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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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2008: 41st Annual Report

 
 

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41st Annual Report CONTENTS

Section/Report Title

Author(s)

page

Introduction

W.N. Harman

1

 

 

ONGOING STUDIES:

 

 

 

OTSEGO LAKE WATERSHED MONITORING:

 

2008 Otsego Lake water levels

W.N. Harman and K.S. Ernst

4

Otsego Lake limnological monitoring, 2008

M.F. Albright and H.A. Waterfield

6

A survey of Otsego Lake's zooplankton community, summer 2008

M.F. Albright

16

Water quality monitoring of five major tributaries in the Otsego Lake watershed, summer 2008

J.M. Denby

24

 

 

 

SUSQUEHANNA RIVER MONITORING:

 

 

Monitoring water quality & fecal coliform bacteria in the upper Susquehanna River, summer 2008

J.E. Matus

40

 

 

 

ARTHROPOD MONITORING:

 

 

Survey of sites which may support populations of Anopheles walkeri Theobald
W.L. Butts 54

Mosquito Surveys - Thayer Farm.

W.L. Butts

56

 

 

 

REPORTS:

 

 

Prey selection by predatory fish prior to and following walleye (Sander vitreus) stocking in Otsego Lake

C. Bueche

57

Survey of Canisteo River freshwater pearly mussels (Unionidae: Bivalvia) in a reach around a proposed natural gas pipeline crossing north of Catatunk Road east of Adrian, NY

W.N. Harman, P. Lord, and L. Heiland

73

Unionid population survey in Susquehanna tributaries

N. Kishbaugh

83

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

K.M. Finger

85

Summer 2008 trap net monitoring of littoral fish communities at Rat Cover and Brookwood Point

J.M. Byrne

99

Monitoring the dynamics of Galerucella spp. and purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in the Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary, summer 2008

H.A. Waterfield

104

Walleye (Sander vitreus) reintroduction update: Walleye stocking, gill netting 2008

M.D. Cornwell and N.D. McBride

112

Diel movements and habitat utilization of walleye (Sander vitreus) in Otsego Lake, New York

J.M. Byrne, D.S. Stitch, and J.R. Foster

120

Mark-recapture and catch per unit effort measures of walleye (Sander vitreus) abundance in Otsego Lake, NY

J.C. Lydon, M.D. Cornwell, J.R. Foster, T.E. Brooking, and S. Cavaliere

137

Floristic survey of Big Meadow, Greenwoods Conservancy, summer 2008

R. Searles and A. Ryburn

147

2008 Activity Report

F.B. Reyda

153

Water quality monitoring in the headwaters of the Susquehanna River, Otsego County, New York, summer, 2008

M. Reed

158

Treatment performance of advanced onsite wastewater treatment systems in the Otsego Lake watershed, 2008 results

H.A. Waterfield and S. Kessler

168

Pilot survey of Canadarago Lake and its tributaries, 2008

C. Bailey and M.F. Albright

179

Update on zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) invasion and establishment in Otsego Lake, 2008

H.A. Waterfield

200

     

TECHNICAL REPORTS:

   

BFS Technical Report #26. Aquatic macrophyte management plan facilitation, Lake Moraine, Madison County, NY, 2008.

W.N. Harman, M.F. Albright, L. Zach

205