Lake & Watershed Management

Upper Mississinewa River Watershed Diagnostic Study (Management Plan) – Michael R. Martin, CLM was principal investigator and author of a watershed diagnostic study of the Upper Mississinewa River in Delaware and Randolph Counties, Indiana. The study watershed covered approximately 66,100 acres and 21.5 miles of river, including at least 25 tributary streams and ditches. The project included water quality monitoring, an analysis of historical data, an evaluation of point sources, extensive watershed surveys and NPS modeling to identify NPS problem areas. The plan recommended a number of site-specific and watershed-specific BMPs and ranked priority watersheds based upon water quality in exceedance of normalized values.

Upper Saranac Lake Diagnostic-Feasibility Study – Michael R. Martin was the principle investigator and author of an extensive study of Upper Saranac Lake in Franklin County, NY – one of the last large Clean Lakes Program-funded diagnostic-feasibility studies. The study included the establishment of a number of automated stream water level stations, a local weather station and three in-lake monitoring stations, resulting in well over one million data points for analysis. In addition to monitoring, modeling and plan development, Mr. Martin facilitated a number of meetings of the Citizens Advisory Committee to develop an implementation plan based upon the report.


Diagnostic-Feasbility Studies • Lake & Watershed Management Plans

tmikebouy2Cedar Eden Environmental & Michael R. Martin have been responsible for the design, implementation and management of federal, state and locally funded diagnostic-feasibility studies, lake & watershed management plans and restoration projects in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Delaware, and Indiana.

Cedar Eden Environmental & Michael R. Martin have performed Diagnostic-Feasibility (Detailed Lake & Watershed Management) Studies and monitoring/management projects on numerous lakes and ponds, including:

  • Delaware: Silver Lake
  • Indiana: Adams Lake, Atwood Lake, Ball Lake, Dallas Lake, Hackenburg Lake, Martin Lake, Messick Lake, Mississinewa River, Olin Lake, Oliver Lake, Westler Lake, Witmer Lake, Goose Lake, Loon Lake
  • New Hampshire: Kezar Lake, French Pond, & Keyser Pond, plus lake assessments on over 100 other lakes & ponds
  • New Jersey: Franklin Lake, Pohotcong (Tuckerton) Lake, Manahawkin Lake, Blackwood Lake, Weequahic Lake, Paulinskill Lake, Strawbridge Lakes (3 lakes), Sylvan Lakes (Upper and Lower), Woodbury Lake
  • New York: Amber Lake, Big Moose Lake, Big Wolf Lake, Chautauqua Lake, Clear Pond, Eagle Crag Lake, Jordon Lake, Little Jordon Lake, Indian Lake, Minerva Lake, Mountain View Lake, Mount Arab Lake, Lake Neatahwanta, Lake Oscaleta, Rainbow Lake, Rippowam Lake, Rondax Lake, Sleepy Hollow Lake, Silver Lake, Upper Saranac Lake, Lake Waccabuc
  • Pennsylvania: Lake Nockamixon, Lake Wallenpaupack, Lake Jean, Lake Ontelaunee, Lake Galena
  • Virginia: Chesdin Lake, Rivanna Reservoir, City of Richmond Lakes (5 urban lakes)
  • West Virginia: Mountwood Park Lake
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