Friends of Georgica Pond Foundation (FOGP) completed its second year of harvesting macroalgae and aquatic plants from Georgica Pond on Oct. 1. The harvester arrived at the Pond on May 30 and was operated by two students working at the… Read more
As the mild winter has transitioned to a cool spring, and summer approaches, Georgica Pond is springing to life, good and bad. To recap, in 2015, the ocean inlet or cut remained open for the longest period in recent record, … Read more
An aquatic weed harvester that is to begin removing macroalgae from Georgica Pond this month is of concern to the East Hampton Town Trustees, who own and oversee many of the town’s waterways and bottomlands on behalf of the public.… Read more
The big orange boat (aka aquatic weed harvester) is coming to Georgica Pond this spring.
Macroalgae What is it?
Macroalgae is a general term for algae that grow in fresh and salt water. At Georgica Pond the dominant species is … Read more
Large, unsightly manifestations of algae have been prevalent across the surface of the Georgica Pond during the past week. The algae seemed to intensify as the temperatures have warmed. This year, there have been reports of algae in Georgica Pond … Read more