Agenda subject to change.
Updated 12 October 2017

Sunday, November 5

8:30 am – 4:30 pm
NALMS Board of Directors Meeting

 

Monday, November 6

Field Trips

8:00 am – 1:00 pm
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Tour
USGS Ice Core Lab Tour

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tools for Water Quality Monitoring or Sondes and Suds

9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bear Creek Reservoir Tour
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Tour

Workshops

8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Real Time Test Systems for Cyanotoxins (Morning Session)

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Alum for Phosphorus Control in Lakes and Ponds
Collection, Identification, Ecology and Control of Freshwater Algae
Internal Phosphorus Loading
The Role of Aeration/Oxygenation in Lake and Reservoir Management

10:00 am – 5:00 pm
John Fielder Photography Workshop

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Real Time Test Systems for Cyanotoxins (Afternoon Session)

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NALMS New Member Reception

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Brewery Tours

 

Tuesday, November 7

7:00 am – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing

8:30 am – 10:00 am
Plenary Session

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Refreshment Break / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Concurrent Session A

Session A1: Western Issues

Moderator

Kelly Close, Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc., Denver, Colorado

Presentations

Western Water Law and Impacts on Reservoir Management
Kelly DiNatale, DiNatale Water Consultants, Boulder, Colorado

Grand Lake Clarity Adaptive Management
Esther Vincent, Northern Water, Berthoud, Colorado

 

Session A2: Alum

Moderator

Melissa Laney, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Presentations

Geochemical Augmentation with Aluminum Salts for Control of Internal Nutrient Loading and Algae Blooms in Reservoirs, Lakes, and Ponds
David Austin, CH2M, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Soldiers Creek Regional Alum Treatment Nutrient Reduction Facility (NuRF) – An Innovative Partnership to Maximize Watershed Load Reductions
Harvey Harper, Environmental Research & Design, Inc., Orlando, Florida

Quarry Island Cove Phosphorus Inactivation and Water Column Clearing
Steven Patterson, Bio x Design, Poteau, Oklahoma

Effects of Nutrient Inactivation (Alum) on the Water Quality of a Shallow, Eutrophic Urban Lake: LeMay Lake, Minnesota
John Holz, HAB Aquatic Solutions, Lincoln, Nebraska

 

Session A3: Paleolimnology

Moderator

Thomas Whitmore, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida

Presentations

Assessing Past Influences of Associated Wetlands on Water Quality in Shallow Florida Lakes, With Implications for Management
Thomas Whitmore, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida

Paleolimnological Reconstruction of Lake Bonny, Florida USA: Wetland Destruction and Nutrient Loading as Important Drivers of Change
*Francesca Lauterman, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida

Using Paleolimnology to Understand Historical Trends in Nutrients and Dissolved Oxygen in an Ontario Lake That Supports Lake Trout
*Clare Nelligan, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

A Multi-Proxy Paleolimnological Analysis of Long-Term Water Quality Trends in a Remote, Nutrient-Poor Lake Affected by Cyanobacterial Blooms
*Elizabeth Favot, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

 

Session A4: Drinking Water Reservoirs

Moderator

Diane Lauritsen, Mount Pleasant Waterworks, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Presentations

The Balancing Act: Managing a Water Supply Reservoir for Other Benefits
Cindy Brady, Denver Water, Denver, Colorado

Becoming a Blended Water Provider
Jamie Langer, Parker Water & Sanitation District, Parker, Colorado

Integrated Passive Biological Selenium Treatment System: Results of a 1-year Pilot Study
James Bays, CH2M, Tampa, Florida

Proving Septic Tank Contamination of a Drinking Water Supply Lake Using Multiple Lines of Evidence
Rob Zisette, Herrera Environmental Consultants, Seattle, Washington

 

Session A5: Data Analysis

Moderator

Jared Mann, Parker Water & Sanitation District, Parker, Colorado

Presentations

Analyzing Lake Data – Finding Patterns and How to Avoid Being Led Down the Wrong Road
Jean Marie Boyer, Hydros Consulting, Boulder, Colorado

Collected, Analyzed, and Statistically Evaluated, Now What? Putting Water Quality Data to Work.
Shelley Stanley, City of Northglenn, Colorado

Effects of Informed Bias in Citizen Science: A Comparison or Variance Between Data Collected by an Informed Bias vs. Random Citizen Groups
*David Pfuhler, State University of New York Oneonta Biological Field Station, Cooperstown, New York

Statewide Data Analysis to Identify Lake Chlorophyll a Endpoints and Nutrient Thresholds to Protect Beneficial Uses
Rebecca Veiga Nascimento, Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Luncheon / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing
Student Luncheon

