Reports, Publications & Educational Resources

Safe Yield Evaluation for Conesus Lake, 2021

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Watershed Education Center - Yearly Educational Program

Watershed Characterization Report - Ten Year Update (2013)

Annual Report Cards

Annual Report Cards provide an update on the Conesus Lake
Watershed Management Plan implementation activities and
yearly water quality monitoring results.

2005               2010             2015             2020
2006               2011             2016
2007               2012             2017
2008               2013             2018
2009               2014             2019 

Monitoring Reports




SUNY Geneseo:  Monitoring of Water Quality, Water Column Mixing and Blooms of Cyanobacteria In Conesus Lake (NY), Summer 2017


SUNY Geneseo: Linkage Between Water Column Mixing of Phosphorus and Onset of Cyanobacteria Blooms In Conesus Lake

SUNY Brockport: Stream Water Quality Assessment of Long Point Gully, Graywood Gully, and Sutton Point: Conesus Lake Tributaries


SUNY Brockport: Trophic Status of Conesus Lake 2014: Long-term Trends in Lake Chemistry and the Plankton Community


SUNY Geneseo: Studies of Adult and Larval Zebra Mussel Populations in Conesus Lake, NY


SUNY Brockport: Long-term Trends and the Trophic Status of Conesus Lake 2012

SUNY Brockport: Stream Water Quality Assessment of Long Point Gully, Graywood Gully, and Sand Point Gully: Conesus Lake Tributaries Spring 2012

SUNY Geneseo: Historical Trends of Macrophyte Diversity and Biomass in Conesus Lake

SUNY Geneseo: Study of Selected Limnological Parameters In Conesus Lake (NY) Following Heavy Precipitation and Runoff in Spring 2011

SUNY Brockport: The Development of an Stream Water Quality Assessment Index to Evaluate Stream Health Conesus Lake Tributaries


SUNY Brockport: Conesus Lake Tributaries Summer 2010

SUNY Geneseo: Macrophyte Biomass and Filamentous Algal Cover in Conesus Lake: Long Term Trends for the Cottonwood Gully, Sand Point Gully, Sutton Point Gully and North Gully Cove Macrophyte Beds

Walleye as a Management tool for controlling alewife populations of Cayuta and Canadarago Lakes, August 2010


SUNY Geneseo: Continued Monitoring of Macrophyte Biomass and Filamentous Algal Cover in Conesus Lake

Water Quality of the Finger Lakes, New York 2005-2008, March 2, 2009

SUNY Brockport: Water Quality of USDA Monitored Watersheds Internal Hypolimnetic Phosphorus Loading Lake Chemistry Status of the Zooplankton Community

Conesus Lake Baseline Data on the Stream Bank Restoration Project Update on Water Quality of USDA Monitored Watersheds, December 2008

Conesus Lake Limnology 2004

Stressed Stream Analysis of North Gully and Southwest Creeks in the Conesus Lake Watershed, July 2002

Update of Soil and Nutrient Loss from Subwatersheds of Conesus Lake, 2001

Distribution and Biomass of Macrophytes in Six Large Beds Adjacent to Streams with High Nutrient Loading, Summer 2001

Synoptic Watershed Survey Conesus Lake Watershed, May 26, 2000

Summary of Report Distribution and Standing Crops of Submersed Macrophytes in Conesus Lake, NY, 1999

Soil and Nutrient Loss from Sub-Watersheds in the Southwest Quadrant of Conesus Lake, May 1999

Priority Area Assessment Report:  Canaseraga Creek, April 1, 1997

Priority Area Assessment Report: Conesus Creek, April 1, 1997

Priority Area Assessment Report:  Middle Genesee River, April 1, 1997

Stress Stream Analysis of a Sub-Watershed of Conesus Lake:  South McMillan Creek, July 1994

Stress Stream Analysis of Two Sub-Watersheds of Conesus Lake:  Hanna's and Wilkins Creek


Water Pollution Summary Bulletin - Conesus Lake Studies, October 1968


Conesus Lake Association

Finger Lakes Institute

Livingston County Sheriff's Marine Patrol

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Livingston County

Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council

Livingston County Tourism

Finger Lakes PRISM

New York State Invasive Species Clearinghouse

New York State Federation of Lake Association

Finger Lakes-Lake Ontario Watershed Protection Alliance

Finger Lakes Regional Watershed Alliance