DEC Puts a Line Out to Anglers for Fish Data

LIVINGSTON COUNTY — The DEC is seeking new participants for its Finger Lakes Volunteer Angler Diary Program for the 2017 open water fishing season. According to a press release from the DEC, the program's purpose is to collect data from fishing trips on New York's Finger Lakes and selected Lake Ontario embayments of DEC Regions 7 and 8, in order to help shape future fisheries' management decisions. "Fisheries' management in the Finger Lakes … [Read more...]

Geneseo’s May Day Wine Strollers to Saunter This Friday

GENESEO – Anticipation will pour this Friday as downtown Geneseo's businesses open their doors and bottles for the Geneseo Merchants Association (GMA)'s May Day Wine Stroll. According to an event page from GMA, the May Day Wine Stroll invites all 21 and older to hop around Main Street and taste the carefully crafted works of local wineries and distilleries. The 11 local wineries and distilleries dot the western New York and Finger Lakes … [Read more...]

DEC Invites the Public to Rainbow Trout Sampling in Finger Lakes

NYLON — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced dates and locations for the annual sampling of the Finger Lakes' rainbow trout. According to a press release from the DEC, rainbow trout samplings will take place on March 24 at 9 a.m. in Naples Creek in the Village of Naples and Friday, March 25 at 10 a.m. at Cold Brook (Keuka Inlet) in the hamlet of Pleasant Valley. "These samplings are a sort of rite of … [Read more...]

Finger Lakes Region Awarded $500M Boost in NYS ‘Hunger Games’

NYLON – Nine counties in the Finger Lakes Region were selected as one of three winners in the New York State Regional Economic Development Committee awards. According to news partner 13WHAM, a total of $1.5 billion will be awarded to three regions in New York State, with $500 million going to each of the three selected regions. "We are deeply grateful to the Governor and New York State Legislature for their unprecedented commitment to … [Read more...]