Fall 2020 Conference: HABs

Fall 2020 Conference Recording

Conference was livestreamed via Zoom on October 24, 2020.


10 am Welcome by Hilary Lambert,CLWN Steward/Executive Director

10:10 am – 10: 50am Nathaniel Launer, * Community Science Institute
Results of the 2020 Cayuga Lake Harmful Algal Blooms Monitoring Program

11:00 am – 11:40 am Ruth Richardson, ** Cornell University
Rapid tools to screen water samples for elevated microcystin.
Associate Professor Ruth Richardson of Cornell’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering will share results from two types of rapid screening approaches that were field-tested this summer on Cayuga and Canandaigua Lakes in collaboration with volunteer monitoring groups. Comparison of the kits’ results with microcystin toxin levels suggest both methods hold promise for rapid bloom toxin level screening.

11:40 am – 12:00 pm Jim White Award Presentation plus Q&A

Recording Link