Preliminary Program

Details will be added as they become available.
Agenda subject to change.
Updated 12 July 2019


Monday, November 11

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Morning Workshops

Aquatic Plant Identification for the Layperson

Introduction to Phytoplankton Ecology and Taxonomy

Introduction to R for Aquatic Research

Local to Global Partnerships for Research and Monitoring

Telling Your Lake Story With Maps: Photo-Based Story Maps

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Full-Day Workshops

Advanced Phytoplankton Ecology

Internal Phosphorus Loading and Cyanobacteria

Lanthanum Modified Bentonite – Dosing, Ecotoxicology and Modelling

The Role of Aeration/Oxygenation in Lake Management

Working With Sensors and Analyzing Sensor Data

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Afternoon Workshops

Aquatic Plant Identification

Building Effective Watershed Based Plans – A Hands-On Workshop Using MassDEP’s Watershed Based Planning Tool

Intermediate R for Aquatic Research

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

Telling Your Lake Story With Maps: Narrative Story Maps

Understanding Harmful Algal Blooms


Tuesday, November 12

8:30 am – 10:00 am Opening Plenary Session
10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Concurrent Session A

A1: Citizen Science I – Meaningful Public Engagement for Monitoring

The Adirondack Lake Assessment Program: Success and Challenges of a Homegrown Volunteer Monitoring Program – Elizabeth Yerger

Elevating Community Based Water Monitoring in Canada – Kat Hartwig

Filling the Gaps: Empowering Communities to Monitor, Assess and Understand the Health of New Zealand Lakes – Tracey Burton

Validating Citizen Monitoring – Kat Kavanagh

A2: Shoreland and Watershed Solutions

Case Studies in Ecological Design: Successes and Challenges Designing Ecological Solutions for Sustainable Lakeshore Living in Vermont – Annie White

Bioengineering in Vermont – Amy Picotte

Measurements of Sediment and Nutrient Retention Rates to Inform Floodplain Management in the Lake Champlain Basin – Rebecca Diehl

Better Lake Than Never: 14 Years of NPS Success Stories in Lake Restoration – Cyd Curtis

A3: Watershed Plan Development

Outdated and Incomplete; How Can We Get Community Support and Funding to Update a Watershed Management Plan? – Kathleen Curwen

Harnessing Local Expertise to Develop a Watershed Management Plan on a Small Budget – Joan Gorga

Messer Pond’s Watershed Management Plan: From Start to Finish – Lessons Learned – John Doyle

A Multi-Criteria Analysis Tool to Guide Rehabilitation of Chautauqua Lake, New York – Elizabeth Moran

A4: Urban Lakes

Giving the Reins to Local Government to Reduce Uncertainty With Improved Data and Science – Steve Hood

Worcester, Massachusetts’ Blue Spaces Initiative: The Case for a Municipal Lakes and Ponds Management Program – Jacquelyn Burmeister

Identification and Description of Urban Lakes Across the Continental United States From the National Hydrography Dataset – Laura Costadone

Lake and Watershed Management Plan Development for Three Connected Lakes in Westchester County – Michael Martin

A5: Aquatic Invasive Species I – Animals

Dogs vs. Veligers – Debra DeShon

Imaging the Effects of an Internal Seiche on Dreissenid Mussel Behavior – Lewis McCaffrey

Effects of Winter Temperature on Zebra Mussel Populations in North Texas – Jessica Trevino

Population Dynamics and Potential Impacts of Zebra Mussels in Turbid, Eutrophic Reservoirs – Andrew Dzialowski

A6: Lake Restoration I

Twenty Years of Integrative and Adaptive Management on a Minnesota Chain of Lakes – Sarah Nalven

Recovery of Copake Lake’s Water Quality and Control of Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation: A Case Study – Alejandro Reyes

Lake Wawasee Inlet Nutrient Study: A Novel Approach to Lake Ecosystem Assessment and Restoration – Jerry Sweeten

Restoring Water Quality in Hamilton Harbour: Successes, Challenges and the Path to Delisting – David Depew

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Concurrent Session B

B1: Citizen Science II – Lake Conservation and Management Through Education

Science on Seneca – Citizen Science for High School Students on Seneca Lake, New York – Nadia Harvieux

Educational Strategies Promoting Ability to Embrace Uncertainty Associated With Adaptable Solution Development in the Natural Resource Sciences – Dana Stephens

An Online Approach to Increasing Public Understanding of Lake Ecology and Management – Jo Latimore

Re-envisioning the Field Trip: Improving K-6 Preservice Teachers’ Self-Efficacy to Teach Science to English Learners by Incorporating Field-Based Learning Experiences – Victoria Chraibi

B2: Social Science and Outreach

LAKESMART: The Evolution of a Model for Lake Protection – Maggie Shannon

Vermont Lake Wise Program – Amy Picotte

Protecting and Restoring Inland Lake Shoreland Habitat Through Education, Engagement, and Citizen Science in Michigan, USA – Erick Elgin

