Results from a Penn State Study of Harmful Algae Blooms in Ponds

Algae is one of the most common problems reported by pond owners. Of greatest concern are blooms caused by microscopic blue-green algae which can produce toxins.
Results from a Penn State Study of Harmful Algae Blooms in Ponds - Webinars
Language: English

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Recorded: July 5, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This webinar 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.

Time Log

  • 0:00 - Introduction to Why Algae Grow in Ponds
  • 10:38 - Basics of Harmful Algae Blooms (HAB's)
  • 14:23 - Project Objectives, Methods and Results
  • 23:30 - Reacting to HAB's
  • 29:00 - Plans for 2016
  • 31:05 - Q/A Session Begins
  • 44:28 - Webinar Ends


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