RESEARCH

Finger Lakes Research Conference: Threats to the Finger Lakes
January 23, 2019


WHEN: January 23, 2019

WHERE: Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Scandling Center, Vandervort Room, 300 Pulteney St, Geneva, NY 14456

On Friday, November 16, 2018, the Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host its annual research conference on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. This conference will provide an opportunity to learn about the research being conducted in and applicable to the Finger Lakes.

POSTER SESSION

The poster session is an opportunity for attendees to learn about research and projects (active or proposed) pertaining to the Finger Lakes. The poster session is open to all registered attendees.

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2018 Finger Lakes Research Conference: The Big Three- Nutrients, Contaminants, and Invasive species


8:00

Registration and poster set-up

8:45-9:00

Welcome and Overview
Lisa B. Cleckner, Director, Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

9:00-9:30

Nutrient Findings from 2017 Stream Sampling in the Owasco Lake Watershed
Dana L. Hall, Board Member and Program Manager, the Owasco Watershed Lake Association

9:30-10:00

Honeoye Lake Inlet Restoration
Gregg Sargis, Director of Ecological Management, The Nature Conservancy, Central and Western NY Chapter

10:00-10:30

Water Quality Restoration Strategies in the Upper Susquehanna Watershed
Wendy Walsh, District Manager, Tioga County Soil and Water Conservation District, Watershed Coordinator, Upper Susquehanna Coalition

10:30-11:00

BREAK

11:00-11:30

A NY Sea Grant Perspective: Round Goby, King Salmon and Fisheries in Lake Ontario
Jesse Lepak, Great Lakes Fisheries and Ecosystem Health Specialist, NY Sea Grant

11:30-12:00

Impacts of Round Goby on food webs in the Finger Lakes
Susan Cushman, Director of Introductory Biology Laboratories, Department of Biology, Research Scientist, Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

12:00-12:30

In-field qPCR Methods for Detecting Fecal Indicator Bacteria and Toxin-producing Microcystis in Surface Waters in the Finger Lakes
Ruth Richardson, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

12:30-1:15

LUNCH

1:15-2:00

Keynote: USGS HAB Science and Application to the Finger Lakes
Jennifer Graham and Guy Foster, NY Water Science Center, USGS

2:00-2:30

Dynamics of Oneida Lake Cyanobacteria: Understanding Their Source, Behavior, and Nutrient Limitations
Arjun Lev Pillai Hausner, Cornell University Department of Natural Resources

2:30-3:00

Local Adaptation by a Planktonic Herbivore Mediates Effects on Harmful Algal Blooms
Michael Chislock, Assistant Professor, The College at Brockport

3:00-4:30

Poster Session and Reception

 


Contact

601 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456
E-Mail: fli@hws.edu
Fax: (315) 781-4399

Mailing Address:
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456


Past Conference Agendas and Abstracts

Click on a year to view the presentations and posters.

2017
2015
2014
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005


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