Yamaska Watershed Organization, a Story of Successes Through the REKEAU Project – Lou Paris

B3: Septic Systems

Septic Leachate Assessment of Fish Lake, Indiana – Jeff Boeckler

Phosphorus Exportation From Septic Installations in Two Different Watersheds – Christian Corbeil

Town of Lake George Septic Initiative Program: An Analysis of the Management of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems in the Town of Lake George – Chris Navitsky

B4: P Inactivation I – Phoslock

Lake Responses to Phoslock® Treatment in a Canadian Lake: Phosphorus Reduction and “Shift” in Phytoplankton Composition – Dolores Planas

Mitigating Internal Nutrient Loading in a Florida Treatment Wetland – West Bishop

Managing Eutrophication Through Chemical Inactivation of Phosphate – Maíra Mucci

Nutrient Manipulation and Selective Control of Cyanobacteria to Improve Trophic Function in Freshwater Ecosystems – West Bishop

B5: Harmful Algal Blooms I

Improving Scientific Partnership and Integrated Strategies to Address the Global Challenge of Harmful Algae – Mark Heilman

Cyanobacteria Monitoring in the New Hampshire Lakes Lay Monitoring Program – The Good, the Bad, and the Exciting – Shane Bradt

Cyanobacteria, Citizen Scientists and the Finger Lakes – Lisa Cleckner

Awareness and Perceptions of Cyanobacteria and Their Health Risks: A Survey of Vermonters – Bridget O’Brien

B6: Lake Restoration II – Watershed Management & Assessment

Restoring a Degraded Watershed Using a Public-Private Partnership Model – Alan Steinman

Strategic Lake Protection in Minnesota Using Scientific Research, Monitoring Data and Watershed Planning – Moriya Rufer

Managing and Restoring Lakes: An Integrated Approach – Claire Bleser

Lake Eden and Lake Elmore Watershed Assessments – Peter Danforth

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Concurrent Session C

C1: Lake Level

Citizen Science and Satellites: Tracking Lake Water Storage on the Ground and From Space – Grant Parkins

Successful Use of Science, Engineering and Community Engagement to End a 70-Year Lake Water Level Management Conflict – Jay Toews

Using Classification and Deep Learning Algorithms to Study Zooplankton in Lake Mead, Nevada – Deena Giffen

Developing Water Quantity Policy for Natural Lakes With Large Water Level Fluctuations – Catherine Hein

C2: Using Social Media to Advance Lake Management

The Water Resources Report: Mapping Social Media for Water Resources – Kelly Smith

Telling the Story of Indiana Lake Water Quality With Interactive Web-Based Mapping and Data Visualization – Cory Sauve

Deep Lake Explorer: Using Citizen Science to Analyze Underwater Video From the Great Lakes – Molly Wick

C3: Salt I – Impacts in the Adirondacks

Road Salt Induced Monomixis of Mirror Lake (Lake Placid, New York) – Brendan Wiltse

High Resolution Assessment of Road Salt Export to Blue Mountain Lake – Corey Laxson

Twenty-Five Years of Lake Monitoring Data in the Adirondacks Reveals the Emergence of Multiple Environmental Stressors and the Need for Adaptive Monitoring – Corey Laxson

Model for Protection – Lake George Road Salt Reduction Initiative – Chris Navitsky

C4: Voice of Experience

A Lot Is Different … but Some Things Never Change – Ginny Garrison

Lessons Learned From Thirty Years of Running a Volunteer Monitoring Program – Linda Green

TBD – Bob Kirschner

Extended Discussion

C5: Harmful Algal Blooms II

Evolution of a Harmful Algal Bloom Program, a Perspective From Kansas – Megan Maksimowicz

Cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Bloom Outreach in Wisconsin: A Partnership Between the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Wisconsin Division of Public Health – Gina LaLiberte

Potential Techniques for Improving Analysis of and Response to Harmful Algal Blooms – Gerald Burnette

Optimizing Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring – Anne Wilkinson

C6: Potpourri

Integrating Health and Safety Into Our Management Projects – Chris Mayne

Low Dissolved Oxygen in Stratified Stormwater Ponds Causes Release of Phosphorus – Vinicius Taguchi

Case Study of Modeling a Mine Pit Lake: Continental Pit, New Mexico – Stephen Klein

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm NALMS’ Annual Membership Meeting
5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Exhibitors Reception and Poster Session

Poster Presentations

The Future of Coastal Lakes in Monmouth County, New Jersey: A Call to Action – Jason Adolf

Investigations Into Water Quality and Nutrient Loading of Little Spectacle Pond, Lancaster, Massachusetts – Brea Arvidson

