DEC seeks participants for summer turkey survey

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Commissioner Basil Seggos are encouraging New Yorkers to participate in a survey for wild turkeys this summer.“Citizen science” efforts such as this provide wildlife managers with invaluable data and give people the opportunity to partner with DEC to help monitor New York’s wildlife resources. Participants can record observat… Read More EveningTribune.com more

Wayne County Youth Derby held on Sunday

The Wayne County Youth Derby held its 19th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Sodus Point Fire hall, Sunday, July 31 and over 40 people enjoyed the festivities. Seventy-six young anglers registered with 37 catching fish during the two-month long contest. They were rewarded for their fishing prowess; receiving plaques, LNB gift certificates, prizes, and more importantly, applause from the adults... more

Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty – Less than two weeks away

The Seneca County House of Concern is in the final stages of preparing for their inaugural Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty to be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The non-profit organization is excited to bring together their family of supporters and new friends for this fun-filled event. Like a walk-a-thon paddlers have been encouraged to raise money for their entry... more

Paddle Keuka 5K a big success

Saturday, August 6, was the perfect day for the Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium’s first ever Paddle Keuka 5K. With nearly 70 paddlers and a tremendous crew of volunteers led by our dynamic event leadership trio, Pat Atkinson, FLM&A Volunteer, Taryn Windheim, owner of Finger Lakes Racing and Events, and Natalie Payne, FLM&A Executive Director, the race was a big... more

Spectacular salmon fishing on Lake Ontario

One way or another, each of the eleven Finger Lakes eventually drains into Lake Ontario. The outlets of Conesus, Hemlock, Canadice, and Honeoye are all tributaries of the Genesee River, which enters the Great Lake at Rochester. Canandaigua, Keuka, Seneca, Cayuga, Owasco and Skaneateles all drain into the Seneca River. And the Otisco Lake outlet flows into and out of... more

Finger Lakes Land Trust reports on algae threat

The Finger Lakes Land Trust recently released a report highlighting the threat of toxic algae and sprawling development on the region’s land and water resources, and calling for an investment of $100 million over the next decade to address these threats. The report, “Lakes, Farms, & Forests Forever,” is based on a year-long comprehensive assessment of the region’s natural resources... more
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