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
In recent days the water quality of Georgica Pond has significantly deteriorated.
Why is this happening?
As summer progresses, the pond water warms and nutrients and bacteria continue to flow into the pond, making conditions ripe for explosive plant growth … 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