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Concurrent Session B

Session B1: Climate Change

Moderator

Perry Thomas, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Montpelier, Vermont

Presentations

Climate Change in the Northeast: What Might It Mean to Water Quality Management?
Bob Kortmann, Ecosystem Consulting Service, Inc., Coventry, Connecticut

Extreme Event Monitoring; Ameliorating Climate Change Induced Impacts to Lakes and Reservoirs
Stephen Souza, Princeton Hydro, LLC, Ringoes, New Jersey

Managing Shallow Florida Lakes Under a Warming and More Variable Climate
Melanie Riedinger-Whitmore, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida

Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events: Impact on Turbidity and NOM
William Becker, Hazen and Sawyer, New York, New York and Columbia University, New York, New York

 

Session B2: Chemical Treatment

Moderator

Amy Smagula, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Concord, New Hampshire

Presentations

The Impact of Low Dose Fluridone Treatments on Non-Target Aquatic Plants
Ken Wagner, Water Resource Services, Wilbraham, Massachusetts

The Impact of Low Dose Fluridone Treatments on Aquatic Plant Richness
Ken Wagner, Water Resource Services, Wilbraham, Massachusetts

Control of HABs Through a More Rational Use of Copper: Deepening the Conversation About Cell Lysis and Cyanotoxins – What’s Really Happening?
David Hammond, Earth Science Labs, Inc., Berkeley, California

Targeting the “Bad Players”: Effective Cyanobacteria Management with Liquid Activated Peroxygen Algaecide/Cyanobacteriacide
Tom Warmuth, BioSafe Systems LLC, Winston Salem, North Carolina

 

Session B3: Paleolimnology

Moderator

Francesca Lauterman, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida

Presentations

Evaluating the Interface: Combining Limnology and Paleolimnology in Lake Management
Lisa Doner, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Extrinsic Versus Intrinsic Regimes Shifts in Shallow Lakes: Long-Term Response of Cyanobacterial Blooms to Historical Terrestrial Phosphorus Loading
Jesse Vermaire, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Assessing the Hierarchy of Environmental Controls on Aquatic Communities of Yellowstone National Park
Victoria Chraibi, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

Using Paleolimnology to Assess the Effects of Road Salt Application on Zooplankton and Diatom Assemblages in Jevins Lake in the Muskoka River Watershed, Ontario
*Robin Valleau, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

 

Session B4: Drinking Water Reservoirs

Moderator

Diane Lauritsen, Mount Pleasant Waterworks, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Presentations

The Influence of Reservoir Operations and Natural Reservoir Processes on Disinfection By-Product Speciation in a Drinking Water in SE Virginia
Gary Schafran, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia

Evaluation of External v. Internal Loading in Beaver Creek Reservoir, Crozet, Virginia
Alex Horne, Alex Horne Associates, El Cerrito, California

Evaluation of Management Methods for a System of Drinking Water Reservoirs in Virginia
Kelly DiNatale, DiNatale Water Consultants, Boulder, Colorado

Survey of Drinking Water Reservoir Monitoring and Management Practices
Chris Newton, DiNatale Water Consultants, Boulder, Colorado

 

Session B5: Data Analysis

Moderator

Jared Mann, Parker Water & Sanitation District, Parker, Colorado

Presentations

1973–2014 Historical Review of the Water Quality of Rhodhiss Lake, North Carolina, with Emphasis on Nutrient Loading and Export
Jonathan Knight, Consultant, Mooresville, North Carolina

Reservoir DO Related to Inflow TP Concentration and Water Residence Time
Shannon Brattebo, Tetra Tech, Inc., Spokane, Washington

Comparison of Sub-Basin Characteristics Within Cassadaga Lakes Chautauqua County, New York
*Joseph O’Reilly, State University of New York Oneonta, Oneonta, New York

Spatial Relationship Between Nutrient Availability and Sediment Particle Size in Willow Creek Reservoir, Heppner, Oregon
*Sarah Burnet, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

 

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Refreshment Break / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing

3:30 pm – 4:40 pm
Concurrent Session C

Session C1: Climate Change

Moderator

Perry Thomas, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Montpelier, Vermont

Presentations

How will Intensified Water Management Affect Reservoir Food Webs and Fisheries?
Adam Hansen, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Fort Collins, Colorado

Mysis diluviana Responses to Climate and Dam Operations in Three Mesotrophic Reservoirs
Brett Johnson, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

 

