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Maps: The Finger Lakes Watersheds

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The Finger Lakes Land Trust has created these maps and charts to enhance your understanding of the watersheds in our region.

Maps and charts on this page may be used for noncommercial purposes provided that they are not altered and are credited to Finger Lakes Land Trust unless otherwise noted.  Contact us if you have questions about usage or would like to request higher resolution files. Thank you.

The Finger Lakes Region

All the watersheds within the Finger Lakes Land Trust conservation service area, including the 11 Finger Lakes watersheds.  The region is split between north-flowing (to Lake Ontario) and south-flowing (to Chesapeake Bay) watersheds.

The 11 Finger Lakes Watersheds

Land cover among the 11 lake watersheds.  The Finger Lakes Land Trust works with our partners across the region to save lakes, streams, and drinking water.

Land Cover Across the Region

Comparative land cover in the 11 Finger Lake watersheds.

Finger Lakes Region from Satellite

Large sediment plumes visible from space in the 11 Finger Lakes after spring snowmelt and rain.  Landsat 8 image, April 23, 2017.


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