Algal Bloom Conference Coming Up


Anyone in the Great Lakes region who has been paying attention to the news probably knows that algal blooms pose one of the greatest environmental threats to the area. Those interested in learning more have the opportunity to attend Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference 2017.

The conference, which takes place in Toledo, Ohio on September 14, will bring together research and outreach leaders to present and discuss the latest studies relating to algal blooms. Specifically, talks will cover: Highlights from recent modeling studies; the latest edge-of-field results; rates and rationale for adopting management practices; the monitoring and tracking of algal blooms in Lake Erie; and water treatment methods to reduce cyanobacteria.

Those interested in attending should register by September 10. Registration costs $30 or $10 for students.

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South Shore JUN17