Sessions Tagged With 'harmful algal bloom'

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Harmful Algal Blooms and Agricultural Nutrients: State Responses to a Growing Issue

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Peggy Hall

Science points to runoff from agricultural fields as a cause of elevated levels of Nitrogen and Phosphorous in our nation’s waterways, leading to Harmful Algal Blooms, hypoxia and other water quality issues. In this webinar, Hall will present an overview of different...

Harmful Algae Blooms in Pennsylvania Ponds and Lakes - Results from a Penn State Extension Project

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Bryan Swistock

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...