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Updated 11 July 2018


Monday, October 29

NALMS Board of Directors Meeting


Tuesday, October 30

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Freshwater Algal Ecology, Methodology and Control – Lecture Only

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Advanced Phytoplankton Ecology

Alum for Phosphorus Control in Lakes and Ponds

An Introduction to the Hydrologic Principles and the Application of Green Infrastructure Stormwater Management Techniques for Lake Communities

Internal Phosphorus Loading

Introduction to R for Aquatic Research

Introduction to Sampling and Identification of Freshwater Fish Eggs and Larvae

Lanthanum Modified Bentonite – Dosing, Ecotoxicology and Modelling

Rapid Analytical Solutions for Cyanotoxins

The Role of Aeration/Oxygenation in Lake Management

8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Field Trips

Greater Cincinnati Water Works Richard Miller Treatment Plant Tour

USEPA Office of Research and Development Aquatic Research Facility & USEPA Experimental Stream Facility Mesocosm/East Fork Watershed Cooperative Tour

8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch for Full-day Workshop Participants

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Field Trip

Thomas More College Biology Field Station Tour with Boat Electrofishing Demonstration

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Freshwater Algal Identification – Microscope Based

Lake Management Best Practices: Overview of Common Problems and Effective Management Strategies and Technologies

Time TBD
NALMS New Member Reception

Time TBD
Welcome to Cincinnati Social Event


Wednesday, October 31

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

8:30 am – 10:00 am
Opening Plenary Session

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

10:30 am – 12:00
Concurrent Session A

A1: Large Data Sets and Long-Term Monitoring

Taxonomic Data Quality of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Samples Used for the 2017 National Lakes Assessment
James Stribling

Structural Changes to Lake Ecosystems Resulting from Long-Term Browning
Rachel Pilla

Long-Term Trend Methodologies for Productivity Parameters Relating to Algal Blooms in Alberta Lakes
Laura Redmond

Cyanobacterial Blooms Modify Food Web Structure and Interactions in Western Lake Erie
Ruth Briland

A2: Combating Invasive Species

Monitoring Trends in the Nearshore and Profundal Benthic Invertebrate Communities of Lake Simcoe (Ontario, Canada) Coinciding with a Shift from Zebra to Quagga Mussels
Brian Ginn

Quagga Mussels Eradicated from an Entire Pennsylvania Lake
David Hammond

Early Stages of Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) Establishment in a Small, Temperate, Kettle Lake
Stradder Caves

A Tale of Two Species: Aquatic Invasives in Butterfield Lake, New York
David Andrews

A3: Alum Treatment

The Mystic(al) Lake Experience
Kenneth Wagner

Planning, Implementing, and Monitoring the Response of Minnesota’s Largest Alum Treatment
Matt Kocian

An Automated Low Rate Alum Addition System to Enhance Effectiveness of Wet Detention Ponds and Improve Lake Water Quality
Harvey Harper

A Method of Reducing Septic System Impact to Lakes
Paul Sutphen

A4: Algal Toxins

ELISA for Anabaenopeptins and Its Use for the Monitoring of Source Waters
Fernando Rubio

From Algal Toxins to Environmental DNA: Passive Samplers as a Tool to Help with Multiple Management Objectives
Ellen Preece

The Effect of Local Physical Lake Conditions on the Vertical Heterogeneity of Cyanobacteria and Microcystin in Stratified Eutrophic Lakes
Anne Wilkinson

Vertical Distribution of Cyanobacteria Toxins in Willow Creek Reservoir, Oregon
Sarah Burnet

A5: Army Corps

Understanding HAB Impacts at USACE Managed Reservoirs
Gerard Clyde

Remote Sensing Research to Support HAB Monitoring for the USACE
Molly Reif

Operating Flood Control Reservoirs to Maximize Recreation, Water Quality, and Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Andrew Johnson

Advanced Modeling of Nutrients with HEC-RAS
Billy Johnson


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


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

B1: Large Data Sets and Long-Term Monitoring

The Harmonization of a Large Phytoplankton Dataset for Lakes Across Indiana
Cory Sauve

Long-Term Limnological Response to Management of Internal Phosphorus Loading and Curly-Leaf Pondweed in Half Moon Lake, Wisconsin
William James

25 Years of Water Quality Change in Rhode Island Lakes and Ponds
Betty Kreakie

The Importance of Nutrient Supply by Fish Excretion and Watershed Streams to a Eutrophic Lake Varies with Temporal Scale Over 19 Years
Tanner Williamson

