Program subject to change.
Updated 29 August 2022


Poster Presentations

Montana Waters: The Connection Is Clear – Nonpoint Source Education and Outreach in the Flathead Watershed
Cassidy Bender, Flathead Basin Commission, Missoula, Montana

Milfoil Economics: Improving Estimates of Invasive Species Impacts on Property Values
Adriana Castillo Castillo, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

A Contemporary Analysis of Winter Zooplankton Assemblages in the Finger Lakes of New York State (USA)
Bobbetta Davis, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, New York

Productivity and Zooplankton Composition of Beaver Island Lakes in Relation to Human Activity
Miranda Devan, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

Comparison of Human and Digital Algal Bloom Identification via Digital Microscopes and Artificial Intelligence Across Eight States
Danara Dormaeva, SUNY ESF, Syracuse, New York

Wild Rice Shoreland Protection Project
Ann Geisen, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Aitkin, Minnesota

Reservoir and Hydroclimate Diversity Relevant to GHG Monitoring and Modeling
Carly Hansen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

The Recent Sediment History of Nutrient Loading and Sediment Deposition in Lake Mendota, USA
Adam Hoffman, University of Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa

Evaluation of the Effect of Alum Addition on Lake Water Column pH
John Holz, SOLitude Lake Management, Lincoln, Nebraska

Water and Sediment Analysis of a “Young” Reservoir
Charles Ikenberry, FYRA Engineering, Des Moines, Iowa

Mixing Zone Studies for Proposed Treated Mine Effluent to a Small Reservoir in Empire, Colorado
Nathan Jahns, GEI Consultants, Denver, Colorado

Restoring the Aquatic Vegetation Community of a Suburban Lake Following Water Quality Improvements
Katie Kemmitt, Stantec, Minneapolis, Minnesota

An Integrated Multi-Sensor Cloud-Based Framework to Characterize Winter Water Level Drawdown of Lakes and Reservoirs
Abhishek Kumar, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

Wisconsin’s Harmful Algal Bloom Program: Public Health & Environmental Management Partnership
Gina LaLiberte, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, Wisconsin

Morphological and Molecular Techniques to Support Management of Ballast-Borne Invasive Species Using Protist Surrogates in Mesocosms
Abigail Latanich, Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota

Checking Up on Ourselves: How Reliable Are the Sentinel Lakes Continuous Datasets?
Tim Martin, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul, Minnesota

Long Term Water Quality Trends in Rapidly-Urbanized Twin Cities Lakes: A Woodbury Lakes Case Study
Grace Neumiller, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota

Power to the People: Using Volunteer-Collected Data to Detect Water Clarity Trends in Minnesota’s Lakes and Streams
Waverly Reibel, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, St. Paul, Minnesota

Saxitoxin Dipstick for the Analysis of Water and Shellfish Samples
Fernando Rubio, Eurofins Abraxis, Inc. Warminster, Pennsylvania

Relationships Between Chloride and Conductivity Across Diverse Lake Types in Minnesota
Mayra Velasquez, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Modelling the Impact of Light Attenuation on Lake Stratification Across Maine
Danielle Wain, 7 Lakes Alliance, Belgrade Lakes, Maine

Regional Lake Monitoring Network in Vermont: Understanding How a Changing Climate Will Affect Remote, Minimally Disturbed Lakes
Katelynn Warner, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont