2 results for tag: freshwater algae


2021 International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum

2021 International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Forum will take place virtually this coming March. Virtual Forum dates: March 10–11, 2021 Abstract Deadline: January 19, 2021. Please get your abstracts in early! See Abstract Submission for submittal requirements. Overview: Professional symposium for researchers and resource managers working in the Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed. Themes: Climate change, nutrients & algae, invasive species, paleolimnology, fisheries and more! Two Focus Sessions with moderated town hall style discussions will provide additional interaction opportunity, in addition to the regular ...

FLMS Virtual Workshop: Algal Identification in the Environment

Part 1: Workshop Description: This workshop is designed as an introduction to the general groups of freshwater algae, their ecology and diversity. We will review key features distinguishing the major algal groups: cyanobacteria, chlorophytes, diatoms, dinoflagellates, red algae, euglenophytes, etc. and spend some time looking at specimens under the scope. Part 2:  Workshop Description: This workshop has a special focus on harmful and nuisance algae (focusing on cyanobacteria) in freshwater systems. We will dive into the ecology of both planktonic and benthic members of this group, while identifying major problematic taxa (genera and species). ...