B2: Macrophyte and Periphyton Monitoring and Management

Wild Rice AWQMS Project Case Study
Nancy Schuldt

Early Operational Use of ProcellaCOR for Selective Control of Invasive Aquatic Plants
Mark Heilman

Bridging the Data Gap Between Spring Nutrient Input and Summer Periphyton Growth via Bay Sediment Delivery and Retention Analysis in Coeur d’Alene Lake, Idaho
Randi Notte

The Life History of Nectopsyche albida and Its Dietary Habits in Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with a Focus on Predation on the Invasive Eurasian Milfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)
Stephanie Estell

B3: Hydrology and Hydrodynamics

The Role of Morphometry and Hydrology in Promoting Eutrophication and Harmful Algal Blooms in Reservoirs
Reed Green

Small Reservoir Water Level Management
Greg Dutson

Hydrodynamic Simulation of Lake Mead to Inform Future Drinking Water Treatment Needs
Deena Giffen

Assessing the Role of Vertical Mixing in Modulating Cyanobacteria Blooms in Shallow Reservoirs
Daniel Obenour

B4: Algal Toxins

Toxic Toledo and Maumee Microcystis: Was the Unprecedented cHAB in 2017 Lake or River Derived?
Douglas Kane

Maximum Microcystin Concentrations in Western Lake Erie Predicted by Early Season Nutrient Concentrations
Darren Badee

Cyanobacterial Blooms and Toxin Production in Lower Green Bay, Lake Michigan
Gina LaLiberte

Safety and Decontamination Protocols When Sampling Blooms of Cyanobacteria: What’s Being Done in the Real World, and What Some Institutions are Requesting to Approve Research
Frank Wilhelm

B5: Shallow Lakes

Using an Adaptive Aluminum Sulfate (alum) Application Approach to Improve Water Quality in Bald Eagle Lake, Minnesota
Joseph Bischoff

Part I: Improving the Water Quality of an Urban Shallow Lake and then Navigating the Response
William Bartodziej

Part II: Evaluating the Effect and Potential Benefits of Mechanical Harvesting on Aquatic Plants and Phosphorus in an Urban Shallow Lake
Keith Pilgrim

Part III: Bridging the Gap between Public Expectations and Realistic Management Solutions of Shallow Minnesota Lakes
Lyndsey Provos


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


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

C1: Large Data Sets and Long-Term Monitoring

The Use and Limitations of Large Data Sets in Evaluating the Health of Percid Stocks in select New York waters 1991–2016
Justin Hulbert

Water Quality in Lake Mead During Extended Drought: Why Has There Been So Little Change?
Todd Tietjen

C2: Autonomous Sampling and Automated Techniques

Semi-Automated Method for Detecting and Counting Cells of Cyanobacterial Colonies and Filaments
Frances Buerkens

Innovations in Water Quality Sonde Integration and Cloud-Based Data Automation
Eric Robinson

Building a Lake-Scale Smart-Sensor Network for Intelligent Environmental Monitoring
Michael Kelly

C3: Hydrology and Hydrodynamics

Ensemble Flow Forecasts for Risk Based Reservoir Operations of Lake Mendocino: An Adaptive Approach to Reservoir Management
Chris Delaney

C4: Ohio Lakes

Nutrient Issues Affecting Ohio’s Inland Lakes: Evolution of Program and Lessons Learned
Shannon Brattebo

Tappan Lake Nutrient Reduction Initiative: An Interdisciplinary Water Research and Collaboration Initiative Among Various Organizations to Eliminate HABs from the Tappan Lake Water
Fernanda Craig

C5: Hypolimnetic Withdrawal

Revisit of the Lake Restoration Technique: Hypolimnetic Withdrawal
Gertrud Nürnberg

Battling High Internal Phosphorus Loads with Hypolimnetic Withdrawal and a Unique Water Treatment Plant in Lake Bornsjön, Sweden
Johanna Ansker


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


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

Poster Session

2017–2018 Study of Phragmites Management Effects at the Esplanade
Bregieta Arvidson

Forecasting Microcystis aeruginosa Population Dynamics from Bacterioplankton DNA
Mark Bagley

The Cyanobacteria Monitoring Collaborative – An Evolving Approach to Cyanobacteria Monitoring
Shane Bradt

Effects of Flow Diversion on Water Quality in a Shallow Prairie Reservoir
John-Mark Davies

The Role of Reservoir Geomorphology in Determining Coverage Densities for Bathymetric Surveys in Oklahoma Water Supply Reservoirs
James Decker

Applying the “Point Intercept Rake Toss Method” to Aquatic Plant Monitoring on a Large Lake
Brian Ginn

