Grace College faculty member, Dr. Nate Bosch, was quoted in a recent article on the online news site, Stacey Page Online. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Research, Trails Program Topics At SLA Meeting
“Making Syracuse Lake Clean, Healthy, Safe and Beautiful” was the topic presented by Dr. Nate Bosch, director of the Center for Lakes and Streams and assistant professor of environmental science at Grace College. Bosch’s presentation was made during the annual Syracuse Lake Association Annual Breakfast Meeting held Saturday. … Bosch hit such topics as the food chain of the lake, education efforts, research and collaboration with other entities. He also presented information on the attempts to control the invasive plant, starry stone wart, found in 48.22 total surface acres of Syracuse Lake. …
Bosch briefly presented information on a lake levels study. During his analysis he noted while springs feed the lake, in times of drought, springs turn into drains. It was stressed a majority of factors affecting water levels there is no control over.
During the drought of 2012, Bosch noted a school bus full of water was leaving the lake every minute due to evaporation. While the study is continuing, once completed there may be some recommendation regarding the Syracuse Dam operations.
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