Session C2: Monitoring

Moderator

Chris Mikolajczyk, Princeton Hydro, LLC, Ringoes, New Jersey

Presentations

Building a Reservoir Water Quality Monitoring Program from the Ground Up
Chris Newton, DiNatale Water Consultants, Boulder, Colorado

Did Monitoring Reduce the Phosphorus in Barr Lake?
Steve Lundt, Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, Denver, Colorado

US Bureau of Reclamation’s Water Quality Monitoring Program Overview
Heidi McMaster, US Bureau of Reclamation, Boulder City, Nevada

 

Session C3: Paleolimnology

Moderator

Thomas Whitmore, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida

Presentations

A Comparison of Present-Day and Pre-Industrial Zooplankton Assemblages and Size Structure in Cottage and Reference Lakes in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
*Anna DeSellas, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Paleolimnological Assessment of Recent Diatom Assemblage Changes in 54 lakes in Algonquin Park, Ontario, Canada
*Janae Rampone, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Paleolimnology Provides Early Warnings of Impacts from Eutrophication, Invasive Species and Climate Change
Euan Reavie, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

 

Session C4: Drinking Water Reservoirs

Moderator

Diane Lauritsen, Mount Pleasant Waterworks, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Presentations

Investigating the Effects of Purified Water Discharges in Water Supply Reservoirs
Jeffery Pasek, City of San Diego Public Utilities Department, San Diego, California

A Rapid Shift from Oligotrophy to Eutrotrophy: Water-Quality Trends in California’s Recently Constructed Diamond Valley Lake
Seyoum Gebremariam, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, La Verne, California

Modeling of Purified Water Mixing in Lake Jennings, California
Li Ding, Flow Science Incorporated, Pasadena, California

 

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
NALMS Membership Meeting

5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Exhibitors’ Reception and Poster Session

Poster Presentations

2D and 3D Numerical Modeling of Water Level and Temperature in Lakes and Reservoirs Based on the Numerical Scheme in CE-QUAL-W2: A Case Study
*Hussein Al-Zubaidi, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

The Cyanobacteria Monitoring Collaborative – An Evolving Approach to Cyanobacteria Monitoring
Shane Bradt, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Durham, New Hampshire

Applying Paleolimnological Techniques to Reservoirs in Arid Regions
Victoria Chraibi, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

Reduced Snowpack May Compound Effects of Climate Warming on High-Elevation Lakes
*Kyle Christianson, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Public Outreach and Education – Don’t Go It Alone
Amy Conklin, Barr Lake and Milton Reservoir Watershed Association, Littleton, Colorado

New Data Portal for Global Environmental Monitoring
Steve Elgie, KISTERS North America, Sacramento, California

A Water Chemistry Regime Shift Associate with Zebra Mussel (Dresseina polymorpha) Entrance into New York State Lakes
*Leah Gorman, State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York

Advection and Nutrients Regulate Phytoplankton Dynamics in Tainter and Menomin Reservoirs, Wisconsin
William F. James, University of Wisconsin–Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

Management of Half Moon Lake, Wisconsin, for Native Macrophyte Community Re-Establishment
William F. James, University of Wisconsin–Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

Long-Term Endothall Control of Curly-Leaf Pondweed in Half Moon Lake, Wisconsin
*Heidi Lieffort, University of Wisconsin–Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

Source Water Quality and Supply Challenges in the Houston, Texas Metropolitan Area: Assessing Baseline Data prior to an Interbasin Transfer into Lake Houston
Zulimar Lucena, US Geological Survey, Houston, Texas

Implementing Monitoring Techniques of Hydrilla verticillata in the New Jersey Delaware and Raritan Canal
*Emily Mayer, University of Florida & Solitude Lake Management, Hackettstown, New Jersey and Amanda Mahaney, Solitude Lake Management, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

Use of Aquatic Filter Barriers to Control Water Quality Impacts from Concentrated Nonpoint Sources
Andrew McCusker, Mackworth-Enviro, Scarborough, Maine

Utilization of Aquatic Barriers to Protect Fish Populations from Reservoir Management Activities
Andrew McCusker, Mackworth-Enviro, Scarborough, Maine

Application of Iron Filings to Reduce Internal Phosphorus Loading in Lakes
Poornima Natarajan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

A Survey of Cottagers’ Perceptions in Ontario, Canada, Regarding Algae and Impacts to Recreational Enjoyment
*Carmen Pereira, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Differences and Similarities in Perceived Threats to North American Lakes by Scientists, Managers, and Stakeholders
*Melanie Perello, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana

