Authorities say newly installed technology on Owasco, Seneca and Skaneateles Lakes will quickly detect changing water-quality conditions that could indicate a harmful algal bloom, or HAB, is developing.
Starry stonewort forms dense surface mats in lakes.SENECA FALLS, N.Y. — The Finger Lakes are getting almost $900,000 in federal funding to help battle invasive species. Sen. Charles Schumer says the Environmental Protection Agency is awarding almost $600,000 to the Finger Lakes Institute to help control a recently discovered hydrilla infestation in Cayuga Lake. The fast-growing aquatic weed can make…
The program aims to collect data from fishing trips on all of New York’s Finger Lakes and selected Lake Ontario embayments of DEC Regions 7 and 8.