Great Lakes Sand Dunes and Wetlands
Publications
For additional publications, including the "Our Lake Ontario Sand Dunes" series, see the "Publications" section of NYSG/Lake Ontario Dunes Coalition's Eastern Lake Ontario's Dunes & Wetlands Web site


Deer Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area Brochure
(pdf) (related news item)

Nestled within the 17-mile stretch of the Eastern Lake Ontario Dunes and Wetlands Area (ELODWA) is Deer Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area (WMA), which covers 1,195 acres of property and is owned and managed by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC).


Eastern Lake Ontario's Interpretive Panels (related news item)

A series of nearly a dozen interpretive panels designed and installed in the Sandy Creeks watershed, including the Eastern Lake Ontario Dunes & Wetlands Area. Project partners include New York Sea Grant, Great Lakes Seaway Trail, New York State Tug Hill Commission and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation with funds from New York State Department of State.Please select the links below to view the panels and use the navigational map located at the bottom right of each panel to see where you can view each panel in the ecosystem:

  • Skinner Creek Panel (pdf)

  • Gateway North Panel (pdf)

  • Bird Sanctuary Panel - El Dorado Nature Preserve (pdf)

  • Dune Formation Panel (pdf)

  • Backdune Wetlands Panel - Black Pond WMA (pdf)

  • Human Uses Panel (pdf)

  • Backdune Wetlands Panel - Lakeview WMA (pdf)

  • Bird Sanctuary Panel - Sandy Pond Beach (pdf)

  • Sand Transport Panel (pdf)

  • Gateway South Panel (pdf)

  • Kotz/TODC Panel (pdf)


Eastern Lake Ontario Dunes and Wetlands Fact Sheet Series More>
This series of eight fact sheets produced by New York Sea Grant focuses on the various components of the Eastern Lake Ontario Dunes and Wetlands Area.

  • Arrangement & Development of Eastern Lake Ontario Wetlands (pdf)

  • Sediment along the beaches and dunes of Eastern Lake Ontario (pdf)

  • Dune Building Plants (pdf)

  • Hybrid Cattails (pdf)

  • Bog Buckmoth (pdf)

  • Muskrat (pdf)

  • Yellow Perch (pdf)

  • Beach Litter (pdf)

  • How Nesting Birds Avoid Predators (pdf)

Eastern Lake Ontario Dunes and Salmon River Map (includes Fishing Access Points) (pdf)


Our Eastern Lake Ontario Dunes & Wetlands Brochure (pdf)
This brochure provides an overview of the Eastern Lake Ontario Dunes & Wetlands Area. Revised & Printed 2007.


Sand, Wind, & Water (pdf)
Eastern Lake Ontario guidebooklet. Revised 2007.


Stewards Fact Sheets and Articles

Program Overview Flier: Eastern Lake Ontario Dune Steward Program - Resource Appreciation through Public Education (pdf)

2009

Fact Sheets

This Grass Wasn’t Made for Walking: Comparing beachgrass and your lawn (pdf)

Plants That Build Dunes? (pdf)

Slow the Invasives, Use Disposal Stations (pdf)

The Salmon River: Prevent Riverbank from Becoming Riverbed (pdf)

“The Ultimate Drilling Machines”: The Woodpeckers of the Eastern Lake Ontario Dune and Wetlands Area (pdf)


2008

Fact Sheets

Helping the Dunes Grow One Summer at a Time (pdf)

Emerald Ash Borer: A Future Threat to Salmon River Forests? (pdf)

Fall in Love with the Falls: Salmon River Falls Unique Area (pdf)

What is a Dune Steward? You Can Be One, Too! (pdf)

VHS: What It Is and Why You Should Know (pdf)

The Cool Physical Adaptations of Creatures of the Salmon River (pdf)


2007

Articles

Deer Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area: A Unique and Intriguing Resource Enjoyed by All (pdf)

Cool Physical Adaptations of Creatures of the Salmon River Corridor (pdf)

Recreation by the Rules Protects Shoreline Dunes (pdf)

Alerting Lakeshore Communities about the Invasive Round Goby (pdf)

Ouch! What is that thorny thing I just stepped on along Lake Ontario (pdf)

Black Pond Wildlife Management Area: ADA Compliant and a Birders Paradise (pdf)

Protecting the Fragile Dune Ecosystem by Promoting Proper Recreational Usage (pdf)

Fact Sheets

Deer Creek Marsh WMA: A Unique and Intriguing Resource Enjoyed by All (pdf)

A Foreign Pest in Lake Ontario’s Waters: Program Held Summer 2007 (pdf)

Steward Program Helps Local Community Learn about Water Chestnut (Trapa natans) (pdf)

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