The Community Science Institute (CSI) will be hosting a free online webinar: “Patterns of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) and Associated Toxins in Cayuga Lake: Findings from Three Years of Bloom Monitoring“
This free webinar will take place on Saturday, February 27th at 1:00 PM. Registration is required. To register, please email CSI’s Outreach Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Webinar Description: Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) on Cayuga Lake are causing swimming beaches to close and may be threatening drinking water sources. What have we learned from monitoring HABs for the past three years? Join Community Science Institute (CSI) staff and HABs Harrier volunteers for a brief summary of the latest results from the Cayuga Lake HABs Monitoring Program. Short presentations will cover topics published in CSI’s Fall 2020 Water Bulletin Newsletter followed by plenty of time for questions and discussion.
Speakers and Topics:
1:00 PM – Introduction
An Overview of Monitoring HABs on Cayuga Lake
Nathaniel Launer, CSI Outreach Coordinator
Anatoxin – a in Select HABs on Cayuga Lake
Noah Mark, CSI Technical Director
Patterns of “High” Microcystin HABs Occurrence 2018 – 2020
Stephen Penningroth, CSI Executive Director
Cyanobacteria “Signatures” of Cayuga Lake
Adrianna Hirtler, CSI Biomonitoring Coordinator
Dealing with HABs: Perspectives from the Lakeshore
Shelley and Si Meyer, HABs Harrier Volunteers
2:00 PM – Discussion