Blue Green Algae

BGAfor WebLooking for local resources? Check out the Canandaigua Lake Harmful Algae Bloom Brochure 

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On October 20, 2015, the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association and the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council co-hosted a community discussion on the September blue green algae event.  A panel of experts each presented a powerpoint, followed by a question and answer session. The experts discussed the science behind blue green algae and the sequence of events on Canandaigua Lake. Video and presentations are below.

Kevin Olvany – Blue Green Algae presentation

Scott Kishbaugh – Canandaigua Presentation

Dr. Greg Boyer – Introduction to HABs

October 20, 2015 Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association – Blue Green Algae Presentation [HD] from Finger Lakes TV on Vimeo.

For a complete synopsis of the September 2015 Blue Green Algae event, including water test results, check out the September 2015 Daily Log, compiled by Dr. Bruce Gilman of FLCC, and Kevin Olvany of the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council.

For more information, check out the Canandaigua Lake HAB Brochure  produced by the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council and CLWA.