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Sunday, May 10, 2009

Aquatic Plant Survey Cruises - Take One!


In honor of Ithaca's Water Week celebration on May 9, we took three cruises onto Cayuga Lake, culminating in the first deployment of Cornell's student-designed remote-operation mini-sub, Triton (Pictured at right), from the M/V Haendel!
This was the first of three opportunities this seasaon to record on video the plant community growing from the bottom of the lake. We'll add new images soon from this exciting event... so check back in a week!
Click on the image here to navigate to the Cornell AUV Team's website.

Monday, May 4, 2009

Special Thanks to the Friends of Pete (Seeger)!

Our Thanks to all the folks who came out to celebrate Pete Seeger's 90th birthday at Stewart Park on Sunday, May 3. It was a beautiful afternoon full of good food, children on the playground and beautiful music ringing out from the shores of Cayuga Lake! A particular shout-out goes to Pamela Goddard and Jim Harper, who made it all possible.

Your $200 in donations will help us make sure that people from every part of our community will have access to Cayuga Lake, and confidence that they have something to contribute to the community dialog on Cayuga Lake, our common resource. We think Pete will approve!

-Bill F.