Cyanobacteria Monitoring in the New Hampshire Lakes Lay Monitoring Program – The Good, the Bad, and the Exciting – Shane Bradt

Results of Two Advanced P-Removal Pilot Installations for Eutrophication Prevention in Freshwater Systems – Raimonda Buliauskaitė

Mecklenburg County’s Approach to Bacteria Sampling in Multiple Use Reservoirs – Caroline Burgett

The Starry Stonewort Collaborative for the Great Lakes Basin – David Carr

Paleolimnological Reconstruction of Harmful Algal Bloom Trends in Texas Reservoirs – Victoria Chraibi

Evolution of Plankton Community Structure Following a Large Alum Treatment: A Case Study From East Pond (Maine) – Charlie Cobb

Better Lake Than Never: 14 Years of NPS Success Stories in Lake Restoration – Cyd Curtis

Lake Eden and Lake Elmore Watershed Assessments – Peter Danforth

D.O.D. – The Dynamics of Dredging – Jerry Davis

Sacred Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera): A Cautionary Tale–Found Overwintering in Rhode Island, Should New England Be Concerned? – Katie DeGoosh-DiMarzio

Waters of the National Park Service: Management With a Long-Term Perspective – Alan Ellsworth

Filtrating Storm Water Runoff Through Bioengineered Living Shorelines – Brian Fischer

Indirect Effects of Freshwater Salinization on Drinking Water Quality – Isabelle Fournier

Evaluation of Iron-Based Phosphate Sorbents – Holly Frederick

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

Salinity Stratification on Urban Stormwater Management Ponds: Consequences of Winter De-icing Salt Use on Pond Performance and Applying a Modified Schmidt Stability Model – Brian Ginn

Investigating Nearshore Cyanobacteria Blooms in the Finger Lakes, New York – John Halfman

Elevating Community Based Water Monitoring in Canada – Kat Hartwig

Libraries Love Lakes: A Project to Engage Library Visitors During Lakes Appreciation Month – Nadia Harvieux

Selective Management of Exotic Watermilfoils and Other North American Invasive Aquatic Plants With ProcellaCOR®, a Novel, Reduced-Risk Aquatic Herbicide – Mark Heilman

Successful Eradication of Monoecious Hydrilla From a Northern Indiana Lake – Mark Heilman

Three New and Innovative Tools for Permanently and Sustainably Removing Excess Nutrients/Contaminants and to Control Invasive Plant and Animal Species in Lakes, Ponds and Rivers – Jonathan Higgins

Reduction of Internal Phosphorus Loading in New Lakes Through Pretreatment of Former Agricultural Soil – Thor Kolath Jensen

Harmful Algal Bloom Literature Searching, Screening, and Piloting of Systematic Review Tools – Sylvia Lee

Real-Time Monitoring, Modeling and Forecasting: A Case Study of West Lake, Hanoi, Vietnam – Szu-Ting Lee

Monitoring Change in Lake Water Storage Over Time Through the Use of Satellite Imagery and Citizen Science – Sarina Little

Factors Affecting the Distribution of Deep-Water Mosses in a Wisconsin Lake – David Lonzarich

Shoreline Erosion and Increased Anoxia in Lakes in New Hampshire and Maine – Melissa Macheras

Accumulation and Discharge of Salt From a Constructed Wetland – Mikaela Martiros

A Guide to Managing Water Chestnut and Surveying for High Priority Invasives Across the Finger Lakes Region of New York State – Hilary Mosher

Yamaska Watershed Organization, a Story of Successes Through the REKEAU Project – Lou Paris

Trends in Nutrient Concentrations and Loads of Streams in the Lake Winnipeg Basin – Sharon Reedyk

Monitoring and Calibration of a Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model for Lake Arrowhead, California, Prior to Initiating Indirect Potable Reuse Through Surface Water Augmentation – Ali Saber

The Nasty Neighbor Next Door: Assessing Factors That Influence Lake Vulnerability to Zebra Mussel Invasion – Shauna Sadoski

Nutrient Removal in a Woodchip Bioreactor Bed Receiving Silage Bunker Runoff – Jillian Sarazen

Telling the Story of Indiana Lake Water Quality With Interactive Web-Based Mapping and Data Visualization – Cory Sauve

Assessing the Great Lakes – Nancy Stadler-Salt

Lake Volume Calculations in ArcMap and R: Methods for a Believable Result From “Best Available” Data – Douglas Suitor

Low Dissolved Oxygen in Stratified Stormwater Ponds Causes Release of Phosphorus – Vinicius Taguchi

Creating and Growing a Cyanobacteria Monitoring Program in Connecticut to Inform Public Health Decisions at Beaches – Walter Tokarz

Spatial and Temporal Variation of Algal Community Assemblage and Abundance in the Rideau and Trent-Severn Waterways – Lindsay Trottier

Evaluation of Herbicide Sonar Genesis® for the Control of Fontinalis sp. (Aquatic Moss) – Erika Van Goethem