Reducing Surface Accumulation of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae by Increasing Cellular Turgor Pressure and Disrupting Buoyancy Control Using Wetland Water and Ion Additions
*Arick Rouhe, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

A Five-Year Recreational Water Microbiome
*Sydney Rudko, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Urban Phosphorus Runoff and Loading to Half Moon Lake, Wisconsin
*Mai Lia Vang, University of Wisconsin–Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

Engaging Indigenous People in Alberta’s Regional Lake Monitoring Program – A Case Study
Zoey Wang, Government of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Working with Landowners to Improve Water Quality in the White River and Richland Creek Watersheds of Northwest Arkansas
Melissa Welch, Beaver Watershed Alliance, Springdale, Arkansas

Internal Phosphorus Loading in Bone Lake, Wisconsin
*Amanda Wilson, University of Wisconsin–Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

 

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Hospitality
Euchre Tournament

 

Wednesday, November 8

7:00 am – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing

8:30 am – 10:00 am
Concurrent Session D

Session D1: Aeration/Mixing

Moderator

David Rosenthal, City of Norfolk, Virginia

Presentations

Hypolimnetic Aeration System is “Breathing New Life” Into Aurora Reservoir
Pamela Benskin, City of Aurora, Colorado

Managing Taste, Odor, and Manganese in a Small Alpine Lake One Year Later
Paul Gantzer, Gantzer Water Resources Engineering, LLC, Kirkland, Washington

Eliminating Scouring Problems on a Side Stream Saturation Oxygenation System
Mark Mobley, Mobley Engineering, Norris, Tennessee

 

Session D2: HABs/ Algal Dynamics

Moderator

Laurie Rink, Aqua Ria Ltd., Fruita, Colorado

Presentations

Comparison of Classification Strategies for Algal Data Collected with Imaging Flow Cytometry for Both Live and Preserved Samples with an Emphasis on HAB Taxa
Ann St. Amand, PhycoTech, Inc., St. Joseph, Michigan

HAB Potential in Colorado Lakes
James Saunders, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

A Review of Cyanobacteria Harmful Algae Blooms Education, Outreach and Monitoring Programs in the USA
Ellen Preece, Robertson Bryan Inc. Elk Grove, California

HAB Monitoring with FlowCam Cyano in Recreational Lakes to Facilitate Management Decisions by Maine DEP
Frances Buerkens, Fluid Imaging Technologies, Scarborough, Maine

 

Session D3: Invasive Species

Moderator

Chris Holdren, Environmental Consultant, Littleton, Colorado

Presentations

Where’s the Body? Water Testing for Dreissenid Mussels and the Value of eDNA
Denise Hosler, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado

Improvement of Methods for Detection of Dreissenid Mussels by Microscopy and Polymerase Chain Reaction
*Jacque Keele, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado

Rapidly Responding: Montana’s Invasive Mussel Detections
Stephanie Hester, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Helena, Montana

Eyes on the Lake: How 24 Million Annual Visitors Can Protect Tahoe While They Play
Jesse Patterson, League to Save Lake Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe, California

 

Session D4: Public Outreach

Moderator

Jojo La, Leonard Rice Engineers, Denver, Colorado

Presentations

Public Outreach and Education – Don’t Go It Alone
Amy Conklin, Barr Lake and Milton Reservoir Watershed Association, Littleton, Colorado

Minnesota Lake Associations Survey: Identifying Demographics, Activities, and Concerns
*Benjamin Bjertness, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota

Scaling Up Local Lake Stewardship: Benefits and Challenges of Countywide Lake Assessments, Planning, and Implementation
Nancy Turyk, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, Wisconsin

 

Session D5: Watershed Management

Moderator

Sara Peel, Arion Consultants, Indianapolis, Indiana

Presentations

Performance Characteristics of a Cold-Climate Constructed Stormwater Treatment Wetland
Alan Heyvaert, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada

Source Water Protection Program Overview and Case Study
Bradley Hufhines, Beaver Water District, Lowell, Arkansas

Successful Control of Algal Biomass Through Reductions in Watershed Phosphorus Inputs
Todd Tietjen, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Las Vegas, Nevada

 

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Refreshment Break / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Concurrent Session E

Session E1: Aeration/Mixing

Moderator

Melissa Laney, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Presentations

Prevention of Cyanobacteria Blooms by Destratification Aeration: Evidence from Continuous Vertical Profile Monitoring in C.W. Bill Young Reservoir, Tampa Bay Water
David Austin, CH2M, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Savannah Harbor Dissolved Oxygen Supplementation Through SuperOxygenation
David Clidence, ECO2 Oxygen Technologies, LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana

