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Fall 2020 Virtual Workshop

October 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Fall 2020 Virtual Workshop Announcement
North Carolina Lake Management Society
“Impacts of Nutrient Pollution and How to Prevent It”

The North Carolina Lake Management Society will host a half-day Fall 2020 Virtual Workshop on Tuesday afternoon, November 10, beginning 1:00 pm (via Webex – thanks to Moffat & Nichol for facilitation / assistance).

Cost is free to NCLMS members (become a member on the website below, annual membership fee $30, student membership $10), workshop cost $25 for non-members, $10 for non-member students. There is limited availability so register soon! Become a member and register at this website: https://nclakes.org

1:00 pm Introduction and Welcome – Maverick Raber, NCLMS President
1:10 pm First Session: Best Management Practices to Prevent Pollution; Moderator: Maverick Raber
1:10 pm Successful Coastal Area BMPs to Reduce Nutrient, Fecal Bacteria, and TSS Loading. Dr. Mike Mallin and Amy E. Grogan, Center for Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmington
1:45 pm Stormwater Control Measures to Improve Water Quality and Provide Co-Benefits. Dr. Bill Hunt, Biological & Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University
2:20 pm BMP Cost Sharing to Protect Waterways. Leslie Vanden Herik, NC Soil and Water, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

2:55 pm break

3:10 pm Second Session: Algal Blooms and Plant Overgrowths;
Moderator: Mike Mallin
3:10 pm Responding to HABs: NC Division of Water Resources Protocols and Procedures. Dan Wiltsee, Algal Bloom Response Coordinator, North Carolina Division of Water Resources
3:45 pm Exploring Blooms from Space: The CyAN Satellite Imaging Project. Wilson Salls, U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development, RTP, North Carolina
4:20 pm Aquatic Vegetation Management: Killing or Planting. Johnny Foster, Foster Lake & Pond Management, Inc., North Carolina

5:00 – 6:00 pm: virtual happy hour.

NC Lake Management Society Current Leadership

President – Maverick Raber, Duke Energy
Past-President – Dr. Mike Mallin, UNC Wilmington
President-Elect – open – ask one of the Board members if interested
Treasurer – Mark Vander Borgh, NC Division of Water Resources
Secretary – Matthew Phillips, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services
Member-at-Large – Tom Thompson, HDR Inc.
Member-at-Large – Brandon Jones, Catawba River Keeper
Webmaster – Johnny Foster, Foster Lake & Pond Management

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Foster Lake & Pond Management, Inc.
Moffatt & Nichol


October 29, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT


North Carolina Lake Management Society