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NYS Federation of Lakes (F.O.L.A.) News

FOLA will be holding their 23rd Region 1 meeting at The Club on Silver Lake Restaurant Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10 AM.  Anyone interested in attending contact the SLA to be registered.  The $15 fee for attendees will also include Coffee, danish and lunch.  Deadline for registration is October 12th.

Blue green Algae Update

ALGAE BOOM UPDATE….. (please read, important information) Good Afternoon – The near shore CSLAP sample taken on 9/9/17 from the sampling point at the deepest point in Silver Lake CONFIRM the presence of an Open Water cyanobacteria HAB in Silver Lake based on blue-green chlorophyll a levels of 32.2 µg/L (above the DEC Confirmed Bloom […]

September SLA Meeting

The September SLA monthly meeting was filled with information on how involved the Water Quality Committee is with the Wyoming County Soil & Water District in helping with projects in the Silver Lake watershed. For more details check out the SLA website under the Water Quality tab. This meeting was also bitter sweet as we […]

Silver Lake Algae Bloom Update

Algae Bloom Information Update… Good Morning – The near shore CSLAP sample taken last week from the Silver Lake Campground (Lake Shore Dr., Castile; near Mack’s) lab results confirm the presence of a cyanobacteria harmful algae bloom (HAB) in Silver Lake (Wyoming Co.) based on blue-green chlorophyll a levels of 178,069 µg/L (above the DEC […]

New Water Quality presentations are now available

Two presentations are now available for your viewing (Water Quality tab).  Slideshow #1 is the Silver Lake Experience presentation given by Frank Bright (Water Quality co-chair) and Ellen Folts (www.amandasnativeplants.com). Slideshow #2 is the Water Quality presentation from the SLA Annual Meeting August 12, 2017. Both have great information for everyone!

Blue-green Algae spotted

Good Afternoon – There has been an apparent blue green algae bloom spotted at the Silver Lake Campground  along the main dock area. Please consult the following DEC web site for more information: http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/77118.html It is best to avoid these blooms! I will get out to the lake this afternoon and I will secure a sample that will […]