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:
Stewardship in Skaneateles Webinar - September 29th, 2020
This virtual event featured presentations from Finger Lakes Land Trust, CNY Land Trust and SUNY ESF related to conservation and stewardship in the Skaneateles Lake watershed.
Landscaping for Shorelines Webinar - October 14th, 2020
This webinar provided tips for landscaping shorelines to prevent erosion and protect water quality, including examples of native species that are low maintenance, resilient, and ecologically valuable.
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.
Last updated October 16, 2020