August 26, 2022
Comments Off on Why is the lake green? Late summer lake management.
Welcome to August 🙂 The lake is always some shade of green in (late) August. This is due to several things: Lack of water turnover. It hasn’t rained in a while, at least not a significant amount that wasn’t immediately … Continue reading
August 15, 2022
Comments Off on Lake Treatment this week – Aug 17
Our lake management company, The Pond & Lake Connection (thepondconnection.com) will treat the lake for algae as needed this week Wednesday Aug 17. The treatment chemical is SeClear. Treatment is weather and water temperature permitting. There is a 24hr restriction … Continue reading
July 21, 2022
Comments Off on Lake Treatment Today – July 21, 2022
Our lake management company, The Pond & Lake Connection (thepondconnection.com) will treat the lake for algae as needed on Thursday July 21st. Weather and water temperature permitting, the lake will be treated with and there is a 24hr restriction for … Continue reading
June 22, 2022
Comments Off on Lake Treatment – June 28, 2022
To ensure the lake is in great shape for the upcoming holiday weekend, our lake management company, The Pond & Lake Connection (thepondconnection.com) will treat the lake for weeds and algae as needed on Tuesday June 28th. Weather permitting, the … Continue reading
May 3, 2022
Comments Off on Let’s Talk Lakes – Conference & CSLAP training
June 3, 2022; 9am – 2pm â€¢ Sedgewood Club, Kent, NY 8:30 registration & networking CSLAP Training 2-4pm Meeting set up in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension, the New York Federation of Lake Associations (NYSFOLA), Town of Kent, Putnam County … Continue reading
January 5, 2022
Comments Off on Lake New Year’s Resolutions for 2022
Some Lake Stewardship Resolutions for the new year: I will join and volunteer with my lake association and make my voice heard and my energy felt during this coming year. I will getÂ my septic tank pumped and inspected. If the … Continue reading
August 29, 2017
Comments Off on Diet For A Small Lake – FREE book download
The classic lake management book ‘Diet for a Small Lake’ has been made available as a FREE pdf download. Originally published in 1990 — this is theÂ 2009 edition which is the latest update.
The physical book is published at cost – hardcover is $25 and paperback copies sell for $15 if you want something to hold on to (order form here). The publication is 318 pages and chock full of useful information for homeowners and other stakeholders in the lake area. This pdf version of it contains the whole book.
(more at site link including FREE download) Continue reading
December 29, 2016
Comments Off on Truesdale Lake Update – December 2016
Sharing this note from David Sachs, TLPOA President, about results from some testing and lake plans for next summer. More to come in regular updates:
Truesdale Lake Update – 2016-12-29
Greetings and Happy Hanukah and Merry Christmas to you all. I hope that you are having ample time to spend with friends and family and food this week and..
I wanted to provide you all with a quick update about Truesdale Lake and plans for this coming summer â€“ even though there is currently a lot of ice on the lake.
First of all, the copper study that was mandated by NYS DEC has been completed by Pond and Lake Connection. They took 26 samples from the lake bottom… (more at link to website) Continue reading
June 21, 2016
Comments Off on Lake Management Presentation by Christian Jenne from SUNY Oneonta
On Thursday, June 16th, Christian Jenne presented his preliminary findings on the state of Truesdale Lake. Slides from his presentation are below. His final written report – which is also his Masters in Lake Management thesis for the SUNY Oneonta Masters in Lake Management program – we anticipate will be published in September 2016.
Click below to view slides. (these are available at lake website in this article)
June 15, 2016
Comments Off on Lake Meeting June 16th
Reminder: Two meetings on Thursday evening 6/16 at the South Salem Presbyterian Church.
1.) TLPOA members will meet from 7 – 8 p.m. — to review TLPOA matters (our budget, our water system, our plans for the coming year). **This first meeting is only for TLPOA members.**
2.) Then, at 8:15 – all those interested in Truesdale Lake are invited for the second meeting. Christian Jenne (from the SUNY Oneonta lake management team – who has been working with us for the past two years) — will make a presentation — and then we will have some time for questions and to discuss “next steps.”
The second meeting is open to all lake residents and will run from 8:15 until about 9:45. Continue reading