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DEC will begin treatment to control parasitic sea lamprey in Seneca Lake next week, improving fishing

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced that work to combat the parasitic sea lamprey will take place the week of Oct. 11, on the Catharine Creek Canal in Schuyler County. By effectively controlling sea lampreys, DEC can reduce mortality ... MORE
Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association begins Harmful Algal B

Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association begins Harmful Algal Bloom observations this week

The Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association has announced there have not been any sightings of Harmful Algal Blooms in the lake as they begin the season of observation. Our 120+ volunteers are finishing up training and ready to start the season. Volunteers ... MORE
GOOD SPOTS: Geneva Lakefront on Seneca Lake offers a unique opportunity for individuals to experience the Finger Lakes Region

GOOD SPOTS: Geneva Lakefront on Seneca Lake offers a unique gateway to experience the Finger Lakes

Seneca Lake, located in the Finger Lakes Region in New York, is the biggest of the Finger Lakes, being the deepest lake in the state. The shores to the lake touch many different towns and villages throughout the region, but perhaps one ... MORE
Soil and lake health

Soil and lake health central to improving region’s environment over long-term

The long-term health of Seneca Lake is crucial. Not only for maintaining the region’s drinking water supply- but also for the sake of tourism and agriculture. Later this month, a farming symposium will focus on what’s known as Payment for Ecosystem Services ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: Farming symposium takes on eco-friendly soil management practices to protect lakes (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: Farming symposium takes on eco-friendly soil management practices to protect lakes (podcast)

Later this month Seneca Lake Pures Waters Association will be putting on a farming symposium. It’s all about Soil Health Incentive programs for farm and vineyard owners- which are typically known as Payment for Ecosystem Services. The programs allow farmers to be ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ice Harvesting in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Ice Harvesting in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Before the days of electrical refrigeration much of the perishable foods that sustained the northeastern United States came from the vast ice harvesting industry on the Finger Lakes. Learn how ice was harvested and delivered to customers throughout the region and beyond ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Fossenvue on Seneca Lake (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Fossenvue on Seneca Lake (podcast)

Between 1875 and 1901, Fossenvue was an important summer retreat on Seneca Lake that provided cultural stimulation in a natural setting. Seneca County Historian Walter Gable will explain how a group of seven friends in Geneva, New York founded Fossenvue and the ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Valois Castle on Seneca Lake (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Valois Castle on Seneca Lake (podcast)

It was called a “breath of Paris in the Finger Lakes” during the late 19th century. Built by Arthur E. Valois on the shore overlooking Seneca Lake, the history of Valois Castle has roots in European royalty and treasures.  Learn about the ... MORE
OUT & ABOUT: Early November Saturday on the Seneca Lake Wine & Finger Lakes Beer Trail

OUT & ABOUT: Early November Saturday on the Seneca Lake Wine & Finger Lakes Beer Trail

It has become an annual tradition for a group of our friends to spend the first Saturday of November on one of the area’s wine trails. Early November is a great time to tour wineries and craft breweries in the Finger Lakes ... MORE
Horn, Sheppard talk marina development in Geneva; boundary between Ontario, Seneca

Horn, Sheppard talk marina development in Geneva; boundary between Ontario, Seneca

Seneca County has questions, but Geneva doesn’t have all the answers just yet. A resolution was passed at last Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, green-lighting a SEQRA response from Seneca County. The resolution authorizes County Manager John Sheppard to respond to a ... MORE
SENECA LAKE DEBATE: Geneva is not looking for lakefront developers

SENECA LAKE DEBATE: Geneva is not looking for lakefront developers

Geneva City Manager Matt Horn Geneva City Council fielded plenty of concerns from residents at Wednesday’s meeting regarding lakefront development. The message from residents who spoke was clear: Follow the comprehensive plan, and don’t develop the lakefront property along Seneca Lake. As ... MORE
This Seneca Lake drone video from July will give you a short break from January's freeze

This Seneca Lake drone video from July will give you a short break from January’s freeze

The past week has been the coldest of the season and it can be easy to forget just how wonderful the Finger Lakes are in the summer. This video compiled from drone footage captured this past July on Seneca Lake will remind ... MORE

Sampson Beach Fire in March

It is not often the weather is so warm in March. It was perfect for a beach side fire along Seneca Lake at Sampson State Park Wednesday evening. Photo by Tera Erway, FingerLakes1.com ... MORE