Aquatic Invasive Species Control in Onondaga and Oswego Counties
Grant Recipient:

Grant Awarded:

$55,000

Lake Basin(s):

Ontario

Project Location(s):

Seneca, Oneida, Oswego and Salmon Rivers in Onondaga and Oswego Counties, NY

The Oswego County Soil and Water Conservation District worked to control invasive water chestnut on 400 acres along the Seneca, Oneida, Oswego and Salmon Rivers.  Control methods include a combination of chemical treatment, cutting, and hand-pulling. Control is being conducted from shoreline locations as well as from boats.  This work improved fish habitat, angling and boating opportunities, and other recreational uses of the rivers.

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