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2020 Fall Conference

  • November 10, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Virtual via Webex

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The North Carolina Lake Management Society (NCLMS) will host a half-day Fall 2020 Virtual Workshop on Tuesday afternoon, November 10, beginning 1:00 pm. (via Webex – thanks to Moffat & Nichol for facilitation assistance)

Cost is free to members (become a member on this website, membership fee $30, student membership $10), workshop cost $25 for non-members, $10 for non-member students.

Schedule:

Session 1: Best Management Practices to Reduce Pollutant Loading (coastal BMPs, inland BMPs/SCMs, getting SCM financial assistance)

1:00 pm Introduction and Welcome - Maverick Raber, NCLMS President

1:10 – “Successful Coastal Area BMPs to Reduce Nutrient, Fecal Bacteria, and TSS Loading”

Dr. Mike Mallin and Amy E. Grogan, Research Professor, Center for Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmington

1:45 pm – “Stormwater Control Measures to Improve Water Quality and Provide Co-Benefits”

Dr. Bill Hunt, Professor, Biological & Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University

2:20 pm – “BMP Cost Sharing to Protect Waterways” Leslie Vanden Herik, NC Soil and Water, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

2:55 pm break

Session 2: Harmful Algal Blooms and Nuisance Macrophytes (Detecting, sampling and analyzing HABs, dealing with problematic macrophyte growths)

3:10 pm – “Responding to HABs: NC Division of Water Resources Protocols and Procedures”

Dan Wiltsie, Algal Bloom Response Coordinator, North Carolina Division of Water Resources

3:45 pm - “Exploring Blooms from Space: The CyAN Satellite Imaging Project” Wilson Salls, Physical Scientist, U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development, RTP, North Carolina

4:20 pm – “Aquatic Vegetation Management: Killing or Planting” Johnny Foster, Foster Lake & Pond Management, Inc., North Carolina

5:00 – 6:00 pm, virtual happy hour.

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