Conesus Lake is an on-going research project. The research area covers McPhersons' Cove, Cottonwood Gully, and Sand Point Gully. These areas have been monitored over the last 10 years. This project is part of the USDA-funded watershed study and subsequent studies funded by Livingston County through the lake monitoring plan. Dr. Bosch, along with several undergraduate students, study limnological parameters and algal biomass in Conesus Lake.