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Main Laboratory
5838 State Hwy 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone: 607-547-8778
Fax: 607-547-5114

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THAYER FARM COMPLEX
Lakeside Farm &
Upland Interpretive Center

7027 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY
(physical address)

Thayer Boathouse
7016 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY

Rum Hill
Thurston Hill Rd.
Springfield, NY

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Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary
7290 State Hwy 80
Springfield, NY

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Greenwoods Conservancy
824 Zachow Rd.
Hartwick, NY 13348

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Upper Research Site
Averill Rd.
Cooperstown, NY

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2007: 40th Annual Report

 
 

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40th Annual Report CONTENTS

Section/Report Title

Author(s)

page

Introduction

W.N. Harman

1

 

 

ONGOING STUDIES:

 

 

 

OTSEGO LAKE WATERSHED MONITORING:

 

2007 Otsego Lake water levels

W.N. Harman & K.S. Ernst
4

Otsego lake limnological monitoring, 2007

M.F. Albright
6
Chlorophyll a concentrations in Otsego Lake, summer 2007
S.G. Ottley
16
Fecal coliform monitoring in Otsego Lake, summer 2007
C.J. Bueche
22
A survey of Otsego Lake's zooplankton community, summer 2007
M.F. Albright
26
Water quality monitoring of five major tributaries in the Otsego Lake watershed, summer 2007
C.J. Bueche
33
     

SUSQUEHANNA RIVER MONITORING:

 

 

Monitoring water quality and fecal coliform bacteria in the upper Susquehanna River, summer 2007

O.L. Coyle
46

 

 

 

ARTHROPOD MONITORING:

 

 

Mosquito Studies: Collection of Anopheles walkeri Theobald

W.L. Butts
66
Mosquito Studies: Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary surveillance
W.L. Butts
67

 

 

 

VERTEBRATE MONITORING:
   
Heron nesting - Greenwoods Conservancy: Apparent abandonment of rookery by great blue heron (Ardea Herodias)
W.L. Butts
69
     

REPORTS:

 

 

Diet analysis of predatory fish prior and subsequent to stocking walleye (Sander vitreus) in Otsego lake

J.C. Lydon
70

Wetland vegetative assessment in Highland, Sullivan County, NY, summre and fall 2007

H.A. Waterfield, C.M. Snyder, and W.N. Harman
83

Survey of the pearly freshwater mussels (Unionidae: Bivalvia) of the Susquehanna River in a reach between exits 14 and 15 of Interstate 88, Oneonta, NY

W.N. Harman and E.S. Underwood
91

The effects of hydrodynamic forces on zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha) veliger mortality in a laboratory setting

L. Crane and T. Horvath
96

New York State dragonfly and damselfly survey, 2007, Otsego and Madison Counties

C.M. Snyder
102

The effects of Japanese knotweed (Reynoutria japonica) on streambank stabilization in Otsego County, New York

K. Mummigatti
111

Hydroacoustic surveys of Otsego Lake, 2007

T.E. Brooking and M.D. Cornwell
120

Continued monitoring of the ecosystem dynamics of Moe Pond following the introduction of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) and smallmouth bass (M. dolomieu)

E.S. Underwood
126

Summer 2007 trap net monitoring of littoral fish communities at Rat Cove and Brookwood Point

D.S. Stich
136
Monitoring the dynamics of Galerucella spp. and purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in the Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary and along the shorelines of Otsego, Weaver, and Youngs Lakes, summer 2007
J.C. Lydon
142

Report on 2007 archaeological investigations at the Thayer Homestead: Excavations at the Thayer House

D.P. Staley
157
Walleye (Sander vitreus) reintroduction update: Walleye stocking, gill netting, and diet analysis 2007
M.D. Cornwell and N.D. McBride
165
Summer, diel habitat utilization of walleye (Sander vitreus) in Otsego Lake, NY
D.S. Stich, B.F. Decker, J.C. Lydon, J.M. Byrne, and J.R. Foster
172
Walleye spawning movements in Otsego Lake, NY
B.F. Decker, D.S. Stich, M.A. DiSarno, and J.R. Foster
190
Discovery of a Socket Bayonet at the Thayer residence
D.F. Larkin
212
   

TECHNICAL REPORTS:

 
     

Technical Report #25: Aquatic macrophyte management plan facilitation: Moraine Lake, Madison County, NY 2007

W.N. Harman, M.F. Albright, and C.M. Snyder
213