Monday, August 31, 2015

Hydrilla Training Cruise Sept 2 on Cayuga Lake

CAYUGA LAKE FLOATING CLASSROOMPROJECT


WE NEED YOUR


EYES ON THE LAKE!

HYDRILLA VERTICILLATA threatens fisheries, tourism and the ecology of our lakes!  The fight is on to keep this highly invasive plant from spreading beyond the south end of Cayuga Lake.  
YOU CAN HELP by learning how to spot Hydrilla and other species poised to invade our lakes!  
The CAYUGA LAKE FLOATING CLASSROOM is offering free training and survey cruises, from points around Cayuga Lake during 2015.  
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 9am-noon, Interlaken. 
  • Kidders Landing/Busy Bee dock.
  • Free lake plant ID booklets.
  • Hands-on training for beginners and seasoned volunteers, alike. 
  • Access to the Hydrilla Hunters network of volunteers & info. 
  • Time on the lake, with great people!
     

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Free online reservations can be made at www.ithacaboattours.com (click on calendar button).    Visit www.floatingclassroom.net or call (607) 216-2238 for more information. 
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Source:  Finger Lakes PRISM

Monday, August 24, 2015

EPA Webinar on New Clean Water Rule August 27

A webinar will be held on Thursday, August 27 at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST to provide more details about the final Clean Water Rule. This webinar will provide a review of the final rule, answer some commonly asked questions, and discuss what to expect as the rule is implemented.  
In a historic step for the protection of clean water, EPA and the Army signed the Clean Water Rule on May 27, 2015, to protect the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources from pollution and degradation. The final rule is effective August 28, 2015. 
 

Register for the webinar  
 

For more information visit: www.epa.gov/cleanwaterrule and http://www.army.mil/asacw.

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Source: EPA Office of Water | Water Headlines

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Support Lake Stewardship & Save Money - Shop Amazon through our Storefront

Lake Stewardship has an Amazon.com storefront. If you go there to make your purchases, or purchase one of our hand-selected items, you not only save a little money but you also help support our Lake Stewardship website and outreach programs.

So please shop or browse the Lake Stewardship Store.

Thank you.