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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2016: 49th Annual Report

 
 

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49th Annual Report CONTENTS

Title

Author(s)

page

Introduction

W.N. Harman

1

ONGOING STUDIES:

 

OTSEGO LAKE WATERSHED MONITORING:

 

2016 Otsego Lake water levels.

W.N. Harman & M.F. Albright

7

Otsego Lake limnological monitoring, 2016.

H.A. Waterfield & M.F. Albright

10

A survey of Otsego Lake's zooplankton community, summer 2016.

M.F. Albright, C. Murch and K. Johnson

22

Water quality monitoring of five major tributaries in the Otsego Lake watershed, summer 2016.

J. Perry

34

SUSQUEHANNA RIVER MONITORING:

 

 

Upper Susquehanna River water quality monitoring, summer 2016.

L. Courtier

54

REPORTS:

 

 

Evaluation of chlorophyll a extraction techniques.

M. Mehlrose and K. Yokota

66

Efficacy of a potassium peroxymonosulfate-based disinfectant (VirkonTM) against zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) adults and veligers.

J. Perry, M. Albright and D. Stich

76

Evaluation of citric acid, a common food additive and calcium descaler, for use in adult zebra mussel decontamination.

J. Perry, M. Albright and D. Stich

90

Trap net monitoring of fish assemblages in the weedy littoral zone at Rat Cove and the rocky littoral zone at Brookwood Point, Otsego Lake, NY 2016.

Z. Diehl

102

Freshwater pearly mussel (Unionidae) survey of Otsego Lake following zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) introduction.

Z. Piper

112

Succession of BFS Upper Site forest communities 40 years later.

N. Muehlbauer

122

Resurgence of spawning rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) in the Mohican Canyon Creek, Otsego Lake, NY.

M.K. Mulvihill and J.R. Foster

137

Comparison of amphibian abundance in vernal pools at two different sites on Rum Hill.

T. Franzem and D. Stich

145

Monitoring the effectiveness of the Cooperstown wastewater treatment wetland, 2016.

M.F. Albright

156

Comparison of parasite communities of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) from Otsego and Canadarago Lakes.

M. Doolin, J. Darpino, E. Iwanyckyj, S. Macchiarelli, Z. Piper, S. Vandemark, T . Pokorny and F. Reyda

171

Water quality monitoring and analysis of fecal coliform of Canadarago Lake tributaries and outlet.

T. Perry and M. Brown

176

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

M. Brown

188

Fish assemblages of selected Canadarago Lake tributaries and outlet.

T. Perry

198

Annual monitoring of Moe Pond in conjunction with bio-manipulation.

Z.R. Diehl and N.J. Muehlbauer

207

Reproductive phenology of E. complanata in Otsego County, NY.

T. Franzem, P. Lord, A. Gascho-Landis, and R. LaRochelle

218

Comparison of gill raker morphology of alewife from recent and bygone introductions.

D. Stich and C. Ducey

225

Lotic fish communities of selected Otsego Lake tributaries.

Z.R. Diehl

230

Summer 2016 Bioblitz series.

J. Perry

240

Aquatic macrophyte management plan facilitation, Lake Moraine, Madison County, NY 2016.

W.N. Harman and M.F. Albright

265

The effectiveness of three fry emergence traps in measuring lake trout (Salvelinus naymayacush) recruitment in Otsego Lake, NY.

N.R. Winter, B.A. Winter, and J.R. Foster

277

Dynamics of Galerucella spp. and purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) in Goodyear Swamp Sanctuary, summer 2016 update.

H. Waterfield

283

Progress Report on the Sutdy of Neoechinorhychus (Acanthocephala) in fishes from Otsego lake and elsewhere.

M. Doolin and F. Reyda.

290