BFS Releases Additional Testing Updates

SUNY Oneonta’s Biological Field Station team completed another round of water quality testing at Otsego Lake shoreline sites on Tuesday, September 12. Colonies of the cyanobacteria Microcystis were present in moderate to high abundance; microcystin toxins were present, but remained low in most locations.…


BFS Weekly Test Results Reported

The SUNY Oneonta Biological Field Station collected water samples between Thursday, August 10 and Wednesday, August 16 to evaluate the risk of harmful algal blooms. Colonies of Microcystis, the genus of cyanobacteria responsible for last year’s HAB, were visible in surface waters in moderate abundance, but toxins were not detected.…

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