Impacts of Winter De-Icing Salt Application on the Water Quality and Functioning of Urban Stormwater Management Ponds and Receiving Waters
Brian Ginn

Relationships Between Macrophyte Communities and Salinity Among Northwest Florida Coastal Dune Lakes
Richard Gray

An Immigrant Hypolimnion: The Role of Intrusion, Anoxia and Entrainment in Mediating Phosphorus and Trophic State Dynamics in Mona Lake, Michigan
Hayden Henderson

Age Comparisons of Walleye in Select New York waters 1991–2010
Justin Hulbert

Shifts in Phytoplankton Genera with Salinity in Northwest Florida Coastal Dune Lakes
Linda Ivey

Impacts of Mining Activities and Human Development on the Evolution of the Bécancour River Watershed (Southern Québec, Canada): Insights from Paleolimnology
Olivier Jacques

Bioaccumulation of Selenium and Mercury in Fish Tissues of an Urban Watershed and Reservoir, Denver Colorado
Nathan Jahns

Long-Term Impacts by Applications of Fluridone and Triclopyr to Target and Non-Target Aquatic Vegetation Over a Fourteen-Year Period
Amanda Mahaney

Nutrient Loading from Stormwater Systems in Dayton, Ohio
Zachary Schultz

The Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) Within the Hypolimnion of a Dystrophic and Eutrophic Lake on Zooplankton Survival and Vertical Distribution
Keiko Wilkins


Thursday, November 1

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


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

D1: Paleolimnological Applications for Lake Management

Regional Paleolimnology Reveals Widespread Anthropogenic Impacts
Euan Reavie

Applying Paleolimnological Techniques to Reservoirs: Challenges and Possibilities
Victoria Chraibi

Paleolimnological Assessment of Lakes on the Kissimmee Chain, South Florida USA
Francesca Lauterman

Innovative Approaches in Paleolimnology: How Recent Advances Can Inform Lake Management
Melanie Riedinger-Whitmore

D2: Lake Management and Restoration

Nutrient Management Challenges in Coeur d’Alene Lake, Idaho
Craig Cooper

Managing Large Inland Lakes: The Need for an Integrated Management Approach for Successful Lake Management
Jennifer Jermalowicz-Jones

Results of Innovative Restoration Techniques at Lake Apopka, Florida
Erich Marzolf

Pacification: The New Narrative on Lake Management
Dick Osgood

D3: Remote Sensing

Use of Remote Sensing Techniques to Monitor Harmful Algal Blooms
Christian Corbeil

Cyanobacteria from Space: Satellite Imagery for Bloom Monitoring
Igor Ogashawara

Remote Sensing of Harmful Algal Blooms and Water Quality Characteristics in Kentucky Lakes
Colin Arnold

D4: Ecological Engineering of Sustainable Landscapes to Protect Downstream Aquatic Ecosystems

Sustainably Solving Legacy Phosphorus and Nitrogen in Landscapes with Wetlands and Wetlaculture
William Mitsch

Nutrient Retention by Wetland Mesocosms in the First Year of a Wetlaculture Hydrologic Experiment at Buckeye Lake Ohio
Bingbing Jiang

Constructed Wetlands and Nutrient Removal in Grand Lake St. Marys Watershed
Stephen Jacquemin

Understanding the Role of Wetland Ecoservices in Protecting Water Quality from Potential Zoonotic Pathogen Spread: Arcobacter Transmission Dynamics in Western Lake Erie Wetland and Adjacent Swimming Beach
Jiyoung Lee

D5: Phoslock

Whole Lake Combined PAC-Phoslock Treatment to Manage Eutrophication and Cyanobacteria
Maíra Mucci

Evaluation of a Whole Lake Eutrophication Management Technique Using Combined Flocculation and In situ Phosphorus Immobilization
Frank van Oosterhout

Control of Floating Algal Mats in a Highly Frequented Recreational Lake
Karin Finsterle

Phoslock® Research in the Netherlands
Miquel Lürling


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


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

E1: Paleolimnological Applications for Lake Management

Multi-Indicator, Ecologically Based Paleolimnological Studies Help Optimize Lake-Management and Restoration Strategies
Thomas Whitmore

The Long-Term Effects of Multiple Environmental Stressors on Shifting Benthic Production in a Large Shallow Lake
Michael Murphy

E2: Lake Management and Restoration

Development of the Mill Pond Remediation Plan
Stephen Souza

A Model-Based Approach for Developing Lake Management Plans
Seyoum Gebremariam

Implementation and Results of a Comprehensive Urban Shallow Lake Monitoring Plan to Understand Ecosystem Dynamics and Inform Holistic Lake Management
Sarah Wein

