January 14, 2020
Today, with all siphons flowing, the lake level is 2.3 feet below the spillway ramp and descending. The lake froze completely on December 20th with ice up to three inches thick and 80% of the lake was melted by January 7th, allowing for a much cleaner fifth and final descent to target depth. If we are lucky, the lake will again freeze in January when the siphons shut down with lake level at three feet below the spillway. 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
June 27, 2019
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Pond & Lake Connection will treat the lake for weeds and algae as needed this Thursday June 27th. Continue reading
June 5, 2019
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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
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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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October 15, 2018
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From “Your Lake & You!” — the NALMS (North American Lake Management Society) newsletter (excerpt): “The purpose of this newsletter is to help you better understand the fascinating things that you may not know about your lake and to guide … Continue reading
October 4, 2018
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This is to let you know that plans are in place for Pond and Lake Connection (the company that has managed Truesdale Lake weed and algae control for the past two years) to commence work on the Truesdale Lake drawdown for 2018.
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June 22, 2018
Comments Off on Six Lewisboro Lakes Gain Special Status Under State Legislation – Press Release June 20, 2018
News Release SIX LEWISBORO LAKES GAIN SPECIAL STATUS UNDER STATE LEGISLATION State Assemblyman David Buchwald announced that the State Assembly and Senate have voted to pass legislation to make a group of lakes in Lewisboro eligible for more state funding. … Continue reading
June 21, 2018
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Below are the slides from the Truesdale Lake Planning Group meeting on Tuesday night 6/19/2018. A text version of the presentation is on the website here. The original Powerpoint document is available here >> Truesdale Lake Planning Committee Presentation V2 (powerpoint format) … Continue reading