Invasive Species are one of many issues threatening our lakes today. There are several organizations and agencies to assist with identification and control. The following are helpful sources:
- The New York Invasive Species Institute at Cornell University
- Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management – Finger Lakes Region
- New York State Department of Environmental Conservation – Aquatic Invasive Species
For specific information on Hydrilla, go to the NYSFOLA Hydrilla Hunt Webinar
Harmful Algal Blooms are becoming a dominant feature in many NY Lakes.
- To learn more about proper identification and notification go to the NYS DEC Website
- Click on the link to Read My Poor Little Lake by Scott Kishbaugh and Karen Stainbrook, a great article from the New York State Conservationist, April 2014, about Chauttauqua Lake and harmful algal blooms.
Lake Management Planning
Hydrogeology of the Tully Lakes Area in Southern Onondaga and Northern Cortland Counties, New York by the U.S. Geological Survey