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SENECA LAKE: How safe is it to eat fish caught in Seneca Lake? Chemicals found in high-volume after fish from last year’s derby tested (podcast)

SENECA LAKE: How safe is it to eat fish caught in Seneca Lake? Chemicals found in high-volume after fish from last year's derby tested (podcast)
State health officials could be forced to make ruling on freshwater fish How safe is it to eat fish caught in Seneca Lake? On its face that might seem like the simplest question one could ... more
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Farmland runoff, intense storms responsible for raising phosphorus loads that drive HABs in Seneca-Keuka watershed, report finds

Farmland runoff, intense storms responsible for raising phosphorus loads that drive HABs in Seneca-Keuka watershed, report finds
A comprehensive plan to cut phosphorus pollution in the Seneca-Keuka Watershed won final state approval this week, providing a roadmap for protecting the two lakes from toxic algal blooms and flooding driven by climate change ... more
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Will Greenidge face any consequences for missing October 1 deadline to install screens on water intake pipe?

Will Greenidge face any consequences for missing October 1 deadline to install screens on water intake pipe?
For more than five years, Greenidge Generation has skirted a federal law that requires power plants to install screens on their cooling water intake pipes to protect aquatic life. Now the company has fallen far ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Brittany Gibson of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Brittany Gibson of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail (podcast)
Sydney Radka and Felecia Dombrowski welcome in Executive Director of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail Brittany Gibson. Brittany will talk about the event being held later this month on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail! August ... more
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DEC will begin treatment to control parasitic sea lamprey in Seneca Lake next week, improving fishing

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

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

GOOD SPOTS: Geneva Lakefront on Seneca Lake offers a unique opportunity for individuals to experience the Finger Lakes Region
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 ... more
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Soil and lake health central to improving region’s environment over long-term

Soil and lake health
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 ... more
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FL1 DAILY: Farming symposium takes on eco-friendly soil management practices to protect lakes (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: What can we all do to
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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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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 ... more
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