TIBEAN Deep Water Hypolimnetic Aerator: 3 Case Studies
Stefan Bruns, Polyplan GmbH, Bremen, Germany

The Effects of Diffused Aeration on Fish Habitat in Small Scale Ponds
Elizabeth Edgerton, Kasco Marine, Prescott, Wisconsin

 

Session E2: HABS/ Algal Dynamics

Moderator

Jared Mann, Parker Water & Sanitation District, Parker, Colorado

Presentations

Spatiotemporal Phytoplankton Community Dynamics and Toxin Production in Jordan Lake, North Carolina
*Dan Wiltsie, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Reducing Surface Accumulation of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae by Increasing Cellular Turgor Pressure and Disrupting Buoyancy Control Using Wetland Water and Ion Additions
*Arick Rouhe, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon

Advection and Nutrients Regulate Phytoplankton Dynamics in Tainter and Menomin Reservoirs, Wisconsin
William F. James, University of Wisconsin–Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin

Monitoring Harmful Algal Blooms in Arkansas
Brie Olsen, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, Little Rock, Arkansas

 

Session E3: Invasive Species

Moderator

Sarah Powers, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Presentations

Successful Long-Term Control of Myriophyllum spicatum in Blackhawk Lake, Wisconsin
Donna Sefton, DFS Conservation Consulting, Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

Control of Zebra and Quagga Mussels with a More Rational Use of Copper
David Hammond, Earth Science Labs, Inc., Berkeley, California

Potash Dose Responses for Open-Water Treatment of Invasive Mussels
Scott O’Meara, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado

Prevention and Management of Invasive Species: Vulnerability Assessment of the Rueter-Hess Reservoir
Lisa Scurlock, Parker Water and Sanitation, Parker, Colorado

 

Session E4: Public Outreach

Moderator

TBD

Presentations

The Social Issues of Big Bowman Pond, Rensselaer County, New York with the Construction of a Management Plan
George Smith, State University of New York Oneonta, Oneonta, New York

Guardians of the Grande: A Multi-Pueblo Water Quality Sampling Event Focused on Data Quality, Standardization, and Sharing
Alex Heppner, Gold Systems, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah

Why Crowdsourcing Data Gets You More Bang for Your Buck
K. Kelly Close, Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc., Denver, Colorado

 

Session E5: Watershed Management

Moderator

Jojo La, Leonard Rice Engineers, Denver, Colorado

Presentations

Engaging with Water Utilities to Enhance Lake Management: A Triple Bottom Economic Analysis of Beaver Water District’s Source Water Protection Program
Chi Ho Sham, Eastern Research Group, Lexington, Massachusetts

Lake & Reservoir Watershed Management – An Interactive Web-Based System
Jeff Boeckler, Northwater Consulting, Springfield, Illinois

Why is Watershed Phosphorus Loading So Stubbornly Persistent?
Joe Bischoff, Wenck Associates, Inc., Golden Valley, Minnesota

Impacts of Wetland Phosphorus Export on Lake Minnetonka
Brian Beck, Wenck Associates, Golden Valley, Minnesota

 

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Luncheon / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing
Clean Lakes Classic 5K Run / Walk

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Concurrent Session F

Session F1: Volunteer Monitoring

Moderator

Jeff Schloss, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Durham, New Hampshire

Presentations

CSLAP in the Finger Lakes: Volunteer Monitoring on Large, High Profile Lakes with Multiple Stakeholders
Nancy Mueller, New York State Federation of Lake Associations, Inc., LaFayette, New York

The Cyanobacteria Monitoring Collaborative: Working with Citizen Scientists, Trained Professionals and the Public to Identify and Monitor Cyanobacteria.
Linda Green, University of Rhode Island Watershed Watch, Kingston, Rhode Island

The New Hampshire Lakes Lay Monitoring Program’s Quest for a Better Lake Report
Shane Bradt, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Durham, New Hampshire

Lake Observer: A Mobile App for Recording Lake and Water Quality Observations Across the Globe
Lisa Borre, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Annapolis, Maryland

 

Session F2: HABS/ Algal Dynamics

Moderator

Ellen Preece, Robertson Bryan Inc. Elk Grove, California

Presentations

Assessing N and P Sources in Nantucket Ponds to Manage Cyanobacteria
Emily Molden, Nantucket Land Council, Nantucket, Massachusetts

Freshwater Microcystins Contaminate Marine Mussels: Tales of Future Past
Barry Moore, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

A Rare Uroglena Bloom in Beaver Lake, Arkansas
Reed Green, US Geological Survey Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