Algae Mitigation Using Air Nanobubbles – Jason Verhoef

The Effects of Surface Mixer Operation in a Drinking Water Supply Reservoir – Danielle Wain

Predicting Blue-Green Algae Bloom Formation for Utah Lake – Joshua Wankowski

Diatoms as an Indicator of Water Quality for Squam and Newfound Lake – Sydney Welch

Does Dissolved Organic Matter Have a Direct Negative Effect on Cladocerans? – Keiko Wilkins


Wednesday, November 13

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Concurrent Session D

D1: Source Water Protection I

Surface Water Source Protection in Vermont – Liz Royer

CWD’s Long-Term Source Water Strategy Within the Shelburne Bay Watershed – Joseph Duncan

Source Water Protection Challenges in New Hampshire’s Multi-Use Water Supply Lakes (or the Uses of MUWSLs) – Paul Susca

Roaring Brook Reservoirs: Can Timber Harvest and Drinking Water Protection Both Occur? – Don Kretchmer

D2: Salt II – Canada

Winter Management of Snowmelt Runoff to Prevent Freshwater Salinization – Isabelle Fournier

Sedimentary Cladoceran Assemblages and Zooplankton Communities of Shallow Lakes in South-Central Ontario (Canada): Relationships to Road Salt Runoff and Other Measured Environmental Variables – Robin Valleau

Factors Influencing Chloride Concentrations in Lakes Located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada – Tessa Bermarija

Climate Change and Nutrient Sensitivity Increase Threat of Chloride in PreCambrian Shield Lakes – Neil Hutchinson

D3: Phosphorus Inactivation II – Aluminum

Evolution of Sediment Inactivation in Florida Lakes – Impacts on Longevity – Harvey Harper

Alum Dosage and Application Strategies: Theory, Practice, and Recent Experiences – William James

Multi-Year Study of Six Rhode Island Water Supply Reservoirs With Focus on HAB Control With Alum – Carl Nielsen

Low Dose Aluminum Treatments to Manage Water Clarity in Two Urban Lakes – Kenneth Wagner

D4: Paleolimnology I – HABs

Paleolimnological Reconstruction of Harmful Algal Bloom Trends in Texas Reservoirs – Victoria Chraibi

Understanding Factors Influencing Harmful Algae Blooms in a Rural Headwater Lake in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada – Baillie Holmes

Diatom and Chironomid Assemblage Shifts Over Several Centuries and Their Relation to Recent Cyanobacterial Blooms in Callander Bay, Lake Nipissing, Ontario – Liz Favot

Algal and Cyanobacterial Productivity in Central Florida Lakes: Using Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy (NIRS) Models to Document Historical Patterns – Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore

D5: Aquatic Invasive Species II – Survey and Mapping

Early Detection of Aquatic Invasive Species in the Finger Lakes Region – Kathryn Des Jardin

A Guide to Managing Water Chestnut and Surveying for High Priority Invasives Across the Finger Lakes Region of New York State – Hilary Mosher

Monitoring Submersed Aquatic Plant Communities on a Large, Canadian Lake: Tracking the Spread of Starry Stonewort (Nitellopsis Obtusa) – Brian Ginn

Using Sonar-Based Technology for Aquatic Invasive Species Early Detection and Waterbody Vulnerability Assessments – Opportunities and Challenges – Ezra Schwartzberg

D6: Lake Restoration III

Nutrient Limitation of Plankton Communities in Lakes Across Northeastern North America – Courtney Wigdahl-Perry

Social-Psychological Determinants of Farmer Intention to Adopt Nutrient Best Management Practices: Implications for Resilient Adaptation to Climate Change in the Lake Champlain Basin – Elizabeth Doran

Recommended Changes to Biosolids Application to Reduce Phosphorus Loading to Surface Waters in Florida – Erich Marzolf

Aquatic Effects Monitoring for the Snap Lake Mine – Colleen Prather

10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Concurrent Session E

E1: Source Water Protection II

Holistic Response to Water Quality Changes Due to Lake Recovery in Drinking Water Reservoirs – Josh Weiss

Tackling Taste and Odor Issues: CCWA’s Approach to Proactively Manage Phosphorus and Improve Water Quality in an Integrated Water and Wastewater Treatment System – Roger Scharf

Leveraging Source Water Protection Funds for Large-Scale Projects – Bradley Hufhines

Reservoir Sediment Studies to Support Increasing Drinking Water Storage in a Flood Control Reservoir, Littleton Colorado – Craig Wolf

E2: Salt III – Salinization of Surface Waters

Water Softening and Road Salt Impacts on Chloride in Minnesota’s Water Resources – Greg Wilson

Effects of Road Salting on Surface Water Chemistry of Adirondack Lakes – Daniel Kelting

