“Reflecting on aquatic invasive plants and harmful algal blooms (HAB’s), continuing and new challenges”
Special Announcement: Info on soon to be released: Request for proposals for projects to address aquatic invasive species and HAB’s
7 p.m. – Larry Marsicano, Aquatic Ecosystem Research LLC., WCSU Limnology Instructor, Welcome address
7:10 p.m. – Carl Brussells, Chad Holbrook and Casey Welch Moorer, Aquatic Plant Control Program, Santee Cooper, SC – “Biological Management of Aquatic Plants.”
7:40 p.m. – Larry Marsicano will Introduce Lake Community Panelists and have them briefly summarize their top two challenges this summer – Summary to be shared with everyone at end of meeting.
8:20 p.m. – Robbie Mordente, MS Integrative Biological Diversity 2022, to describe summer 2020 activities in addressing aquatic plant lake management issues, and introduce Matthew Goclowski, CT DEEP. Announce RFP & Intro to Lake Risk Assessment Educational Instrument.
8:45 p.m. – Questions from Panelists, to each other, and about RFP and Assessment Instrument