RWFM Stewardship Webinar Series: Algal Blooms and Management
Jun 1, 2023 12:00 PM
1:00 PM (Add to calendar)
The cost to join the webinar is $35. For more information about the series or to register, visit https://tx.ag/RWFMStewardshipWebinars.
The June 1 webinar topic is on algal blooms and management and features Brittany Chesser, aquatic vegetation program specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and lead scientist of the Texas A&M Aquatics Diagnostics Laboratory.
This program on all things algae and cyanobacteria. We will cover how to identify the main groups of algae, from micro to macro forms, as well as, cyanobacteria and other harmful algal blooms.
Once identified, we will briefly discuss their biology and how that plays a role in the pond’s ecosystem and management. Specific management strategies, including mechanical, biological, and chemical options, when applicable, will be covered for each grouping.
Finally, we will discuss the importance of correctly calculating copper by using the label for effective control and treatment timing.
This webinar will offer 1 GEN CEU from the Texas Department of Agriculture.