March to Lake Day
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 9 am-12:30 pm
Symposium and Workshop
The Bisgrove Theatre
Cayuga Community College
197 Franklin Street
Auburn NY, 13021
Dr. John Halfman of the Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges will present a description of the condition of Owasco Lake, based on new data collected in 2014, and compare its condition to the other Finger Lakes.
Dr. Greg Boyer, Director Great Lakes Research Consortium, Professor of Biochemistry and Chair, Department of Chemistry SUNY- College of Environmental Science and Forestry will present an overview of the relationship between phosphorus levels and algae blooms, including attention to cyanobacteria.
Dr. Elizabeth Moran of EcoLogic will present an overview of her current efforts to update the Owasco Lake Management Plan (2000). She and colleagues will also help Interactive breakout groups discuss and provide input to this work.
Update on Enhanced Watershed Action Program "The Ask"
(letter writing campaign to NYS Representatives)
Free and open to the public.