Onondaga Lake Watershed

By Aiden #28 and Xzavier #23

Watershed

A watershed is an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas.
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About the Onondaga Lake watershed

The Onondaga Lake watershed covers 285 square miles in Onondaga and Cortland counties in central New York. For more information about Onondaga Lake, visit DEC's
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Wildlife around and in the Onondaga Lake watershed

There are a varity of fish inside the lake watershed such as Atlantic salmon,american eel,trout,white fish, rare Lake sturgeon, and burbot.


There are a ton of trees and swamps around the watershed such as the cedar swamp,maple and ash swamp,Inland salt marsh. Animals around are beavers,rattle snakes,deer,elk,and bison

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