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Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference

September 7, 2022 – This conference will highlight current scientific knowledge related to algal blooms

NOTE This event occurs in the past
  • Time:Sep 7 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, 2022
  • Location:Stranahan Theater Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, OH 43614 | Get Directions
  • RSVP Contact:Erin Monaco | Email Me
  • Event Organizer:Christopher Winslow | Contact Host
  • Event Category:Conferences | Show Similar

The Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science Conference will highlight current scientific knowledge related to algal blooms.

Registration deadline:

September 1, 2022

General Registration: $50
Student Registration: $10


This event will be livestreamed. During registration, please select virtual or in-person attendance.

Expected audiences include academic researchers, state and federal agencies and the agricultural community interested in the latest algal bloom science and technology, with an expected audience largely from Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Members of the academic research community, state and federal agencies and the agricultural community are especially encouraged to attend.

Research and outreach leaders will present findings from recent studies and identify important areas of uncertainty. Specific topics will include:

  • Nutrients and processes behind algal blooms
  • New tools to track and predict algal blooms
  • Latest progress from Ohio agencies managing water quality and algal blooms
  • Impacts of manure and stream processes on nutrient loads


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Sponsors

Lake Erie $5,000 and above

Maumee $2,500 – $4,999

Auglaize $1,000 – $2,499

Blanchard $100 – $999


Agenda and Speakers

Registration and Networking
Welcome and Introductions

Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Systems, Ohio State University Extension

Morning Session

Honing in on sources of dissolved P: targeting legacy soils with phosphorus removal structures
Chad Penn, National Soil Erosion Research, United States Department of Agriculture

OACI Report Review
Jordan Hoewischer, Water Quality and Research, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

Returns from Alternative Tillage, Nitrogen, and Cover Crop Systems: The Illinois Precision Conservation Management (PCM) Experience
Gary Schnitkey, Agricultural & Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Impacts of lake-dredged sediments on Soil Health: Agricultural and Environmental Implications
Angelica Vazquez-Ortega, College of Arts and Sciences, Bowling Green State University

Jay Martin, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University

Lunch break

Afternoon Session

Christopher Winslow, Ohio Sea Grant & Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University

HABs and Human Health: An Update
David Kennedy and Steven Haller, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Toledo

Removing Algal Toxins from Drinking Water using Activated Carbon
John Lenhart, Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering, The Ohio State University

Ohio EPA HAB Program Update
Amy Klei, Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Army Engineer Research Development Center Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiatives and Technology Demonstration Program
Mandy Michalsen, Engineer Research and Development Center, United States Army Corps of Engineers

Kristen DeVanna Fussell, Ohio Sea Grant & Stone Laboratory, The Ohio State University

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