Salinization and Alkalinization of a Large Mid-South Hydroelectric Reservoir (Kentucky Lake, USA) as a Result of Human Activity – Susan Hendricks

E3: Phosphorus Inactivation III – Aluminum

Assessing the Fate of Alum 12 Years After Application in Lake McCarrons (Roseville, Minnesota) – Bob Fossum

The East Pond (Maine) Alum Treatment Part 1: Establishing an Alum Dose – Whitney King

The East Pond (Maine) Alum Treatment Part 2: Monitoring and Evaluation – Danielle Wain

Incorporating Internal Nutrient Loading Into TMDL Recommendations at Lake Wister, Oklahoma – Steven Patterson

E4: Paleolimnology II – Eutrophication

Using Paleolimnology to Assess Whether Nutrient Enrichment From Nova Scotia Mink Farms Are Affecting Eutrophication Patterns of Local Lakes – Nell Libera

Using Subfossil Midges to Assess the Impacts of Mink Farming on Hypolimnetic Oxygen in Lakes From Southwestern Nova Scotia – Julia Campbell

A Paleolimnological Study Suggesting That Climate Change Can Be a More Important Driver of Lake Ecosystems Than Cultural Eutrophication – Frances Pick

Paleolimnological Assessment of Six Lakes on the Kissimmee Chain, With Implications for Restoration of the Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades System, Florida USA – Thomas J. Whitmore

E5: Aquatic Invasive Species III – Survey and Mapping

Drone Mapping of Water Chestnuts – Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne

Invasive Species Detection in Northeast Regional Lakes Using Environmental DNA (eDNA) – Denise Blanchette

Comparison of Hybrid and Parental Watermilfoil Growth and Phenology in Minnesota – Wesley Glisson

Starry Stonewort – Two Decades in Michigan – G. Douglas Pullman

E6: Lake Restoration IV

Assessment of Phosphorus Loads From Tile Drainage in the Jewett Brook Watershed of St. Albans Bay – Dave Braun

Potential of Long-Term Fish Removal in Eutrophic Lakes – Ilkka Sammalkorpi

Development and Validation of a Regional Lake Water Quality Vulnerability Screening Tool – Lindsay Johnston

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Research: Bioretention, Water Quality, and Nutrient Dynamics in Urban and Agricultural Settings – Stephanie Hurley

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Concurrent Session F

F1: Source Water Management

The Role of the Planner in Source Water Protection – Chi Ho Sham

New York City’s Source Water Protection Program: An Overview of Two Decades of Effective Source Water Protection – David Warne

Building Collaborative Projects Between Agricultural Producers and the Water Sector through Farm Bill Programs – Adam Carpenter

Land Conservation for Source Water Protection – A Collaborative Model for Water Resource Managers and Land Trusts – Marson Nance

F2: Salt IV – Getting Salty

Effects of Chloride and Nutrients on Freshwater Zooplankton Communities – Danielle Greco

Salt Tolerance Variability Among Different Ecotypes of Vallisneria americana – Mohsen Tootoonchi

Spatiotemporal 3D Water Chemistry Modeling of a Coastal Dune Lake – Challen Hyman

Impact of Salinity and Seasonal Shifts on Macrophytes Among Northwest Florida Coastal Dune Lakes – Richard Gray

F3: Harmful Algal Blooms III

Evaluating Environmental DNA in Lake Assessments: A Potential Early Warning Alert for the Presence of Cyanobacteria Associated With HAB Formation in New England Lakes – Alison Watts

Comparative Analyses of Cyanobacteria Assemblages Using Microscopy and Metabarcoding From the LakePulse Network – Paul MacKeigan

Methods to Increase Detection and Characterization of Harmful Algal Blooms Using Traditional Sensor Technology – Vincent Moriarty

Advanced Water Quality Monitoring to Assess Biogeochemical Processes Related to Harmful Algal Bloom Development, Duration, and Decline in the Finger Lakes, New York – Guy Foster

F4: Nutrient Loading

Multi-Decadal Assessment of Reservoir Nutrient Dynamics Using Bayesian Mechanistic Modeling – Matthew Aupperle

A Tale of Two Lakes: Using Comparisons Between Two Shallow Bay Lakes in the North Carolina Coastal Plain to Establish Monitoring and Management Priorities – Diane Lauritsen

Data for Decision Making: The Lake Winnipeg Community-Based Monitoring Network – Chelsea Lobson

Management and Restoration of Nippo Lake, Barrington, New Hampshire: A Case Study – Kirsten Nelson

F5: Aquatic Invasive Species IV – Prevention and Management

Pathways of Invasion: Recreational Boater Activity, Aquatic Invasive Species Distribution, and Landscape Level Connectivity to Inform Management and Prevention Efforts in New York State – Michale Glennon

The Science of Compliance: Changing Boaters’ Behaviors to Reduce the Spread of AIS – Edgar Rudberg