Too Many Innovations? Recent History on a Multi-Dimensional Small Lake Restoration – Mountain Lake, San Francisco
Alex Horne

E3: Remote Sensing

Web Interoperability Services with GIS for Global Environmental Monitoring Data Management and Sharing
Jens Proche

Open-Source Spectrometry for Collective Monitoring of Nutrients
Jiansheng Feng

Telling the Story of Your Lake with Online Maps
Shane Bradt

E4: Ecological Engineering of Sustainable Landscapes to Protect Downstream Aquatic Ecosystems

The Business of Wetlaculture – Seeking Viable Business Models for Landscape-Scale Nutrient Capture
Sam Miller

Feasibility of Bundling Conservation Credits for Water Quality Trading in the Blanchard Watershed of Lake Erie
Yanting Guo

E5: Phoslock

Phoslock® as a Maintenance Measure to Control Cyanobacteria in a Large Brazilian Urban Lake Subjected to High Organic Load
Tiago Finkler Ferreira


12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch / Exhibits Open / Poster Viewing
CLM / CLP Luncheon
Clean Lakes Classic


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

F1: Fish Ecology and Fisheries Management

Developing a Conservation Strategy for Riverine Fish Habitat in Oxbow Lakes Along the Lower Wabash and White Rivers in Indiana
Cassie Hauswald

Reduced Oxythermal Habitat in a Two-Story Fishery: Implications for Phosphorus Management in a Northern Wisconsin Lake
Dendy Lofton

Influence of Fisheries Management on Limnological Characteristics of Three Missouri Reservoirs
John Jones

Using Baited Box Nets to Remove Common Carp to Improve Water Quality in Shallow Lakes
Jordan Wein

F2: Lake Management and Restoration

Sediment Sampling to Assist in Evaluating Reservoir Management Methods
Kelly DiNatale

Combining Lake Restoration Techniques: Overview of Different Treatment Methods Used in Combination with Lanthanum Modified Bentonite (LMB)
Patrick Van Goethem

F3: HABs – Prediction and Monitoring

Building a Financially Sustainable Early-Warning System for Harmful Algae
Max Herzog

Monitoring Cyanobacteria in Mixed Algal Populations in an Effort to Predict the Onset of CyanoHABs
Lawrence Younan

Working Towards a Forecast of Lake Erie Cyanobacterial Bloom Toxicity
Justin Chaffin

Lake Champlain’s Cost-Effective and Successful Cyanobacteria Monitoring Program
Angela Shambaugh

F4: Human Dimensions

Lakes Management: An Environmental Asset Perspective
Joe Purohit

Social Marketing Maneuvers, Magic, and Measurable Change!
Jill Hoffmann

F5: Watershed and Water Management

Lake Mauvaise Terre Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Initiative
Jeff Boeckler

Response of a Reservoir Ecosystem to Changes in Watershed Agriculture Over Two Decades
Michael Vanni

Five Years Later: Active Watershed Management Demonstrates Consistent Reduction in Pollution
Jessica Glowczewski

Upstream Collaboration and Investment Achieves Downstream Protection
Kate Dunlap


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


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

G1: Fish Ecology and Fisheries Management

Coolwater Fish Habitat in a Changing Climate
Shahram Missaghi

The Feasibility of Restoring Lake Whitefish as an Integral Component of the Cold-Water Fish Community in Otsego Lake, New York
Samantha Carey

G3: HABs – Prediction and Monitoring

Continuous Lake Monitoring Buoy – Lessons Learned from the First Year
Kiyoko Yokota

Influence of Environmental Factors on Off-Flavor Metabolite Production by Bacteria in a Eutrophic Reservoir
Nicolas Clercin

G4: Voice of Experience

A Day in the Life
Stephen Souza

40+ Years of Rowboat Limnology: What a Ride!
Kenneth Wagner

67 Years of Streams, Lakes, Reservoirs and Oceans: A Wet Life!
Alex Horne

G5: Watershed and Water Management

Modeling the Impact of Watershed Protection in an Unfiltered Drinking Water Supply
Emmet Owens

Some Stormwater Ponds Release Phosphorus
Vinicius Taguchi

Utilizing EPA Green Infrastructure Toolkit to Evaluate Potential Management Strategies for an Urban Watershed
Monica Matt

Ecosystem Service Assessment of Stormwater Management Features in Greater Cleveland
Julie Wolin


5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NALMS Awards Reception and Banquet


Friday, November 2

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


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

H1: Molecular Techniques for HABs

Evaluation of CyanoDTec Multi-Plex qPCR Assay as a Cyanotoxin Screening Tool for Ohio Public Water Systems and Inland Lakes
Heather Raymond

