Owasco Watershed Lake Association
Thursday - August 25, 2016
Auburn Public Theater at 8 Exchange Street
From 7:00- 8:30 PMAgenda:
Welcome Members and Guests
Call to Order
Focused Meeting on Harmful Algae Blooms (HAB)
Telecommunications Conference with Dr. Rebecca Gorney of NYSDEC
A. Dr. Gorney (NYSDEC) will present a state-wide overview of the HAB issue, participating from Albany. Owasco Lake Watershed Inspector Tim Schneider will be attending and will offer a local perspective on the HAB circumstances in Owasco Lake, based on this year's sampling results.
B. Ad Hoc Notification Group Update-Peter Rogers will describe the current efforts to enhance presentation of information about HAB's in Owasco Lake. This focus is a part of the group's efforts to improve notification of all troubling issues identified through monitoring of the lake and watershed.
C. The Stream Identification/Information Program - Watershed Specialist Drew Snell, OLWIP will make an exciting announcement about the status of this new program.
There will be no OWLA business meeting at this special focus session. August minutes and financial reports will be approved at the regular September 7th OWLA meeting.