Tuesday, November 12
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Agenda subject to change.
Updated 21 September 2019


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

Moderator: Steve Lundt
Metro Wastewater Reclamation District, Denver, Colorado

1:35 Science on Seneca – Citizen Science for High School Students on Seneca Lake, New York
Nadia Harvieux
1:55 Educational Strategies Promoting Ability to Embrace Uncertainty Associated With Adaptable Solution Development in the Natural Resource Sciences
Dana Stephens
2:15 Deep Lake Explorer: Using Citizen Science to Analyze Underwater Video From the Great Lakes
Molly Wick
2:35 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

Moderator: Jackie Sprague
Federation of Vermont Lakes and Ponds, Montpelier, Vermont

1:35 LAKESMART: The Evolution of a Model for Lake Protection
Maggie Shannon
1:55 Vermont Lake Wise Program
Amy Picotte
2:15 Protecting and Restoring Inland Lake Shoreland Habitat Through Education, Engagement, and Citizen Science in Michigan, USA
Erick Elgin
2:35 Yamaska Watershed Organization, a Story of Successes Through the REKEAU Project
Lou Paris


B3: Septic Systems

Moderator: Kirsten Nelson
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Concord, New Hampshire

1:35 Septic Leachate Assessment of Fish Lake, Indiana
Jeff Boeckler
1:55 Phosphorus Exportation From Septic Installations in Two Different Watersheds
Christian Corbeil
2:15 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
2:35 Bringing a National Perspective to Onsite Wastewater Systems on Lakes and Ponds
Mary Clark


B4: Phosphorus Inactivation I – Phoslock

Moderator: Nigel Traill
Phoslock Water Solutions Ltd, Sydney, Australia

1:35 Lake Responses to Phoslock® Treatment in a Canadian Lake: Phosphorus Reduction and “Shift” in Phytoplankton Composition
Dolores Planas
1:55 Mitigating Internal Nutrient Loading in a Florida Treatment Wetland
West Bishop
2:15 Managing Eutrophication Through Chemical Inactivation of Phosphate
Maíra Mucci
2:35 Nutrient Manipulation and Selective Control of Cyanobacteria to Improve Trophic Function in Freshwater Ecosystems
West Bishop


B5: Harmful Algal Blooms I

Moderator: Ellen Preece
Robertson-Bryan, Inc., Elk Grove, California

1:35 Improving Scientific Partnership and Integrated Strategies to Address the Global Challenge of Harmful Algae
Mark Heilman
1:55 Cyanobacteria Monitoring in the New Hampshire Lakes Lay Monitoring Program – The Good, the Bad, and the Exciting
Shane Bradt
2:15 Cyanobacteria, Citizen Scientists and the Finger Lakes
Lisa Cleckner
2:35 Awareness and Perceptions of Cyanobacteria and Their Health Risks: A Survey of Vermonters
Bridget O’Brien


B6: Lake Restoration II – Watershed Management & Assessment

Moderator: David Neils
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Concord, New Hampshire

1:35 Restoring a Degraded Watershed Using a Public-Private Partnership Model
Alan Steinman
1:55 Strategic Lake Protection in Minnesota Using Scientific Research, Monitoring Data and Watershed Planning
Moriya Rufer
2:15 Managing and Restoring Lakes: An Integrated Approach
Claire Bleser
2:35 Lake Eden and Lake Elmore Watershed Assessments
Peter Danforth