Using Molecular Analyses to Help Understand and Manage Waters Affected by Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms
Erin Stelzer

Structure and Physiological Activity of Cyanobacterial Communities in a Freshwater Lake: A Three-Year Study Using 16S rRNA Gene Sequencing Analysis
Jorge Santo Domingo

Nitrogen–Phosphorus-Associated Metabolic Activities and Community Structures During the Development of a Cyanobacterial Bloom Revealed by Metatranscriptomics
Jingrang Lu

H2: Nutrient Modelling and Monitoring

A Water and Mass Balance Model for Evaluating Phosphorus Pathways and Lake Improvement Strategies in Three Shallow, Eutrophic Lakes in the Upper Midwest
Charles Ikenberry

Modeling Phosphorus and Nitrogen Loading Throughout the Entire Great Lakes Basin using SPARROW
Glenn Benoy

Reservoir Modeling to Enhance Temperature Compliance Near a Power Plant in the Tennessee River System
Rich Wildman

Long-Term Shallow Lake Nutrient and Water Quality Management in an Agricultural Watershed Using Conservation Management Practices
Richard Lizotte

H3: General Contributions

Damaging Solar UV Radiation as an Environmental Regulator of the In situ Abundance of Mosquito Larvae: A Test of the Relative Importance of Shading from Damaging Solar UV Radiation by DOM and Organismal Capabilities for DNA Repair
Nicole Berry

Understanding the Effect of Salinity Tolerance on Cyanobacteria Associated with a Harmful Algal Bloom in Lake Okeechobee, Florida
Barry Rosen

An Emerging Technology Using a Resilient Fabric Material for Living Shorelines
Bruce Richards

Are Carbon Emissions from Lakes on the Rise? Investigating Organic Carbon Degradation by Microbes and Sunlight in Inland Waters
Sarah Nalven

H4: Utilizing Citizen Science

LakeKeepers: Expanding Citizen Based Monitoring in Alberta, Canada
Bradley Peter

Combining Citizen Science with Remote Sensing to Monitor Lake Storage
Grant Parkins

In Search of the Complete Picture: Indiana Lakes Trophic Classification Comparison Across Citizen Science, State, and National Monitoring Programs
Heather Bearnes-Loza

Citizen Science from the Ground Up: UpStream – Building a Public-Private Partnership Between Industry and Public Schools
Ann St. Amand


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


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

I1: Molecular Techniques for HABs

Evidence-Based Guidelines for Microbial Source Tracking Projects
James Herrin

Adaptation of Lake Erie Planktothrix Blooms to Shifts in N Availability
Michelle Neudeck

I2: Nutrient Modelling and Monitoring

The Heidelberg Tributary Loading Program: Perspectives from Between the Land and Lake
Laura Johnson

A Viable Solution to Phosphate Eutrophication of the Western Basin of Lake Erie
Wil Hemker

Assessment of Lake of the Woods’ Internal Phosphorus Loading
Julie Blackburn

Spatiotemporal Assessment of Water Chemistry Dynamics in the Coastal Dune Lakes
Alexander Hyman

I3: General Contributions

Winter Road Maintenance: Identifying and Lowering Private Companies’ Barriers to Adopting Best Management Practices
Holden Sparacino

I4: Utilizing Citizen Science

Lake Observer: A Mobile App for Recording Lake and Water Quality Observations Across the Globe
Lisa Borre


12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch / Exhibits Open


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

J1: Phytoplankton Ecology

Annual Patterns of Phytoplankton in Subtropical, Florida Lakes
Dana Stephens

Internal Loading of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Supports Non-N-Fixing Cyanobacteria in Honeoye Lake
Justin Myers

J2: HAB Control

Reducing Harmful Algal Blooms on a 150-Acre, Hyper-Eutrophic Lake Using a New Biological Treatment Method
John Tucci

Gaining Control of Harmful Algae Blooms
Patrick Simmsgeiger

Strategic Management of Cyanobacteria in Drinking Water Reservoirs Using an Action Threshold Based Approach
West Bishop

From Bench Scale Trials to Effective Full Scale Cyanobacterial Management with Liquid Activated Peroxygen Algaecide/Cyanobactericide
Tom Warmuth

J3: Aeration and Artificial Mixing

The Future of Bubbles: Novel Applications to Linear Oxygen Diffusing Systems
Shayne Levoy

Oxygenation System for Alabama Power’s Logan Martin Hydroelectric Plant
Mark Mobley

Not So Fast: Reassessing a Common Rule of Thumb for Destratification System Design
Kevin Bierlein