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Round ‘Slowby’ No More?

Round ‘Slowby’ No More?: contributed by Scott George Posted 9-25-18: The invasion of Round Goby eastward through the Barge Canal towards the Hudson River has been slower than anticipated. An angler captured a specimen in 2014 near Utica but no specimens have been reported east of Sylvan Beach (east end of Oneida Lake) since that time.... Read More

Introducing shadia

Introducing shadia: contributed by Dan Stich Posted 9-12-18: Introducing shadia the first R package for modeling American shad populations! The new R package allows users to run dam passage performance standards models for American shad in northeast Atlantic Coastal Rivers (Connecticut, Merrimack, Penobscot, and Susquehanna rivers currently). The models combine classical cohort-based projection models for annual vital... Read More

Spring 2017 YARE

Two Youth Aquatic Resource Education (YARE) Workshops – Feb 23rd at SUNY Morrisville had  20 Student Conservation Association and Excelsior Conservation Corps members and again on April 23rd at Honeywell Visitor Center on Onondaga Lake had 25 SUNY ESF students (co instructed with Tom Hughes by SUNY ESF PhD student Molly Welsh). Tom Hughes is... Read More

Newsletter Blog 3-15-17

White Sucker Behavior: contributed by Ben Marcy-Quay At this year’s Adirondack Research Forum, Benjamin Marcy-Quay (Cornell University Adirondack Fishery Research Program) presented data indicating that white suckers (Catostomus commersonii) undertake diel movement between lakes. PIT-tagged suckers were detected moving across an antenna array located in a narrow channel between two Adirondack lakes on a nightly... Read More

April 16, 2016 YARE / Creek Freeks

  The YARE Creek Freaks Workshop on April 16th at Hartwick College Pine Lake Environmental Campus was a success!  We had 19 participants, including 2 staff/faculty from SUNY Oneonta and Hartwick, 7 students from Hartwick, and 10 students from SUNY Oneonta with several from the Lake Management program. Samantha Roth, formerly of Cornell and the... Read More