Aquatic Vegetation Management Program


2016 Season Startup – June 30, 2016
The harvester was launched at the New York State Boat Launch off East Lake Road this morning.

Welcome Scott Strong! Scott joins Randy DePew as an Operator. Scott lives in Richmond and enjoys Honeoye Lake.

The 2016 early season schedule is:
June 30 – Staff training and equipment shakedown
July 6 – Waterline marking, weather permitting
July 6 – Harvesting to commence, targeted first to a large area in the northeast quadrant of the lake, north of Burns Point, and to the southwest, north of the wetland and along Southwest Shores.
In addition, a localized area of dense vegetation will be harvested north of California Ranch on the east side.

Call 396-4458 if you have field conditions to report, questions or a request. Thank you!

2016 Program Info:

Harvesting Season Reports

Vegetation Maps

Vegetation maps were created June 26, 2016 for the north and south basins and help direct harvesting operations. The red areas indicate vegetation occupies 90 to 100 percent of the water column. In red zones, vegetation is usually visible at or near the top of the water surface.

Northern Basin Southern Basin