September 30, 2019
Comments Off on Septic Pumping Discount for Truesdale Lake Residents
We have good news: Wind River Environmental is offering a discount on septic pumping and maintenance to Truesdale Lake area residents (Wind River was known for a few years as EarthCare which was formerly Kaiser-Battistone). Continue reading
September 19, 2019
Comments Off on Has Lake Truesdale Sprung a Leak?
That was the question we got through email from a local resident. Thankfully there is no leak — just the very quick effects of the planned drawdown project that was successfully re-engineered by volunteers and Pond & Lake Connection after … Continue reading
September 12, 2019
Comments Off on Lake Drawdown Has Begun for 2019
The Summer boards have been removed from the dam. Our lake manager Pond & Lake Connection (P&LC) has installed the siphon tubes that will draw the lake level down another 2-3 feet to expose the lake bed over the winter. Continue reading
July 29, 2019
Comments Off on Shoreline Maintenance Musings and other Lake Topics
In conversation and comments from around the lake, the weeds and algae are common topics — especially in the summer. One thing to remember is: We live on a lake, not next to a pool. The lake supports a multitude … Continue reading
July 22, 2019
Comments Off on Lake treatment set for July 23
Pond & Lake Connection will treat the lake for weeds and algae as needed on Tuesday July 23rd. We use Clipper for weeds (clipperherbicide.com/) and Se-Clear for algae (www.sepro.com/aquatics/seclear). There is a 24hr restriction for irrigation with Clipper but no other … Continue reading
June 27, 2019
Comments Off on Lake Treatment Set for Today June 27, 2019
Pond & Lake Connection will treat the lake for weeds and algae as needed this Thursday June 27th. Continue reading
June 5, 2019
Comments Off on Geese, Goslings, Eggs, and Oil
A number of residents have been actively oiling goose eggs on the islands of Lake Truesdale since 2008 to control the population of Resident Canada Geese on the lake. But the existing crew of people trained to oil eggs it has shrunk over the years — and we need more people to step up.
If you are interested in helping out, please contact us via email at email@example.com or via our Contact Form. The process is not too difficult and training is easy. The oiling season for 2019 is over, so it would be training for the 2020 spring season. (more at link…) Continue reading
May 14, 2019
Comments Off on First Lake Treatment Set for Friday, May 17, 2019
Truesdale Lake will be treated with the herbicide Clipper on Friday, May 17. Our lake manager from Pond & Lake connection will spray Clipper from their boat along the shoreline and in densely weeded areas. Remember to turn off any irrigation coming from the lake for at least 24hrs.
A full description of Clipper is available at the following link – https://www3.epa.gov/pesticides/chem_search/ppls/059639-00161-20121127.pdf Continue reading
May 7, 2019
Comments Off on Regional Lake Association Meeting Set for June 14 in Carmel
Back by popular demand! This year’s regional New York State Federation of Lake Association (NYSFOLA) Lower Hudson Lakes meeting will be on Friday, June 14, at the Sedgewood Club on the shores of China Pond in Carmel. Thanks to Dora and Scott Keller, who arranged for us to use this venue. The meeting will start at 9:30 am and conclude around 2 pm. A light lunch will be provided. The cost to attend is $5 per person.
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April 13, 2019
Comments Off on June 13, 2019 – Lakewide meeting – Drawdown Initial Results & 2019 Plan
On Thursday, June 13 starting at 8:15pm at the South Salem Presbyterian Church, we will be holding a meeting open to all lake association and lakefront owners about the drawdown of Lake Truesdale. Continue reading