The Community Science Institute presents the second event in our series of public forums, "Water and Community":
HABs and Non-Point Source Pollution in the Finger Lakes: Strategies for Addressing the Threat
Saturday, April 14th
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Space @ Greenstar
700 W. Buffalo St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Please see topics, agenda, and speakers below:
  • 1:00 - 1:15: Introduction: The HABs-Nutrient Connection, Robert Howarth, Professor of Ecology, Cornell University
  • 1:15 - 1:40New York State Programs to Combat Non-point Source Pollution, John Negley, Manager, Tompkins County Soil and Water Conservation District
  • 1:40 - 2:05TMDLs and Nine Element Plans, Roxy Johnston, City of Ithaca Watershed Coordinator
  • 2:05 - 2:15: Intermission, Time allotted to pick up resources and chat with tablers
  • 2:15 - 2:35: The Importance of Long-Term Datasets, Stephen Penningroth, Director, Community Science Institute
  • 2:35 - 3:00: The Value of Collective Action, Andrew Zepp, Director, Finger Lakes Land Trust
  • 3:00 - 3:30: Wrap-up, Q&A, pick up resources, chat with tablers
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Water and Community is funded in part by the Park Foundation

Community Science Institute
Water Quality Testing Lab