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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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2010: 43rd Annual Report

 
 

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43rd Annual Report CONTENTS

Title

Author(s)

page

Introduction

W.N. Harman

1

 

 

ONGOING STUDIES:

 

 

 

OTSEGO LAKE WATERSHED MONITORING:

 

2010 Otsego Lake water levels.

W.N. Harman & K.S. Ernst

4

Otsego lake limnological monitoring, 2010.

H.A. Waterfield & M.F. Albright

7

A survey of Otsego Lake's zooplankton community, summer 2010.

M. Leonardo & M.F. Albright

19

Chlorophyll a survey, Otsego Lake, 2010.

H. Bauer

28

Water quality monitoring of five major tributaries in the Otsego Lake watershed, summer 2010.

S. Putnam

33

 

 

 

 

 

SUSQUEHANNA RIVER MONITORING:

 

Monitoring water quality & fecal coliform bacteria in the upper Susquehanna River, summer 2010.

H. Bauer

48

Susquehanna headwaters baseline water quality monitoring.

S. Fickbohm

62

 

 

ARTHROPOD MONITORING:

 

Mosquito Studies - Site record: Psorophora ferox (van Humboldt).

W.L.Butts

84

Site record: Ixodes scapularis Say.

W.L.Butts

86

Observation of centrachid spawning activity (pond west of Upland Interpretive Center).

W.L. Butts

87

 

 

REPORTS:

 

Monitoring the effectiveness of the Cooperstown wastewater treatment
wetland.

M.F. Albright and H.A. Waterfield

88

Phosphorus content in reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) in a treatment wetland, Cooperstown, NY.

B. Olsen

94

Continued monitoring of Canadarago Lake and its tributaries, 2010 results (interim report).

H.A. Waterfield, M.F. Albright and N. Mazziotta

103

A survey of Canadarago Lake’s zooplankton community, summer 2010.

M.F. Albright

119

Survey of fecal coliform bacteria in Canadarago Lake and its tributaries.

N. Mazziotta

125

Macroinvertebrate survey and biological assessment of water quality: tributaries of Canadarago Lake, Otsego County, NY.

C. Bailey

133

2010 Canadarago Lake aquatic macrophyte survey.

T.F. Smith

143

Treatment performance of advanced onsite wastewater treatment systems in the Otsego lake watershed, 2010 results update.

H.A. Waterfield

161

Continued evaluation of phosphorus-removal media for use in onsite wastewater treatment systems (interim report).

M.F. Albright and H.A. Waterfield

171

Investigating walleye (Sander vitreus) behavior and optimal forage theory in Otsego Lake, NY.

B.E. Bowers and H.A. Waterfield

180

Summer 2010 trap net monitoring of littoral fish communities at Rat Cove and Brookwood Point, Otsego Lake.

B.E. Bowers

186

Fish faunal changes in Otsego Lake’s Shadow Brook watershed following application of best management practices.

R.J. Reynolds, J.C. Lydon and J.R. Foster

191

Spawning site fidelity of walleye (Sander vitreus) in Otsego Lake, NY.

J.R. Foster, J.C. Lydon, R.C. Hilsdorf and C.J. Tizzio

201

Walleye (Sander vitreus) spawning movements and habitat utilization in Otsego Lake, NY.

J. Brewer, J. McGuirk and J.R. Foster

209

Introduction of white perch (Morone americana) into Otsego Lake.

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

224

Hydroacoustic surveys of Otsego Lake’s pelagic fish community, 2010.

H.A. Waterfield and M.D. Cornwell

228

A survey of the parasites of smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomeiu) of Otsego County, NY.

C. Szmygiel and F.B. Reyda

235

A survey of gregarines in the odonates of Otsego Country, NY.

C. Wiles and F.B. Reyda

241

The gregarine parasites of Ischnura verticalis, the eastern forktail damselfly, in Otsego County, NY.

C. Wiles and F.B. Reyda

247

Historical archaeology at the Thayer Homestead: Progress report of the 2010 investigations.

D.P. Staley

255

Phase I report of archaeological investigations of the State University of New York College at Oneonta Upland Field Station.

R. B. Walker

266

Unadilla River Pearly mussel survey.

Solomon Maricle

295

Monitoring the dynamics of Galerucella spp. and purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in the Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary, summer 2010.

H.A. Waterfield and M.F. Albright

302

Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership 2010 Annual Report.

M. Taylor

310

 

 

 

TECHNICAL REPORTS:

 

 

BFS Technical Report # 28. Limnological and fishery survey of a privately owned fishing preserve.

M.F. Albright, H.A. Waterfield, M.D. Cornwell, K. Coakley and J.C. Lydon

319

BFS Technical Report #29. Aquatic macrophyte management plan facilitation, Lake Moraine, Madison County, NY, 2010.

W.N. Harman, M.F. Albright
and T.F. Smith

345