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Harmful Algal Blooms in Minnesota

Photo: Harmful algal bloom in lake. Credit: Alaina Fedie, Science Museum of Minnesota

March 29, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
University of Minnesota
2 Third Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN

Registration ($40/person or $20/student):
https://umn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dc16wbsraxHmh6d

The goal of this workshop is to connect Minnesotans with researchers, agencies, and water resources professionals working to understand the impacts of harmful algal blooms (HABs) on our lakes and streams.

Come spend the day learning and discussing the state of research, monitoring, and education of harmful algal blooms. Talks include presentations from scientific experts working on lakes and streams across the state of Minnesota.

Who Should Attend?

Researchers; water resource practitioners and professionals; city, county, watersheds, and SWCD staff; state partners; lake associations and stakeholders; and students enrolled in applicable fields of study.

Workshop Agenda:

  • Introduction and Welcome
  • HABs Research
  • Invited speaker, Todd Miller, HABs and Health Concerns
  • HAB Prediction and Modeling
  • Keynote speaker, Hans Paerl, The Next 30 Years
  • HABs Detection and Tracking
  • HABs Outreach, Education and Communications
  • Next: An Open Forum

Learn more about the MN HAB Group at: z.umn.edu/algae.


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