Four Years of Aquatic Plant Monitoring and Management in New Jersey’s Delaware & Raritan Canal – Heather Desko

Delaware and Raritan Canal Hydrilla Control Program Fisherman Perception Survey – Emily Mayer

F6: Ethics in the Lake Restoration Community

Paving the Road to Hell – Dick Osgood

Ignorance Is Not an Excuse – Miquel Lurling

Ethical Conduct in NALMS’ Activities – Gertrud Nürnberg

Panel discussion chaired by Perry Thomas

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Concurrent Session G

G1: Oxygenation I

Threading the Needle: Overwintering Stocked Trout in Shallow Lakes of Alberta, Canada – Peter Aku

A “Toolbox” Approach to Managing the Water Quality of a Southern California Reservoir – Stephen Reynold

The Effects of Surface Mixer Operation in a Drinking Water Supply Reservoir – Danielle Wain

A Decade of Inversion Oxygenation: Analysis of Trends in Nutrient Reductions in Michigan Lakes – Jennifer Jermalowicz-Jones

G2: High Quality Lakes

A Ten Year Retrospective of Minnesota’s Sentinel Lakes Long-Term Monitoring Program – Jesse Anderson

Saving the Best of What’s Left: Vermont’s Strategy for Turning Significantly Increasing Phosphorus Trends Around on Vermont’s Clearest Lakes – Kellie Merrell

Revisiting Stratification: Effects of Climate Change in All Seasons – Lisa Doner

Integrated Critical Watershed Analysis: Prioritizing Lake Subwatersheds at Risk Using Co-Occurrence Analysis at Several Spatial Scales – Jeff Schloss

G3: Harmful Algal Blooms IV

Cyanobacteria Bloom Assessment in Lakes of the Contiguous United States Using Satellite Observations – Sachidananda Mishra

Monitoring Changes in Lake Eutrophication Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – James Killarney

An Integrated and High-Speed Approach to Monitor Cyanotoxins – Frances Buerkens

30 Years of Phytoplankton in a Drinking Water Reservoir – Joy Trahan-Liptak

G4: Large-Scale Events

Twenty-One Year Storm Flow Analysis on The South Platte River in Denver, Colorado – Nathan Jahns

Testing the Role of Lake Browning in a Greening World by Comparing Responses of Three Lakes to a Simulated Storm Event – Lauren Knose

Scales of Influence: Indications of High Intensity Precipitation Events in New Hampshire Lakes Using a Multi-Proxy Method – William Tifft

Implementation of a Multi-Partner, Collaborative Effort to Manage and Monitor Post-fire Water Quality in a Large Northern California Lake – Angela De Palma-Dow

G5: Aquatic Invasive Species V – Prevention and Management

Adirondack Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Management Tracker Program: A Citizen Science-Based Monitoring Program to Track the Effectiveness of AIS Management – Erin Vennie-Vollrath

The Starry Stonewort Collaborative for the Great Lakes Basin – David Carr

Lessons Learned: Perspectives on Managing Quagga Mussels in the Lower Colorado River – Heidi McMaster

Trends in Beach Closures, E. coli, and a Shift in Dominance From Zebra to Quagga Mussels on a Large Canadian Lake – Melissa Moos

G6: Non-Algal Toxins

Use of Geological Approaches in Determining the Source, Transportation Pathways and Food Chain Impacts of Recent DDT Contamination in Squam Lake, New Hampshire – Amanda May

Natural Recovery of Lead Contamination in Sediments at Lewis Lake, Yellowstone National Park – Stephen Klein

PFAS – How Is It Entering Lakes and Reservoirs – Richard Desrosiers

Mercury Increase in Lake Champlain Fish May Be Linked to Extreme Climatic Events – Mark Swinton

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


Thursday, November 14

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Concurrent Session H

H1: Monitoring I – Long Term

Assessment of Historical and Current Lake Fish Communities at HWF – Indicators of Climate Change? – Margaret Murphy

Evaluating Synergistic Effects of Climate Change and Trophic Dynamics on Thermocline Depth (2000–2018) – Holly Waterfield

Increasing Productivity Amid Stable Nutrient Regimes in Rhode Island Lakes and Reservoirs – Jeffrey Hollister

The Value of Long-Term Watershed Research to Science and Society – Jamie Shanley

H2: Water Quality

Variation in Trophic State Parameters Within the Photic Zone of Reservoirs – Jack Jones

Lake Photic Zone Temperature Across the Conterminous United States – Stephen Shivers

Horizontal Variability in Oligotrophic Lake Metabolism to Prioritize Watershed Locations for Nutrient Runoff Reduction – Nicole Ward

A Preview of Results From the 2017 US National Lakes Assessment – Amina Pollard

H3: Harmful Algal Blooms V

Going Beneath the Surface: The Ecology of Metalimnetic Cyanobacteria Layers in Three New Hampshire Lakes – Sabina Perkins

