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Webinar: Does Climate Change Impact Our Lakes?

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST

A Fall Science at Night Virtual Seminar Series for the public, students and scientists interested in local lake conservation and management. Based on the conversation started in 2019, and continued in 2020, stakeholders this year will gain understanding of the diverse threats impacting our regional lakes.

Does Climate Change Impact Our Lakes?

7 p.m. – Larry Marsicano, Aquatic Ecosystem Research LLC, WCSU Limnology Instructor, will introduce the topic and speaker.

7:10 p.m. – David C. Richardson, Professor, Biology Department, New Paltz, who will discuss “Lake Warming and Increased Stratification at Mohonk Lake Across Northeastern North American Lakes.”

7:45 p.m. – Audience Q & A

8 p.m. – Dr. Ben Burpee,  Ph.D., Limnologist, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc, Coventry, CT who will discuss “Ecological Effects of Recent Climate Change on Southern New England Lakes and Reservoirs: Implications for Water Quality and Management”

8:30 p.m. – Audience Q & A

8:45 p.m. – Symposium summary and “Where do we go from here?”

Registration is required. Register at https://westconn.tfaforms.net/217. A custom link will be emailed on the day of the talk.


December 13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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Western Connecticut State University
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