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  1. Power Authority reminds public to use caution on St. Lawrence RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The New York Power Authority NYPA is encouraging people on the St. Lawrence River to use caution when on the river during the winter months. The Power Authority may release water through the Long Sault Dam spillway structure on the St. Lawrence River throughout the winter months.

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  2. Federal government approves support for New York counties hit by Lake Ontario floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Multiple New York counties will soon receive federal assistance to repair damage connected to flooding this spring and summer off of Lake Ontario. The declaration by President Donald J. Trump that a major disaster took place from May 2 to Aug. 6 will allow for federal funding to help emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities in Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Oswego counties.

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  3. Adirondack Watershed Institute receives federal grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Paul Smith's College Adirondack Watershed Institute received a $594,276 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Oct. 11 for its ongoing work controlling and preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species. The funds will go toward work carried out by watershed stewards at approximately 10 different locations, including Upper St. Regis Lake, the St. Lawrence River and the lower Raquette River Reservoirs.

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  4. DEC invites public comment on Draft Lake Sturgeon Recovery PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced the release of a Draft Lake Sturgeon Recovery Plan for New York State that will help guide the agency and its partners in recovery efforts of this iconic, prehistoric-looking creature dubbed “The King of Fishes.” “Lake Sturgeon have been listed as a Threatened Species in New York since 1983, and this plan will provide a clear blueprint for DEC and its partners to achieve recovery of this ancient fish within New York,” Commissioner Seggos said in a press release from the department.

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  5. Lake Ontario outflows to be reduced for two days to allow boat removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Outflows on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River will be reduced this weekend to allow for some residents to have the “one-time opportunity” to remove their boats. The two-day reduction should temporarily increase Lake Ontario by about 0.4 inches, according to the International Lake Ontario-St.

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  6. Slight chance of warmer, snowier winter predictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Two groups who make a living at predicting the weather say the north country is likely in for a return to a traditional - that is, cold and snowy - winter in the months ahead. The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center calls for a chance of higher-than-average temperatures and snowfall this winter, according to its most recent models.

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  7. Ritchie, Barclay to host flood hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    State lawmakers will hold an October hearing in Oswego County about recent Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River flood damage. The hearing, at Mexico High School on Oct. 10., will be co-hosted by State Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, Assemblyman William Barclay, R-Pulaski, and Sen. Tom O'Mara, who chairs the Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation.

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  8. Ritchie, Barclay to host flood hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The hearing, which will be held at Mexico High School Oct. 10 in Mexico N.Y., will be co-hosted by State Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, Assemblyman William Barclay, R-Pulaski, and Sen. Tom O'Mara, who chairs of the Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation. The lawmakers will hear from invited local stakeholders as they discuss the extensive damages they faced because of this year's record-high water levels that wreaked havoc on shoreline businesses and communities throughout spring and summer.

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  9. Researcher: High water levels on Lake Ontario may have benefited northern pikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Researchers on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River said that historically high water levels this summer may have spurred high levels of spawning for northern pike. “There's a high potential for a strong year class to form,” said John M. Farrell, a professor at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse.

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  10. Adirondack Mountain Club welcomes public for upcoming outingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The Laurentian Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club welcomes the public to take part in their upcoming outings. If you've questions about or want to go on a particular event, contact the leader/organizer for that event.

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  11. DEC holds salmon, trout stocking steady in attempt to preserve alewife populationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Canadian and American officials said a desire to protect limited alewife populations led to their decision to maintain current levels of salmon and trout stocking in Lake Ontario. “If we want a chinook fishery, we have to protect that alewife population,” said Steven R. LaPan, who leads the state Department of Environmental Conservation's Great Lakes fisheries section in Cape Vincent.

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  12. IJC again reduces Lake Ontario outflows, citing drier conditions and shipping concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board of Control will again make a slight reduction to outflows on Lake Ontario, citing a need to balance lake level reductions with shipping needs in the upper St. Lawrence River.

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  13. Hooks and Antlers: Outdoor Events Abound In SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The September calendar includes a variety of outdoors-related gatherings for area sportsmen and women. Among scheduled activities in the coming weeks are Ducks Unlimited banquets, a field day, public meetings, a fall fishing derby, and gun shows.

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  14. Exhibit of acrylic paintings opens Sept. 8 at SLC Arts GalleryRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    8, at the SLC Arts Gallery at Town Hall. This meet-and-greet with the artist is free and open to everyone.

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  15. Northern New York students learn from MMA championRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Recently, almost 50 martial arts students representing schools in Massena, Malone, Canton, Potsdam and other northern New York towns attended Super Summer Seminars, a three-day series of classes open to all martial artists. Each year, at this annual event, a guest instructor, who is usually well known, is invited to share their knowledge.

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  16. Group continues effort to prevent spread of aquatic invasive speciesRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Boat launch stewards, trained in aquatic invasive species management, were placed at strategic high use boat launches along Eastern Lake Ontario for the summer to inspect watercraft. Stewards spent twelve weeks looking for and removing aquatic invasive species and educating boaters on how to prevent the spread of invasives between Lake Ontario and other waterbodies.

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  17. Deadline to report high water impact is Aug. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    The deadline for Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River property owners to complete the electronic surveys on high water impact by Cornell University and New York Sea Grant is Aug. 31. The lake and river survey forms are online at www.nyseagrant.org/waterlevel2017 . The information collected will be used to identify areas that are most vulnerable to high water levels and inform future community flood risk planning.

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  18. Weather service warns of severe storms aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    It started with mostly marine warnings, but the National Weather Service has doubled down on its forecast for the region by adding a tornado watch for the width of Lake Ontario and beyond. The watch includes the cities of Auburn, Batavia, Buffalo, Canandaigua, Fair Haven, Geneseo, Jamestown, Lowville, Medina, Newark, Niagara Falls, Olean, Oswego, Rochester, Warsaw, Watertown, and Wellsville.

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  19. Cuomo continues to blast IJC for seaway outflowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is tearing into the International Joint Commission once again for its St. Lawrence River water flow management. The governor released a statement Tuesday criticizing the commission for its choice to reduce outflows while water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River remain high.

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  20. Cuomo continues to blast IJC for seaway outflowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is tearing into the International Joint Commission once again for its St. Lawrence River water flow management. The governor released a statement Tuesday criticizing the commission for its choice to reduce outflows while water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River remain high.

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