Potential for Cyanotoxin Occurrence in the Nation’s Large Rivers – Jennifer Graham

Microcystin Accumulation in Recreational Beach Sediments and Porewater – Ellen Preece

New York State Harmful Algal Bloom Initiative: An Initial Summary of Mitigation Pilot Outcomes – Stephanie June

H4: Oxygenation II

Changes to the Culver Lake Aeration System: Why, How and Results – Stephen Souza

Hypolimnetic Oxygenation and Aeration in Two Midwestern USA Reservoirs – David Austin

Hypolimnetic Oxygenation of Water Supply Reservoirs Using Bubble Plume Diffusers – Mark Mobley

Decreased Oxygenation Demand Following Hypolimnetic Oxygenation Operation – Paul Gantzer

H5: Aquatic Invasive Species VI – Herbicide Use

Successful Eradication of Hydrilla verticillata From Seven Waterbodies Within the Great Lakes Basin. – Carter Bailey

Developing an Operational Control Plan for Hybrid Milfoil – Terry McNabb

Integrated Controls for Recalcitrant Aquatic Invasive Plants – G. Douglas Pullman

Empirical Analyses of Long-Term Water Quality, Fish and Aquatic Plant Data in Relation to Aquatic Plant Management Actions – Mark Hoyer

10:00 am – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Concurrent Session I

I1: Monitoring II – Monitoring Criteria and Communication

Developing an Index of Habitat Quality for Maine Lakes – Jeremy Deeds

Assessing and Communicating the Status of Vermont’s Inland Lakes – Leslie Matthews

Building a National Scale Canadian Lake Monitoring Network – Lucie Levesque

Re-evaluating Recommended Phosphorus and Nitrogen Criteria for US Lakes and Reservoirs – Lester Yuan

I2: Sediment Release I

Drivers of Phosphorus Release and Sequestration in Eutrophic Waters and Their Sediments: Insight From Environmental Monitoring and Experimental Manipulation of Redox Front Dynamics – Andrew Schroth

Spatial and Temporal Variation in Anoxic Water in a Partially Stratified Temperate Lake – Hillary Kenyon

Comparative Lake Sediment Incubation Experiments to Determine the Phosphate Release and Effect on Water Quality After Treatment With Different Precipitation Materials – Said Yasseri

Internal Phosphorus Loading Models: A Critical Review – Gertrud Nürnberg

I3: Harmful Algal Blooms VI

Nuisance Phytoplankton Blooms Related More to Hydrography Than to Phosphorus – Shannon Brattebo

Predicting the Occurrence of Harmful Algal Blooms Resulting From Wind-Related Metalimnetic Entrainment of High Phosphorus Hypolimnetic Water – Sarah Burnet

Big Problems, Limited Data: Going From 0 to 60 to Assess and Address HABs, Pathogens, Emerging Contaminants, and More in a Problematic Coastal Pond – Matt Ladewig

Save Time, Money, and Headaches With a Multi-Product Approach to HAB Management Utilizing Targeted Spot Treatments – Elizabeth Crafton

I4: Oxygenation III

Making Money on Lake and Reservoir Restoration: A Case History of Hypolimnetic Oxygenation in California – Alex Horne

Comparing Summer 2018 to 2019 Water Quality Data, North Lake, Sweet Valley, Pennsylvania – Holly Frederick

All-Natural Technology to Remediate Algae / Cyanobacteria – Mike Mangham

Algae Mitigation Using Air Nanobubbles – Jason Verhoef

I5: Aquatic Invasive Species VII – Non-Chemical Control

The Impact of Macrophyte Control on Freshwater Ecosystem Resilience in Temperate Lakes – Patrick Beaupre

Successful Physical Management of AIS in the Drinking Water Reservoirs Serving Greater Boston, Massachusetts – Joy Trahan-Liptak

Changes in Grass Carp Growth and Mortality During Two Decades of Hydrilla Management – Daniel Stich

Collaboration vs. Conflict: How Can Lake Management Professionals Navigate Choppy Waters? – Diane Lauritsen

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Concurrent Session J

J1: Monitoring III – Technologies

So You Want to Deploy a Lake Monitoring Buoy: Essential Considerations for Successful High Resolution Data Collection – Kiyoko Yokota

Collecting “More and Better Data” on a Low-Power Budget – Hybridizing Technologies to Maximize Measurement Frequency and Analytic Capabilities at the Edge of Environmental Sensor Networks – Michael Kelly

Assessing Change in the Overturning Behavior of the Laurentian Great Lakes Using Remotely Sensed Lake Surface Water Temperatures – Cédric Fichot

Linking Land to Water – Development of the NHDPlus High Resolution and Applications to Estimate Streamflow, Habitat Characteristics, and Water Quality – Stephen Aichele

