Webinar Discusses Penn State Extension Project on Harmful Algae Blooms in Ponds
Posted: July 18, 2016
The Penn State Water Resources Extension team provided a webinar on June 21, 2016 which discussed a recent project completed by Penn State Extension to survey the occurrence of harmful algae blooms in inland ponds and lakes and provide outreach to pond and lake owners. The presenter was Bryan Swistock, a Water Resources Specialist with Penn State Extension in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management.
Topics covered in this webinar included:
- What causes algae to grow in ponds?
- The basics of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABS)
- Objectives and results from a Penn State Extension project on HABS
- Managing algae in ponds
- Planned activities for 2016
- Questions and Answers
To view the entire 44-minute recorded webinar along with a PDF of the presentation slides and a link to online HAB resources, visit the Penn State Extension Water Resources Webinar series at: http://extension.psu.edu/natural-resources/water/courses/water-resource-webinars/webinars/harmful-algae-blooms-in-pennsylvania-ponds-and-lakes-2013-results-from-a-penn-state-extension-project
Water Resources Specialist
Renewable Natural Resources
Penn State Extension
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management