Understanding the Effectiveness of Artificial Mixing for Harmful Algal Bloom Control
Tarek Aziz, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Session F3: Invasive Species

Moderator

Al Basile, US Environmental Protection Agency, Denver, Colorado

Presentations

Achieving Ecosystem Balance Through Food Web Manipulation and Trophic Cascade: Top-Down Control of an Invasive Landlocked Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) Population via Walleye (Sander vitreus) Stocking and the Associated Limnological Changes (Otsego Lake, New York)
Holly Waterfield, SUNY College at Oneonta Biological Field Station, Cooperstown, New York

Reexamining the Balance of a Percid Fishery Over the Course of Two Decades
*Justin Hulbert, State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York

Effects of Introduced Blueback Herring (Alosa aestivalis) on a Landlocked Southeastern US Reservoir
Dennis DeVries, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

Evaluation of the Effects of Ultraviolet Light Treatment on Quagga Mussel Settlement and Veliger Survival at Davis Dam
Sherri F. Pucherelli, Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado

 

Session F4: Remote Sensing

Moderator

Chris Mikolajczyk, Princeton Hydro, LLC, Ringoes, New Jersey

Presentations

A Comparative Study of Deep-Water Sampling with an Unmanned Aerial Water Sampling System (UAWSS) to Traditional Sampling Methods: A Case Study from Dillon Reservoir, Summit County, Colorado
*Brian Straight, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Using Real-Time High-Frequency Monitoring to Study Regional Heterogeneity in an Oligotrophic Lake
Michael Kelly, IBM Research, Yorktown Heights, New York

Predicting Water Quality from Satellite Observations of the Watershed
Josh Weiss, Hazen and Sawyer, Baltimore, Maryland

 

Session F5: Internal Loading/In-Lake Treatment

Moderator

Frank Wilhelm, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

Presentations

28 Years of Impact from Central Basin Hypoxia and Internal Phosphorus Loading on North Shore Water Quality in Lake Erie
Gertrud Nürnberg, Freshwater Research, Baysville, Ontario, Canada

Application of Iron Filings to Reduce Internal Phosphorus Loading in Lakes
Poornima Natarajan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Whole Lake Combined PAC-Phoslock Treatment to Manage Eutrophication and Cyanobacteria
*Maíra Mucci, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Restoration of a Eutrophic Hard-Water Lake by Applying an Optimum Dosage of Poly-Aluminum Chloride: Reasons, Results, Problems
Peter Kasprzak, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology & Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Neuglobsow, Germany

 

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Refreshment Break / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Concurrent Session G

Session G1: Voice of Experience

Moderator

Ken Wagner, Water Resource Services, Inc., Wilbraham, Massachusetts

Presentations

Working at One Place for 38 Years: A Career of Opportunities
Steven Heiskary, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (Retired), St. Paul, Minnesota

From Civil Engineering to Limnology to NALMS
Frank Browne, F.X. Browne, Inc., Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Reflecting on Lakes
Harry Gibbons, Lake Advocates, Bainbridge Island, Washington

Panel Discussion

 

Session G2: Fisheries Management

Moderator

TBD

Presentations

Long-Term Patterns in Water Temperature Downstream of a Large Reservoir in Southeastern Idaho
*John McLaren, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bloomington, Indiana

Balancing State Agency and Stakeholder Demands: Studying Proportional Stock Density in Lake of the Woods, New York
*Ryan Elliott, State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York

Bayesian Analysis of Proportional Size Distribution Indices in Recreational Fisheries
Dan Stich, State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York

Utilization of Aquatic Barriers to Protect Fish Populations from Reservoir Management Activities
Andrew McCusker., Mackworth-Enviro, Scarborough, Maine

 

Session G3: Urban Lakes

Moderator

Al Polonsky, City and County of Denver, Colorado

Presentations

Physicochemical and Biological Impacts of Road Salts on Urban Lakes
*Isabelle Fournier, Université Laval et Centre d’études nordiques, Québec, Québec, Canada

Managing Multi-Use Reservoirs: How Reservoir Fill Rates May Affect Swim Beach Bacteria Levels
Kate Dunlap, City of Boulder Public Works, Boulder, Colorado

TMDL Compliance as an Opportunity for Park and Habitat Enhancement
Michael Whelan, Anchor QEA, LLC, Lakewood, Colorado

Achieving Lake TMDL Goals with Innovative Urban BMPs
Jacob Newhall, WSB & Associates, Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Session G4: Phoslock

Moderator

Miquel Lurling, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Presentations

