BFS Locations

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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2013: 46th Annual Report

 
 

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46th Annual Report CONTENTS

Title

Author(s)

page

Introduction

W.N. Harman

1

ONGOING STUDIES:

 

OTSEGO LAKE WATERSHED MONITORING:

 

2013 Otsego Lake water levels.

W.N. Harman & M.F. Albright

8

Otsego Lake limnological monitoring, 2013.

H.A. Waterfield & M.F. Albright

11

A survey of Otsego Lake's zooplankton community, summer 2013.

C. Tanner & M.F. Albright

22

Chlorophyll a concentrations in Otsego Lake, summer 2013.

T. Bianchine & C. Tanner

34

Water quality monitoring of five major tributaries in the Otsego Lake watershed, summer 2013.

C. Teter

42

SUSQUEHANNA RIVER MONITORING:

 

 

Monitoring water quality & fecal coliform bacteria in the upper Susquehanna River, summer 2013.

T. Bianchine

59

ARTHROPOD MONITORING:

 

 

Mosquito data from light traps - Thayer Farm.

W.L.Butts

74

REPORTS:

 

 

Aquatic invasive species present in Otsego County, NY water bodies.

A. Yoo, K. Herzog, & H.A. Waterfield

75

Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) monitoring using navigation buoys.

A. Yoo, P.H. Lord, & W.H. Wong

95

Zebra mussels and other benthic organisms in Otsego Lake in 2008.

J. Vanassche, W.H. Wong, W.N. Harman, & M.F. Albright

103

Trap net monitoring of fish communities within the weedly littoral zone at Rat Cover and rocky littoral zone at Brookwood Point, Otsego Lake.

S.G. Stowell

110

Population assessment of fresh-water mussels (Unionidae) in Otsego Lake since the introduction of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha).

D. Caracciolo

115

Gastropods and fish as hosts of digenetic trematodes in Otsego Lake and nearby waters.

E. Darpino, R. Russell, & F. Reyda

123

Nematodes of fishes of Otsego Lake, New York, including a species that is new to science.

A. Borden & F. Reyda

129

An examination of the morphological diversity within a new genus of tapeworm from stingrays (Class: Cestoda).

K. Herzog, R. Russell, & F. Reyda

135

Cestodes of the fishes of Otsego Lake and nearby waters.

A. Sendkewitz, I. Delgado, & F. Reyda

140

Forest bryophyte reproduction and disperal: An update.

A. Lawrence & S.C. Robinson

144

Monitoring the effectiveness of the Cooperstown wastewater treatment wetland, 2013.

M.F. Albright

150

Groundwater flow and geochemisty at Greenwoods Conservancy.

M. Moore & L. Hasbargen

161

Utilizing environmental DNA to identify aquatic invasive species.

L. Newton

186

A biosurvey of Allen's Lake, Richfield Springs, NY.

P.H. Lord

192

Chronological field observations at various BFS sites, 2013.

W.L. Butts

194

Dynamics of Galerucella spp. and purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary, summer 2013 update.

H.A. Waterfield

197

Walleye (Sander vitreus) movement and depth utilization in response to changes in alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) abundance in Otsego Lake.

J. R. Foster & D.J. Drake

204

Hydroacoustic survey of Otsego Lake's pelagic fish community, spring 2013.

H.A. Waterfield & M.D. Cornwell

211

Natural recruitment of lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) in Otsego Lake.

N.M. Sawick & J.R. Foster

219

Monitoring the Moe Pond ecosystem and population estimates of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) post unauthorized introduction.

S.G. Stowell

226

Otsego Lake, NY ice phenology 1843-2014.

H.A. Waterfield

237

Presence of mercury and comparison to other metals in lakes, rivers and streams in central New York.

M. Moore & D. Castendyk

241

The effects of zebra mussels on benthic macroinvertebrates in Otsego Lake.

J.M. Vanassche, W.H. Wong, W.N. Harman, & M.F. Albright

253

Control and eradication of water chestnut (Trapa natans, L.) in an Oneonta wetland, 2013 progress report.

H.A. Waterfield & M.F. Albright

265

Aquatic macrophyte management plan facilitation, Lake Moraine, Madison County, NY 2013.

W.N. Harman & M.F. Albright

267

Otsego Lake fry sampling, 2013.

H.A. Waterfield & M.F. Albright

278