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 the 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.
Christian Jenne is a Masters Degree candidate at SUNY Oneonta’s Lake Management program. He is working with us at Truesdale Lake during his graduate studies to develop a Lake Management plan to help guide our lake stewardship efforts.
Last night (June 18th) he presented to a packed audience at the South Salem Presbyterian Church on Spring Street. If you were not able to make it, we have posted the slide images below along with a PDF document of the presentation.
Christian is also working on a survey to gather data about Lake Truesdale that will be sent out at the end of the summer or early fall. When you see it in your inbox or mailbox, please help out by answering and returning the survey. Thanks!
The information sheet that Wendy McLean referenced last night on what you can do NOW to help the lake is posted here. Continue reading →
October 17, 2014
by rob Comments Off on Lake Health Article
DO YOUR PART TO PRESERVE THE HEALTH OF OUR LAKE “Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents; it was loaned to you by your children.” -Ecologist Lee Talbot, quoting an ancient proverb What you … Continue reading →
October 13, 2014
by rob Comments Off on September Lake Management Presentation
On Sunday, September 21st, TLPOA President David Sachs presented the current state of our lake to a packed house at the Cyrus Russell House in Cross River, NY. In case you missed the presentation, we have posted the slides in … Continue reading →
February 26, 2014
by rob Comments Off on A Meeting for Southern NY Lake Associations on Lake Management Options
The Three Lakes Council is sponsoring a meeting at the South Salem Firehouse (1190 Route 35, South Salem, NY) for southern New York lake associations on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:30pm. Allied Biological is organizing the speakers including … Continue reading →
January 17, 2014
by rob Comments Off on Lake Watershed Information
The lake associations commissioned a report on Truesdale Lake in 2001 that was done by Land-Tech Consulting. It has been over 13 years since the report publication and many new residents probably have never seen it. I have excerpted a map … Continue reading →
December 16, 2013
by rob Comments Off on Free Lake Management Book: Diet for a Small Lake
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 the updated 2009 edition. The physical book is published at cost – hardcover is … Continue reading →
June 18, 2013
by rob Comments Off on 50 Ways to Love Your Lake
The Town of Lewisboro has a Townwide Lakes Committee with representatives from all seven lakes in Lewisboro. Check their page at the town website here: http://www.lewisborogov.com/Government/committeesandcouncils/lakes.html They have posted lots of information and studies at the town site. In addition, they also … Continue reading →
From Pam Santare: “In anticipation of heavy rain, Ken removed all the boards [from the dam] except the summer board last evening. The lake has been emptying since then. He did not remove the summer board because he would not … Continue reading →
August 26, 2011
by rob Comments Off on Truesdale Hurricane Irene Prep
Starting Saturday evening we will be seeing a lot of rain which will be joined by high winds for much of Sunday from Hurricane Irene. To prepare your property and shoreline for the onslaught, make sure you: Bring in any boats that are docked … Continue reading →