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.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7 p.m. Lansing Town Hall, 29 Auburn Road, Lansing Free and Open to the Public A Presentation by Nathaniel Launer, Community Science Institute, Cayuga Lake HABs Monitoring Program Coordinator Launer will share observations and data from...
WHO:Swimmers, Boaters, Volunteers and Hospicare Staff WHAT: A winter celebration of Women Swmmin' WHERE: Liquid State, 620 W Green St. Ithaca WHEN: December 2, 2019 5-7PM WHY: Support Hospicare and Cayuga Lake Watershed Network Snacks Provided / Cash Bar / Women...
End-of-Season Hydrilla Information Meeting & Volunteer Thank-You for Cayuga Lake! Nov. 7, 2-4 pm, Wells College
Join us for the End-of-Season Hydrilla Information Meeting & Volunteer Thank-You for Cayuga Lake! Get the latest from the experts on where Hydrilla has been found around Cayuga Lake, where it is under control, and where it may be gaining ground. Please RSVP...
Presented by the Tompkins County Water Resources Council: Stream & Wetland Buffer Workshop, Thursday, November 21, 5:00-8:00pm At The History Center in Tompkins County, 110 N. Tioga Street, Ithaca, NY This training will provide municipal officials, land use...
#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...
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