Resources – Links

Government  Agencies

US Environmental Protection Agency – Great Lakes

US Environmental Protection Agency – Region 2 Water

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Region 8

United States Geological Survey (USGS) Waters of NY

USGS –  Managing the Oswego Finger Lakes Basin



Local Environmental Health  Contact information


Ontario, Wayne, Yates NYS Health Department Geneva Office 315-789-3030
Schuyler, Steuben NYS Health Department Hornell Office 607-324-8371
Seneca Seneca County Health Department 315-539-1947


Regional Planning

Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council

Seneca Lake Water Shed Management Planning

Seneca Lake Watershed Management Plan – Characterization and Subwatershed Evaluation ——–May 2012 

Finger Lakes-Lake Ontario Watershed Protection Alliance

Finger Lakes Land Trust


Lake Associations

North American Lake Management Association

New York State Federation of Lake Associations

Finger Lakes Regional Watershed Alliance

Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association

The Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Coneseus Lake Association

Honeoye Valley Association

Keuka Lake Association

Otisco Lake Preservation Association

Owasco Watershed Lake Association

Skaneateles Lake Association

Research on the Finger Lakes

Finger Lakes Institute

USGS Great Lakes Science Center


Soil and Water Conservation Offices:

Chemung County SWCD Address: 851 Chemung St.  Horseheads, NY 14845

Phone: (607) 739-2009   Fax: (607) 739-4392

Email: [email protected]

Ontario County SWCD Address: 480 North Main St. Canandaigua, NY 14424

Phone: (585) 396-1450/1455     Fax: (585) 396-0137

Email: [email protected]


Schuyler County SWCD Address Mailing: PO Box 326  Montour Falls, NY 14864

Address Location: 2400 Meads Hill Rd.  Watkins Glen, NY 14891

Phone: (607) 535-0878   Fax: (607) 535-0877

Email: [email protected]

Seneca County SWCD Address: 2041 US Route 20, Suite 2  Seneca Falls, NY 13148

Phone: (315) 568-4366 Ext. 4   Fax: (315) 568-2414

Email: [email protected]


Yates County SWCD Address: 417 Liberty St., Suite 1034  Penn Yan, NY 14527

Phone: (315) 536-5188     Fax: (315) 536-5136

Email: [email protected]



Tourism and Recreation

Seneca Lake Wine Trail

Finger Lakes Tourism Alliance