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Pond Management Webinars

Penn State Extension hosts a monthly webinar series on topics related to water issues for homeowners, gardeners, water professionals, youth educators, and more.

Water Resources Webinars

View list of upcoming webinars and webinar recordings.

Pond Management Webinar Recordings

Previously recorded webinars are free of charge for you to watch.

July 5, 2016

Nuisance algae growth is one of the most common problems reported by pond and lake owners in Pennsylvania. Of greatest concern are algae blooms that are caused by microscopic blue-green algae which are capable of producing toxins. These toxins can sicken animals and humans that contact the water and may cause the death of fish or other aquatic life.

April 29, 2015

Penn State Extension Water Resources Specialist, Bryan Swistock, discusses the causes and problems associated with harmful algal blooms in PA.

June 25, 2014

Penn State Extension Water Resources Specialist, Bryan Swistock, covers five steps pond managers can use to create a healthier PA pond.

February 26, 2014

PA Sea Grant Personnel, Sarah Whitney and Sara Stahlman, discuss aquatic invasive species.

June 26, 2013

Penn State Extension Water Resources Educator, Susan Boser, discusses the West Nile Virus.

May 15, 2013

Joe Gallagher from Ecological Solutions, Inc. presents information on methods to control nuisance algae and aquatic plant growth.

April 25, 2012

Joe Gallagher, President of Ecological Solutions, Inc. presents information on proper management of fish species in ponds and lakes.

March 28, 2012

Penn State Extension Water Resources Educator, Diane Oleson, highlights the practice of water gardening and how that relates to the spread of invasive species.

March 30, 2011

Penn State Extension Water Resources Educator, Susan Boser, talks about how to control aquatic plants and algae.

August 30, 2010

Diane Oleson from Penn State Extension discusses best management practices for aquatic invasive species.

March 31, 2010

Susan Boser from Penn State Extension explains the aspects of good pond management.