September 2020 Webinars – Lake Champlain Sea Grant

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Lake Champlain Sea Grant
Stormwater Education and Research Webinar Series

 Lake Champlain Sea Grant invites you to attend our virtual webinar series beginning in September

Stormwater Education Series
Community Challenges and Solutions in Managing Stormwater

Date/Time: Monday, September 28, 2020 – 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Description: Learn how Essex Junction and Essex Town of Vermont work together to use a watershed approach, cooperatively managing stormwater to meet State and Federal requirements.

Speakers: Chelsea Mandigo, Stormwater Coordinator, Village of Essex Junction, VT

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Stormwater Education Series
Potential Presence of and Risks From COVID-19 in Water

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 – 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Description: A team of researchers will present findings from their research to inform a discussion on conditions that could lead to a higher risk from SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus (COVID-19) in coastal waters  (lakes, rivers, estuaries, and ocieans) and their implications for prevention when working or recreating near or in the coastal water environment.

Speakers: Sam Chan, Linda Serniak Tucker, and Daniel Arisa of Oregon Sea Grant

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Research Webinar Series
Storm Impacts on Phytoplankton Community Dynamics in Lakes

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Description: This webinar is an update on an international research project that uses long-tern data sets to examine how storms impact phytoplankton in lakes. The foundation for this work was recently summarized in Storm impacts on phytoplankton community dynamics in lakes, published in Global Change Biology in March 2020.

Speaker: Professor Jason Stockwell, Director of the Wildlife & Fisheries Biology Program and Director of the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory at the University of Vermont

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Find upcoming Stormwater Education and Research webinars on the Lake Champlain Sea Grant events webpage.