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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2014: 47th Annual Report

 
 

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47th Annual Report CONTENTS

Title

Author(s)

page

Introduction

W.N. Harman

1

ONGOING STUDIES:

 

OTSEGO LAKE WATERSHED MONITORING:

 

2014 Otsego Lake water levels.

W.N. Harman & M.F. Albright

8

Otsego Lake limnological monitoring, 2014.

H.A. Waterfield & M.F. Albright

11

A survey of Otsego Lake's zooplankton community, summer 2014.

M.F. Albright & M.J. Best

23

Chlorophyll a concentrations in Otsego Lake, summer 2014.

M. Freehafer

34

Water quality monitoring of five major tributaries in the Otsego Lake watershed, summer 2014.

C. Hastings

42

Analysis of fecal coliform bacteria in Otsego Lake's northern tributaries, summer 2014.

J. Bakhuizen

56

SUSQUEHANNA RIVER MONITORING:

 

 

Monitoring water quality & fecal coliform bacteria in the upper Susquehanna River, summer 2014.

M. Freehafer

64

ARTHROPOD MONITORING:

 

 

Mosquito studies

W.L. Butts

79

Mosquito Survey - Thayer Farm

W.L. Butts

80

REPORTS:

 

 

The abundance of starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) in Otsego Lake, 2014.

M. Genco & R. Russell

81

Summer 2014 trap net monitoring of the fish communities in the weedy littoral zone at Rat Cove and the rocky littoral zone at Brookwood Point, Otsego Lake.

M.J. Best

92

Monitoring zebra mussel colonization: PVC and cast iron recruitment.

B.P. Coyle, P.H. Lord, & W.H. Wong

100

Distribution of  Nitellopsis obtusa (starry stonewort) in Canadarago Lake, NY.

R. Russell & M. Genco

105

2014 aquatic invasive species surveys of New York City water supply reservoirs within the Catskill/Delaware and Croton Watersheds.

M. Wilckens, H.A. Waterfield & W.N. Harman.

114

Potassium permanganate’s effect on zebra mussel adults and veligers.

B.P. Coyle, P.H. Lord, W.H. Wong & M.F. Albright

131

Development of methods to characterize & extract plastic microparticles from personal cleansing products.

E. Davidson, C. Hastings, H.A. Waterfield, & K. Yokota

142

Dynamics of Galerucella spp. and purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary, summer 2014 update.

M. Wilckens & H.A. Waterfield

149

Wetland delineation of Parslow Road Conservation Area in Oaksville, New York.

K. Berdan

156

Is lake trout recruitment impacted by zebra mussels in Otsego Lake, NY?

D.M. Lucykanish & J.R. Foster

164

Continued monitoring of the Moe Pond ecosystem and largemouth bass (Micropterous dolomieuii) populations following its introduction.

J. Piacente

171

Status of rainbow smelt (Osemerus mordax) in the Mohican Canyon Tributary, May 2014.

M.J. Best

181

Using benthic macro invertebrates to assess stream quality of the Unadilla River, Otsego County, NY.

J. Piacente

187

Summer 2014 Bioblitz series.

E. Davidson

196

The effects of Earth Tec®, a molluscicide, on zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) mortality.

M. Genco

217

Using pressurized hot water spray to kill and remove dreissenid mussels on watercraft: Field testing on the efficacy of water temperature, high pressure, and duration of exposure.

W.H. Wong, S. Gerstenberger & A. Watters

227

The temporal succession of invasive species in the Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary.

M. Wilckens

247

Monitoring the effectiveness of the Cooperstown wastewater treatment wetland, 2014.

M.F. Albright

253

Aquatic macrophyte management plan facilitation, Lake Moraine, Madison County, NY, 2014.

B.P. German & M.F. Albright

266

Control and eradication of water chestnut (Trapa natans, L.) in an Oneonta wetland, 2014 progress report.

H.A. Waterfield

278

BFS Research Activities (AY 2014-15).

K. Yokota

280