakes. She works closely with the team at the Finger Lakes Institute in Geneva to conduct her field work, and last summer, deployed

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Lake Level Update for November 2, 2021

Last week’s rains, ranging from 4-7 inches across the watershed, brought the lake level up by 1.8 feet. In recent days, the lake level reached a high of 689.84 (feet above sea level) and as of today (11/2) it is

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Water Quality Update for October 15 , 2021

Water Quality Update for October 15, 2021 Welcome to the final Friday Water Quality Update of the season. Last week, we reported on a significant bloom event that started on Monday October 4th– occurring mostly on the west of the

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Water Quality Update for October 8, 2021

Lakewide Bloom Event on Canandaigua Lake  Many areas around the lake impacted by harmful algae blooms This week, we experienced a significant harmful algal bloom event on Canandaigua Lake. Blooms  extended along the vast majority of the shoreline, as well

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Water Quality Update for October 5, 2021

Although we are in-between our regularly scheduled Friday updates, we wanted to report that we have been seeing harmful algae blooms along the shoreline the last two days. Conditions have been relatively calm, but a subtle northeast wind means we

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Water Quality Update for October 1, 2021

We are in the final days of the Volunteer Shoreline Harmful Algae Bloom Program, with an official end date of Sunday, October 3rd. Next Friday will be our last weekly water quality update. We hope you have found these weekly

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Water Quality Update for September 24, 2021

Reports this week so far (Week of Monday, September 20 – Sunday, September 26):  18 surveys performed  2 Suspicious Blooms   Welcome to the 13th edition of your Friday Water Quality Update!  These updates are crafted in partnership with CLWA and

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