Click here to watch video news coverage of the project filmed by SUNY ESF Series 'Going Green'. Aired on Spectrum News 12/16/2019https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/going-green/2018/12/16/going-green-protecting-the-skaneateles-watershed
This service learning stewardship project was funded by the City of Syracuse Water Department and Onondaga County Soil and Water Conservation District through Skaneateles Lake Watershed Agricultural Program principal funding.
CCE programming in the Skaneateles watershed brings workshops, trainings, educational materials, volunteer and stewardship opportunities, and updates related to water quality protection to the watershed community.
The Skaneateles Watershed Education Program works to protect the water quality of Skaneateles Lake, the primary drinking water for 200,000 residents. The City of Syracuse has funded this program since 1996.
The Skaneateles Watershed Education Program works to:
These suggestions from the Environmental Protection Agency concern how to handle your septic system after a flood.
Find consumer information about drinking water, home water treatment, wells, septic systems, bottled water, and other water quality issues here.
Decisions about aquatic weeds have consequences for swimming, fishing, and environmental quality. We recommend a step-by-step approach to weed management.
The NY Master Watershed Steward program empowers watershed professionals and volunteers to be leaders in their communities and to promote healthy watersheds. Learn how you can be involved, here.
Last updated January 7, 2019