The US Army Corps of Engineers is leading the management efforts there. Read June 2017 press release.
The Finger Lakes PRISM details the Sept. 2016 finding of hydrilla near the Village of Aurora.
Last updated November 27, 2017
Before the treatment season started The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a press announcement requestong comments on the proposed Cayuga Late at Aurora Hydrilla Control Demonstration Project. A copy of the Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment can be found at:
Comments accepted in writing sent to :
Attn: Buffalo District Environmental Analysis Team
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Buffalo District
1776 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207-3199
Questions or request for additional information also accepted via 800-833-6390, Press 3
View slides summarizing efforts in Aurora area. Presentation by by Michael Greer, US Army Corps of Engineers (PDF, 2 MB). Audio of Aurora hydrilla and part of Q&A. Greer presentation (34 mins) starts after introduction by Hillary Lambert of the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network. Followed by Q&A for presentations on Ithaca and Aurora infestation(approx 20 min) Audio Q&A part 2 (6 min). [we are new to trying to capture presentations so be patient with us as we learn!]