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Lake Monitoring Report – December 8, 2018

Here are today’s readings.

Secchi Depth: 3.5 Meters (11.5 feet)
Water Temp: 6.8 degrees C (44.2 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. Jeff will continue sampling weekly from the same site and also report the data quarterly to King County using their format. The quarterly report will be available here as well.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Lake Monitoring Report – December 2, 2018

Here are today’s readings.

Secchi Depth: 3.4 Meters (11.2 feet)
Water Temp: 8.5 degrees C (47.3 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. Jeff will continue sampling weekly from the same site and also report the data quarterly to King County using their format. The quarterly report will be available here as well.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Come to a Green Lake Work Party Saturday, December 8th, 9AM to Noon!

Thanks for coming to the November Work Party!  Here’s the scoop on December:
Date:  December 8, 2018
Time:  9 to Noon
Meet:  East End of the Small Craft Center Docks, near the old Aqua Theater and the Pitch and Putt Golf Course.  Look for wheelbarrows, tools, signs and people wearing orange vests.

We will be grubbing out invasive non-native Himalayan Blackberry Vines (which are actually Armenian, not Himalayan, but that is another story) along the west side of the lake adjacent to where West Green Lake Way North merges with Aurora Avenue North.  This will be muddy work.  Dress for weather.  Wear close-toed shoes. Bring a bottle of water.

If you would like to join us you can register at:  https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/14844/
or RSVP at:  greenlakestewards@gmail.com
Questions?  Call Rob Hutcheson at 206-854-1654.  You can also find more information on Green Lake Stewards Work Parties on Friends of Green Lake Calendar at any time.

Lake Report – November 25, 2018

Here are today’s readings.

Secchi Depth: >3.5 Meters (>11.5 feet)
Water Temp: 9.2 degrees C (48.56 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The boat rental site is closed for the winter. Jeff will continue sampling weekly from the same site and also report the data quarterly to King County using their format. The quarterly report will be available here as well.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Agenda for Friends of Green Lake Meeting November 27, 2018


YOU’RE INVITED! JOIN US AT 7 PM TUESDAY NOVEMBER 27 AT THE FRIENDS OF GREEN LAKE MEETING AT THE HEARTHSTONE.

Here’s the Agenda:

  • Introductions
  • Robert’s Rules Workshop Summary (Karen Schurr)
  • King County’s University Green Stormwater Infrastructure Project – Impacts on Green Lake (King County staff Dana West and Debra Bouchard)
  • Taiga Hinckley memorial project Update (Rob Zisette)
  • Green Lake path emergency marker project update (Rob Zisette)
  • Milfoil status and clean-up work party (Karen Schurr)
  • Treasurer’s report (Karen Schurr)
  • Website Update (Ellen Hewitt)
  • Other Business
  • Next Meeting Topics
  • Adjourn

Hope to see you Tuesday November 27!
We are meeting in the board room at The Hearthstone, 6720 E. Green Lake Way North, from 7 – 9:00 PM.

Next meeting will be on January 22, 2019.

THANKS TO THE HEARTHSTONE FOR HOSTING OUR MEETINGS!

Lake Report – November 17, 2018

Here are today’s readings.

Secchi Depth: >3.5 Meters (>11.5 feet)
Water Temp: 10.1 degrees C (50.18 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The boat rental site is closed for the winter. He will continue sampling weekly from the same site.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Lake Report – November 11, 2018

Here are today’s readings. The bottom of lake is 3.5 meters at the south end of the T-dock.

Secchi Depth: >3.5 Meters (>11.5 feet)
Water Temp: 10.8 degrees C (51.44 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The boat rental site is closed for the winter. He will continue sampling weekly from the same site.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Donate to Friends of Green Lake in Memory of Taiga Brant Hinckley

The Hinckley-Jardine family invites you to consider making a donation to Friends of Green Lake in memory of their brother and son, Taiga Hinckley. Taiga was a junior at The Evergreen State College, earning a Bachelor of Science degree, and spent his summers working at the Green Lake Boathouse. One of his favorite activities was kayaking and spending time on the lake, and he was a beloved fixture in the neighborhood. Please visit the family’s GoFundMe page here to make a donation and help secure a healthy Green Lake for generations to come.

Lake Report – November 4, 2018

Secchi Depth: 3.7 Meters
Water Temp: 13.2 degrees C (55.76 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The boat rental site is closed for the winter. He will continue sampling weekly from the same site.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Say Yes! to a Green Lake Work Party Saturday, November 10th, 9AM to Noon

Thanks for coming to this month’s Work Party!
Date:  November 10th
Time:  9 to Noon
Meet:  East End of the Small Craft Center Docks, 5900 W Green Lake Way N (near the old Aqua Theater and the Pitch and Putt Golf Course) We will be grubbing out invasive Himalayan Blackberry canes on the west side of the lake to open a new area for planting next fall. Wear your grubbies, long sleeves and drizzle protection. Can you make it?
Sign up at:  https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/14768/
Questions?  greenlakestewards@gmail.com
You can also find information on Green Lake Stewards Work Parties on Friends of Green Lake Calendar any time.

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