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5838 State Hwy 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
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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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2012: 45th Annual Report

 
 

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45th Annual Report CONTENTS

Title

Author(s)

page

Introduction

W.N. Harman

1

 

 

ONGOING STUDIES:

 

 

 

OTSEGO LAKE WATERSHED MONITORING:

 

2012 Otsego Lake water levels.

W.N. Harman & M.F. Albright

6

Otsego Lake limnological monitoring, 2012.

H.A. Waterfield & M.F. Albright

8

A survey of Otsego Lake's zooplankton community, summer 2012.

M.F. Albright

20

Chlorophyll a analysis of Otsego Lake, summer 2012.

C. Slater

29

Water quality monitoring of five major tributaries in the Otsego Lake watershed, summer 2012.

K. Mehigan

35

 

 

 

SUSQUEHANNA RIVER MONITORING:

 

 

Monitoring water quality & fecal coliform bacteria in the upper Susquehanna River, summer 2012.

R. Katz

52

Fish of the upper Susquehanna River, Otsego County, NY.

R. Katz

65

 

 

 

ARTHROPOD MONITORING:

 

 

Mosquito Studies - Thayer Farm.

W.L.Butts

69

 

 

 

REPORTS:

 

 

2012 aquatic plant survey of Otsego Lake.

D. McShane and K. Mehigan

70

Monitoring the effectiveness of the Cooperstown wastewater treatment wetland, 2012.

M.F. Albright

93

Benthic macroinvertebrate survey of Oaks Creek, Otsego County, NY.

B. Buckhout

103

Qualitative spot biotic survey of Oaks Creek, White Creek, Cripple Creek, and Moe Pond in Otsego County, New York.

J.S. Heilveil and B. Buckhout

113

Freshwater pearly mussel (unionid) survey of Oaks Creek and the Susquehanna River below its confluence, summer 2012.

M.F. Albright, P.H. Lord, T.N. Pokorny

123

Monitoring of the Moe Pond ecosystem and largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) population before considering biomanipulation options.

A. VanDerKrake

126

Bryophyte reproduction and dispersal in a mixed hardwood forest.

S. Robinson, A. Lawrence, R. Obenauer

137

Afton Lake monitoring and management issues, summer 2012.

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

148

Surface water quality in Otsego County, NY, prior to potential natural gas exploration.

S. Crosier

153

Hydroacoustic surveys of Otsego Lake's pelagic fish community, 2012.

H.A. Waterfield and M.D. Cornwell

169

Monitoring the dynamics of Galerucella spp. and purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in the Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary, summer 2012.

M.F. Albright

177

Pearly mussels in Unadilla River and tributaries.

S. Zemken, P. Lord, T. Pokorny

185

2012 population estimate of walleye (Sander vitreus) in Otsego Lake.

J. Willson, J.R. Foster, M.D. Cornwell

195

Aquatic macrophyte management plan facilitation, Lake Moraine, Madison County, NY 2012.

W.N. Harman and M.F. Albright

201

Control and eradication of water chestnut (Trapa natans, L.) in an Oneonta wetland, 2012 progress report.

H.A. Waterfield and M.F. Albright

212

Parasitic worms of fishes in tributaries of Otsego Lake.

F.B. Reyda and D.D. Willsey

213