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Webinar: An Introduction to Lake Ecosystems – A New York State Perspective

July 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am CDT

New York State is blessed with a diverse array of nearly 8,000 lake ecosystems, ranging from unnamed small lakes and ponds to some of the largest lakes on Earth. These ecosystems provide a wide range of services, including recreation, aesthetics, water supply, and habitat for aquatic organisms. This webinar will provide an overview of lake science and water quality management from the perspective of New York’s lakes. Topics will include temperature stratification, harmful algal blooms, aquatic invasive species, lake food webs, and relationships between land use and water quality.

Presenters: Monica Matt, Research Scientist, Upstate Freshwater Institute
David Andrews, Research Scientist, Upstate Freshwater Institute
David Matthews, Director, Upstate Freshwater Institute


July 9
9:00 am - 10:00 am CDT
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New York State Federation of Lake Associations
Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center