Managing Eutrophication in Lakes and Ponds with the Lanthanum-Modified Clay Phoslock
Miquel Lurling, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Preventative Phosphorus Management to Maintain the Mesotrophic State of an Irregularly Mixed Lake
Tim Sebastian Epe, Institut Dr. Nowak, Ottersberg, Germany

Application of Phoslock to a Water-Supply Reservoir in Northeastern Brazil: Lower Phosphorous and Cyanobaterial Concentrations Have Resulted in Reductions in Annual Treatment Costs
Tiago Finkler Ferreira, HydroScience Consultoria e Restauração Ambiental, Florianópolis, Brazil

Water Quality After Treatment with Lanthanum-Modified Clay (Phoslock) of Urban Henderson Lake, Alberta
Gertrud Nürnberg, Freshwater Research, Baysville, Ontario, Canada

 

Session G5: Modeling & Monitoring

Moderator

Jeff Schloss, University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Durham, New Hampshire

Presentations

Long-Term Monitoring of Stream Integrity in Rocky Mountain National Park: In situ Water Chemistry and Bioassessment Set the Context for Restoration Success
Erin Borgman, National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado

A Simple, User-Friendly Index for Assessing the Sensitivity of Lakes to Increased Nutrient Loading
Andrew Paterson, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Dorset, Ontario, Canada

Advantages of Monitoring Phosphorus Trends with Sediment Traps
Stephen Klein, Benthica LLC, Elizabeth, Colorado

Investigating the Use of Active Fluorescence in Determining Condition of Deep-Water Cyanobacteria Stratifications
*Sabina Perkins, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

 

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pre-Banquet Reception at the Butterfly Pavilion

7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
NALMS Awards Banquet

9:30 pm – 12:00 am
Hospitality

 

Thursday, November 9

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing

8:30 am – 10:00 am
Concurrent Session H

Session H1: National Lakes Assessment

Moderator

Eugene Braig, Ohio State University Extension, Columbus, Ohio

Presentations

Title TBD
Amina Pollard, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, District of Columbia

Phytoplankton and Zooplankton Data from the 2012 National Lakes Assessment Reflect Ecoregion and Biogeography
John Beaver, BSA Environmental Services, Inc., Beachwood, Ohio

Networked Lake Science: How GLEON’s Global Network is Using the National Lakes Assessment Database for Research and Graduate Student Training
Kathleen Weathers, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York

The Importance of Lake-Specific Characteristics for Water Quality Across the Continental United States
*Jennifer Brentrup, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

 

Session H2: Modeling

Moderator

Trea Nance, City of Westminster, Colorado

Presentations

Balancing Water-Supply Constraints and Water-Quality Objectives
Taylor Adams, Hydros Consulting, Boulder, Colorado

Water-Quality Modeling in Chehalis River Basin, Washington State
Robert Montgomery, Anchor QEA, Seattle, Washington

Modeling Summertime Cyanobacteria Blooms in a Polymictic Reservoir
Christine Hawley, Hydros Consulting, Boulder, Colorado

 

Session H3: PAHs

Moderator

Bill Wilber, US Geological Survey (retired), Reston, Virginia

Presentations

Coal-Tar-Based Pavement Sealants – A Potent Source of PAHs
Barbara Mahler, US Geological Survey, Austin, Texas

Trends and Sources of PAHs to Urban Lakes and Streams
Peter Van Metre, US Geological Survey, Austin, Texas

Acute lethality of runoff from coal tar sealcoat to aquatic animals, and prevention by green stormwater infrastructure
Jenifer McIntyre, Washington State University, Puyallup, Washington

Reducing PAHs in Urban Waters and Sediments in Minnesota & the Great Lakes Region
Al Innes, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, Minnesota

 

Session H4: Managing Shallow Lakes

Moderator

Dick Osgood, Lake Advocates, Duluth, Minnesota

Presentations

Aeration of a Shallow Eutrophic Lake: What to Expect
*Patrick Goodwin, State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York

A Restoration Project in Lake Apopka, Florida, USA, Using a Laminar Flow Aeration System to Reduce the Hypereutrophic State
Jennifer Jermalowicz-Jones, Restorative Lake Sciences, Spring Lake, Michigan

Effects of Solar-Powered Circulators on Turbulence and Stratification in a Shallow Embayment of Jordan Lake, North Carolina
Robyn Smyth, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

The Challenges, Rewards, and Results of Managing a Private Shallow Lake
*Sonja Wixom, State University of New York at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York

 

10:00 am – 10:30 am
Refreshment Break / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Concurrent Session I

