The Cayuga Lake Watershed Network identifies key threats
to Cayuga Lake and its watershed and it advocates for solutions
that support a healthy environment and
vibrant, sustainable communities.
At any given time, The Network has a rich mix of exciting programs directed at protecting and improving the watershed and its water resources. Four current projects are highlighted below.
Embrace the Lake
Volunteers throughout the watershed are making a difference by participating in cleanups of the shoreline, trubutaries and surrounding areas. For more information, click here.
Water Quality Monitoring
Volunteers are monitoring stream and lake water quality to strengthen understanding of concerns such as algal blooms and excessive aquatic plant growth. Efforts are coordinated by our new Water Resources Committee.
We believe fundamentally “It takes a network to protect a watershed” and collaborate with public and private organizations throughout the watershed. There are numerous opportunities throughout the year to become involved. Watch our Events Calendar for details.
Tompkins Geographic: Six Mile Creek Watershed Part One: Grounding Ourselves in Place Friday, October 25, 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tompkins Center for History & Culture Ithaca College Gallery/CAP ArtSpace, 1st Floor 110 North Tioga Street Ithaca, NY 14850 Part Two: A...
The Network will have an otherworldly presence at this magic-themed Halloween event. Look for our tent, Aqua Magicae, with the Golden Eggs. Bring kids and grandkids to cast spells protecting our lake and waters! Free, donations welcome. More information here:...
Located at the Ithaca Unitarian Society, 2nd floor of the Annex at the corner of Buffalo and Aurora Streets. Relevant and informative topics related to the health and wellness of Cayuga Lake. Free to the public with refreshments. Agenda 9:30 am: Gather, refreshments,...
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Clebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus ont here holiday and end-of-year giving. It...
The Cayuga Lake Watershed Network is
a grassroots education and advocacy organization of citizens, businesses, groups, and local governments from across the Cayuga Lake Watershed. Our motto: It takes a Network to protect a watershed. Join us!
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