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  1. Where is Bill Reilich on this, ??!!?? After all, he was appointed as a "voice" for the southern shoreline property owners and business interests. He should be able to provide background and timely information on IJC actions/decisions: https://www.ijc.org/en/ijc-appoints-greece-town-supervisor-bill-reilich-its-international-lake-ontario-st-lawrence-river
  2. https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/local-news/dredging-begins-at-braddock-bay/
  3. Dredging begins at Braddock Bay https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/local-news/dredging-begins-at-braddock-bay/
  4. That one on the left in Les' pic.... when Black's releases were white. That goes back to the 70's
  5. IJC says Lake Ontario flooding in 2021 is very unlikely, ends deviation of Plan 2014 Mar 2, 2021 / 12:27 PM EST / Updated: Mar 2, 2021 / 03:58 PM EST https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/ijc-says-lake-ontario-flooding-in-2021-is-very-unlikely-ends-deviation-of-plan-2014/
  6. Delta Engineers Architects & Land Surveyors PC 4873 State Route 5 Vernon, NY, 13476-3530 United States (315) 953-4200 https://delta-eas.com/ https://www.facebook.com/881624471858436/photos/a.894677303886486/2632183470135852/ 4873 State Route 5 Vernon, NY, 13476-3530 United States (315) 953-4200
  7. July 27 off the Genny looking west towards Braddock
  8. Conn. teen lands monster, 42-inch Skaneateles Lake trout after missing it two times: https://www.newyorkupstate.com/outdoors/2020/07/conn-teen-lands-monster-42-inch-skaneateles-lake-trout-after-missing-it-two-times.html?fbclid=IwAR1254VCL8bBEOLwptLaXp1QOX9_0Wo5r5zM7xfvJ1LaWDSxCyFd-6oLwZc
  9. I don't know if it was ever acknowledged or mentioned previously, I truly appreciate the US Flag that was added to the Sandy Creek area webcam view on LOU. Great addition!!
  10. The Hemlock Spinner was often used as the "2nd line in" by by copper pullers...
  11. In the larger Finger Lakes, there is minimal to no mixing below ~100'-120' in depth. The warming/mixing/turnover does not occur, with those depths and below remaining at 39 degrees, water's greatest density. Individuals who drown in waters of 120'+ rarely surface due to very slow decomposition and no mixing.
  12. I think two different phenomenon are being confused in this discussion: "Upwelling" vs "Turnover". Upwelling is quite evident on Lake Ontario, where as an example, a strong persistent southerly wind can push warm upper depth water offshore, to be replaced by cold water from greater depths. This also occurs in the Finger Lakes when strong North or South wind patterns prevail, just not as dramatic. The term "Turnover" is usually applied to lake water that is heating rapidly in late Spring, early Summer. As the warmer waters reach greater depths, there is a mixing or "turnover" of water that will precede stratification, thermocline formation. This happens quite prominently in our Finger Lakes. I am most familiar with the Canandaigua Lake cycle: by mid-June the "turnover" is apparent, most noticeable as decomposing fish (on the cold bottom) are elevated to the surface as decompostion/gasing accelerate due to warming/mixing/ turnover. A similar process occurs in the Fall... as surface/upper water cools, their density increases and begins to sink/mix with lower layers of water. For Canandaigua Lake, this process usually begins in early October, pushing the thermocline deeper as the processing continues. You may see nearly uniform temperature (~60 degrees) until depths of ~80 feet before a temperature break. This will continue until the water temperature reaches the mid to lower 50 degree range, when the fall mixing,"Turnover" completes and the thermocline disappears. This normally occurs for Canandaigua by late October. A likely better explanation: https://www.waterontheweb.org/under/lakeecology/05_stratification.html
  13. I prefer GOES Image Viewer: https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES/sector.php?sat=G16&sector=ne , the Northeast sector . It's been very reliable and updates every 5 mins. I use the Geo Color panel, 2400 X 2400... place cursor on resulting image to zoom/expand area of interest. Animation loop is insightful. For a wider look, I use https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES/sector.php?sat=G16&sector=cgl , the Great Lakes sector.
  14. Sea lampreys... ineffective treatment by DEC for multiple years. Poor conditions when lampricide was applied.
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