Session I1: National Lakes Assessment

Moderator

Eugene Braig, Ohio State University Extension, Columbus, Ohio

Presentations

National Lakes Assessment Results Inform Lake-Protection Policies and Actions in Vermont, USA
Perry Thomas, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, Montpelier, Vermont

National Lake Assessment Overview for Indiana – 2012 Results and a Decade of Trends
Melissa Laney, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Understanding the Condition of Lakes in Minnesota Through Sampling Intensification as Part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Lakes Assessment Survey
Lee Engel, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, Minnesota

Panel Discussion

 

Session I2: Modeling

Moderator

TBD

Presentations

Empirical Modeling of Periphyton Biomass Accrual in Ultra-Oligotrophic Reservoirs of Northern Vancouver Island, Canada
Chris Perrin, Limnotek Research and Development, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Using AEM3D to Monitor the Effects of the Las Vegas Wash in Boulder Basin, Lake Mead
Deena Giffen, Southern Nevada Water Authority, Las Vegas, Nevada

Using Probabilistic Inflow Forecasts to Optimize the Operation of New York City Water-Supply Reservoirs
Simon Draijer, RTI International, Fort Collins, Colorado

Managing Interconnected Lakes to Supply the Panama Canal
Simon Draijer, RTI International, Fort Collins, Colorado

 

Session I3: Lake Management

Moderator

Chris Mikolajczyk, Princeton Hydro, LLC, Ringoes, New Jersey

Presentations

Lake Ecosystem Energetics: The Missing Management Link
Bob Kortmann, Ecosystem Consulting Service, Inc., Coventry, Connecticut

Data and Science to Support Water Quality Management Balance in the Cherry Creek Basin, Colorado
Harry Gibbons, Tetra Tech, Inc., Seattle, Washington

Identifying and Assessing Adaptive Management Monitoring Criteria for Grand Lake Clarity
Kevin Bierlein, Hydros Consulting Inc, Boulder, Colorado

Dilution of Moses Lake for Forty Years: Hypereutrophic to Mesotrophic
Shannon Brattebo, Lake Advocates, Spokane, Washington

 

Session I4: Managing Shallow Lakes

Moderator

George Antoniou, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Des Moines, Iowa

Presentations

Shallow Lake Restoration in a Highly Altered Landscape: Results and Management Implications from Iowa
Michelle Balmer, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Des Moines, Iowa

Influence of Land Use and Climate Variability on Nutrient Concentrations in Florida Lakes
Mark Hoyer, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

 

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Luncheon / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Concurrent Session J

Session J1: Data Management

Moderator

Kelly Close, Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc., Denver, Colorado

Presentations

New Data Portal for Global Environmental Monitoring
Steve Elgie, KISTERS North America, Sacramento, California

High-Frequency Limnological Data Collection: Utility and Challenges
Kiyoko Yokota, State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York

Harnessing Open Source to Collect and Manage Your Data Better and Cheaper
K. Kelly Close., Leonard Rice Engineers, Inc., Denver, Colorado

 

Session J2: Aquatic Plant Management

Moderator

Bob Kirschner, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois

Presentations

Balancing Target and Non-Target Impacts of Macrophyte Management in Paradox Lake, New York
*Alexa Tumbarello, SUNY Oneonta Biological Field Station, Cooperstown, New York

The Role of Aquatic Plant Harvesting in Lake Management
Ken Wagner, Water Resource Services, Wilbraham, Massachusetts

Assessment of New Zealand Lakes Using Submerged Plants as Bio-Indicators
Tracey Burton, NIWA, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

Mesocosm Evaluation of Multiple Invasive Watermilfoils Response to PROCELLACOR – A Novel Herbicide Technology
Mark Heilman, SePRO Corporation, Carmel, Indiana

 

Session J3: Lake Management

Moderator

Steve Lundt, Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, Denver, Colorado

Presentations

Lake Management Adrift
Dick Osgood, Lake Advocates, Duluth, Minnesota

Advanced Sediment Management – Adjustable and Continuous
Michael Detering, , DB Sediments GmbH, Duisburg, Germany

Operation and Effects of an Intake Barrier Curtain in Iron Gate Reservoir on Downstream Water Quality in the Klamath River, California
Demian Ebert, Pacific Power, Portland, Oregon

Use of Aquatic Filter Barriers to Control Water Quality Impacts from Concentrated Nonpoint Sources
Andrew McCusker, Mackworth-Enviro, Scarborough, Maine

 

 

Friday, November 10

Field Trips

8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Maintaining Water Quality in a High-Altitude Reservoir

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Barr Lake Tour and BBQ