Local Volunteers Receive Award

Local Volunteers Receive Award

Award, News
Doug and Jane Conroe Honored By NYSFOLA for Outstanding Dedication to Chautauqua Lake Lakewood, NY — The husband-and-wife tandem of Jane and Doug Conroe have been selected as this year’s recipients of the Scott A. Kishbaugh Secchi Disk Award. This award honors a volunteer who has shown outstanding dedication to his or her lake association.  The New York State Federation of Lake Associations (NYSFOLA) have honored these two longtime volunteers for their public service. Both of them have been serving as volunteers for the Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program (CSLAP) since its inception in 1987.  Jane Conroe has been an active member of the Chautauqua Lake community for more than three decades. She has donated time to public education and service on behalf of the lake. She has spearheaded the…
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WATCH: Virtual NYSFOLA – WNY Region Annual Conference

WATCH: Virtual NYSFOLA – WNY Region Annual Conference

Conference, News, Science & Testing
The NYSFOLA Virtual Conference, which was recorded on Saturday, October 24, 2020, is now available for streaming. WATCH VIDEO HERE: https://porch.chq.org/re/event/413/ This conference, hosted on the ChqPorch.org platform featured 3 sessions, one of which is related to the toxicity of HABs on Chautauqua Lake. The first two sessions discussed topics pertaining to foam on lakes and how climate change is affecting waterbodies. Opening statements were given by:Don Cook, NYSFOLA Board Member Doug Conroe, Executive Director - Chautauqua Lake Association Tarki Heath, NYSFOLA President 1st Presentation: “Chemically Fingerprinting the Source of Foam on Canandaigua Lake” By Dr. Richard W. Smith and Dr. Stella C. Woodard, Global Aquatic Research 10:20 to 10:50 pm 2nd Presentation: “The Future Climate of New York State: Will All Regions Be Affected the Same” By Dr. Mark Wysocki,…
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