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WORK PLAN: WEEK OF JULY 6 – 10, 2020

WORK PLAN: WEEK OF JULY 6 – 10, 2020

News, Work Plan
This week marks the first completed route along the shores of Chautauqua Lake below Long Point. Lakewood Crew Lakewood harvesters are currently working south along Old Fluvanna. Crews will continue south to Denslow then cross to Celoron to harvest the marinas and begin heading north along the west side of the lake. Shore crews are currently at White Wall (driftwood road area) and will also continue south to Old Fluvanna stopping around Denslow area then following the path of the harvesters to the marinas in Celoron and north to Ashville Bay. Long Point Crew Long Point harvesters are currently in the Cheneys Point area. They will continue north along the west side of the lake to Prendergast Point area. There they will cross to the Lutheran Camp and begin working…
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CLA Harvests Over 3 Million Pounds

CLA Harvests Over 3 Million Pounds

Harvest Reports, News
It’s Been a Busy Month, and the Work is Just Getting Started Lakewood, NY — The past two months have been productive for the Chautauqua Lake Association, and the work is just getting started. July is expected to be even more productive with the expansion to a third site to efficiently maintain Chautauqua Lake’s ecology. “We’re going to be running from three sites in a very ordered and efficient process,” said Douglas Conroe, CLA executive director. “Right now we’re working from two sites. We’re going to expand to a third site and run to the maximum extent that funding will allow.” To date this season, the Lakewood and Long Point crews have removed 183 truck loads of aquatic vegetation from Chautauqua Lake, totaling more than 3 million pounds. Last week alone…
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Work Plan: Week of June 29 – July 3, 2020

Work Plan: Week of June 29 – July 3, 2020

News, Work Plan
LAKEWOOD Harvesters will continue to work north up the west side of the lake towards Ashville Bay. Once completed they will go to the northernest point of their route on east side of the lake and begin working south (Bellview Road). Shore crews will continue working south through Burtis Bay to Celoron Park. Once completed they will travel to the northernest point of their route on east side of the lake and begin working south following the harvesting crew. LONG POINT Harvesters will continue south along east side of lake to Colburns/Phillip Mills area. Once complete they will travel across the lake to Ashville Bay and begin working north along the west side of the lake to the bridge. Shore crews will continue working south through Oriental Park. Once that…
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Work Plan: Week of June 22 – 26

Work Plan: Week of June 22 – 26

News, Work Plan
LAKEWOOD Harvesters will continue to work north up the west side of the lake towards Ashville. Once completed they will go to the northernest point of their route on the east side of the lake and begin working south (Bellview Road). Shore crews will continue working south from Ashville towards Burtis Bay. Currently they are in the Lakewood area.  Once through Burtis Bay to Celoron Park they will travel to the northernest point of their route on east side of the lake and begin working south. LONG POINT Harvester will complete lower Stow/Hadley Bay area then will begin working along Lakeside Drive and into Oriental Park. They will continue south along east side of lake to Colburns/Phillip Mills area.  Shore crews will continue working north from Ashville along the west…
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CLA Completes Dredging Project in Dewittville

CLA Completes Dredging Project in Dewittville

Dredging, News
Removal of Silt Accumulations Vital to the Health of the Lake Lakewood, NY — Recently, the CLA completed a dredging project at the Crosswinds Marina in Dewittville. The project involved dredging out silt accumulations from the marina entrance channel and adjacent boat slip. The CLA has performed dredging work on Mud Creek in Mayville, at the mouth of Goose Creek in Ashville, and at the Rod & Gun canal in Lakewood. Dredging is vital to sustaining the health and life of the lake and its surrounding waterways. The natural process of sedimentation occurs over time, and the accumulation of silt and other debris on the bottom of the waterways can cause a series of issues for the life of those waterways. We depend on our waterways for everything from transporting goods…
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