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5838 State Hwy 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Phone: 607-547-8778
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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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2011: 44th Annual Report

 
 

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44th Annual Report CONTENTS

Title

Author(s)

page

Introduction

W.N. Harman

1

 

 

ONGOING STUDIES:

 

 

 

OTSEGO LAKE WATERSHED MONITORING:

 

2011 Otsego Lake water levels.

W.N. Harman & M.F. Albright

6

Otsego Lake limnological monitoring, 2011.

H.A. Waterfield & M.F. Albright

9

A survey of Otsego Lake's zooplankton community, summer 2011.

M.F. Albright & O. Zaengle

20

Chlorophyll a analysis of Otsego Lake, summer 2011.

A. Levenstein

29

Water quality monitoring of five major tributaries in the Otsego Lake watershed, summer 2011.

O. Zaengle

35

Preliminary investigations of organic and inorganic carbon content of the Otsego Lake watershed, summer 2011.

G.W. Badger

47

 

 

 

SUSQUEHANNA RIVER MONITORING:

 

 

Monitoring water quality & fecal coliform bacteria in the upper Susquehanna River, summer 2011.

B. Scott

59

 

 

 

ARTHROPOD MONITORING:

 

 

Mosquito Studies - Thayer Farm.

W.L.Butts

73

 

 

 

REPORTS:

 

 

Monitoring the effectiveness of the Cooperstown wastewater treatment wetland, 2011.

M.F. Albright

74

Efficacy of emergent plants as a means of phosphorus removal in a treatment wetland, Cooperstown, New York.

E. Gazzetti

82

Insight into a complex system: Cooperstown wastewater treatment wetland, 2011.

T. Robb

90

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

H.A. Waterfield

108

Baseline water quality assessment of aquatic benthic macroinvertebrates in streams prior to natural gas extraction; Otsego County NY.

K. Whitcomb

122

Microfaunal community on lichens, Otsego County, NY.

B.P. German

132

Alewife (Alosa psuedoharengus) density as a predictor of open water utilization by walleye (Sander vitreus) in Otsego Lake, NY.

B.E. Bowers

140

Summer 2011 trap net monitoring of fish communities utilizing the weedy littoral zone at Rat Cove and rocky littoral zone at Brookwood Point, Otsego Lake.

B.P. German

146

Hydroacoustic surveys of Otsego Lake's pelagic fish community, 2011.

H.A. Waterfield and M.D. Cornwell

152

Monitoring the dynamics of Galerucella spp. and purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in the Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary, summer 2011.

M.F. Albright

158

Afton Lake water quality, nutrients and algae.

W.N. Harman, M.F. Albright, and H.A. Waterfield

164

Laurel Lake water quality, nutrients, and algae, summer 2011.

H.A. Waterfield, W.N. Harman, and M.F. Albright

169

2011 Catskill region aquatic nuisance species survey for the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development.

W.N. Harman

175

2011 pearly mussel surveys of portions of the Catatonk Creek, Butternut Creek and Unadilla River.

P.H. Lord, and T.N. Pokorny

185

Drainage basin size as a predictor of fish species richness in the Otsego Lake watershed.

J.R. Foster and R. Lewis

192

Spine punching: An effective way of marking spiny-rayed fish.

J.R. Foster and J.C. Lydon

198

DEC Invasive Species Eradication and Control Grant final report.

W.N. Harman, H.A. Waterfield, and M.F. Albright

205

Intestinal damage in locally occurring game fish infected with the acanthocephalan, Leptorhynchoides thecatus.

F.B. Reyda, C. Lange, J. Sheehan, U. Habal, D. Willsey, L. Laraque, and M. O'Rourke

208

 

 

 

TECHNICAL REPORTS:

 

 

BFS Technical Report #31. Aquatic macrophyte management plan facilitation, Lake Moraine, Madison County, NY, 2011.

W.N. Harman, M.F. Albright and O. Zaengle

214