J2: Sediment Release II

Shoreline Erosion and Increased Anoxia in Lakes in New Hampshire and Maine – Melissa Macheras

Lake Iron Nodules – An “Index Mineral” to Assess the Impact of Sulfate on Surface Water and Sediment Quality Over Time (Pre-1800s to Today) in New England Lakes, Ponds and Rivers – Jonathan Higgins

Methane Gas and Ebullition From Bottom Sediments of Southern California Lakes – Michael Anderson

D.O.D. – The Dynamics of Dredging – Jerry Davis

J3: Phosphorus Inactivation IV- Novel Products

Using Aluminum Chlorohydrate (ACH) as a Demonstration Project to Treat an 8 Acre Eutrophic Stormwater Pond in Verona, Wisconsin – Richard Wedepohl

Aqual – P®: A Nutrient Inactivation Technology for PO43- and NH4-N – Patrick Goodwin

Improving Phosphate Adsorption to Prevent Freshwater Bodies Eutrophication Using a Circular Economy Approach – Carlo Belloni

Shoreline Stabilization and In-Lake Nutrient Management With Anionic Polyacrylamide – Kyla Iwinski-Wood

J4: Paleolimnology III – Geochemistry

Sedimentological and Limnological Evolution of a Recreative Lake Located in a Former Asbestos Mining Region: Insights From Paleolimnology – Olivier Jacques

Establishing the Timing of Stable Pb Deposition in Maritime-Canadian Lakes – Dewey Dunnington

The Impacts of Acid Deposition and Landscape Re-greening on Organic Carbon Stocks in Sudbury, Ontario Lakes Over the Last ~200 Years: Evidence From Paleolimnology – Andrew Paterson

Tracking the Long-Term Effects of Metal and Sulfate Deposition From Past Mining Operations on Sedimentary Chironomid and Cladoceran Assemblages – Brigitte Simmatis

J5: Modeling I

Monitoring and Calibration of a Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model for Lake Arrowhead, California, Prior to Initiating Indirect Potable Reuse Through Surface Water Augmentation – Ali Saber

The Impact of Weather Model Resolution on a Hydrodynamic Model of Lake George – Guillaume Auger

Simulating the Effects of Destratification System Expansion Using Coupled Bubble-Plume and Water-Quality Models – Kevin Bierlein

Combining Waterbody Morphometry With Estimates of Nutrient Loading and Flushing Rate to Examine Lake and Reservoir Susceptibility to Eutrophication – Reed Green

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Concurrent Session K

K1: Monitoring IV – Topics

Using Advanced Forensic Pollutant Source Identification to Cost-Effectively Protect Our Water Resources – Adam Questad

Waters of the National Park Service: Management With a Long-Term Perspective – Alan Ellsworth

Sediment Porewater Collection for Chemical Analyses From Locations With Variable Depth, Water Velocity, and Substrate Type in a Western Watershed – Kate McPeek

A Collaborative Approach to Upgrading the NALMS Secchi Dip-In Database and Improving Data Flows Using AWQMS and the Lake Observer App – Julie Chambers

K2: Fisheries

Crossing Scale and Ecosystem Boundaries to Better Understand Macroscale Fish Diversity – Katelyn King

Lake Trout Population Changes and Effects in Contaminant Modeling in the Great Lakes – Andrew Garner

Legacy and Dioxin Contaminant Profiles in Lake Champlain Lake Trout – James Pagano

Effects of Reservoir Operations on the Physical and Biogeochemical Characteristics of Deadwood Reservoir, USA – Clelia Luisa Marti

K3: None

K4: Paleolimnology IV – Biological Response

Historical Productivity in the Great Lakes: Consistency Across Geochemical Indicators – Euan Reavie

Evaluating the Biological Response of Drinking Water Reservoirs to Lake Recovery Using Invertebrate Abundance and Environmental DNA – Heather McGuire

Zooplankton Biogeography in Eastern Canada: Influence of Space, Human Activities and Environment – Cindy Paquette

Assessing Algal Changes in Lake Sediments Across Four Canadian Ecozones as Part of the LakePulse Network – Katherine Griffiths

K5: Modelling II

Managing Multiple Stressors for Climate Change Mitigation in European Lakes – Bryan Spears

Relative Impacts of Single and Simultaneous Stressors in Freshwater Food Webs – Jonathan Borrelli

Effects of Pumped Storage on Two San Diego Reservoirs – Imad Hannoun

Hydrodynamic Modeling Results Showing the Effects of the Luce Bayou Interbasin Transfer on Salinity in Lake Houston, Texas – Erik Smith


Friday, November 15

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Workshop

Stormwater Management for Lake Managers

8:00 am – 5:00 pm Workshops

Alum for Phosphorus Control in Lakes and Ponds

Collection, Identification, Ecology and Control of Freshwater Algae