CLA to Participate in Virtual Conference at Chautauqua Institution

CLA to Participate in Virtual Conference at Chautauqua Institution

On Saturday, October 24, members of the New York State Federation of Lake Associations (NYSFOLA) will join CLA Executive Director Doug Conroe and other guest speakers in a virtual conference at Chautauqua Institution. This program, which is set to begin at 10am will cover a variety of aquatic research topics including the effects of climate change and harmful algal blooms

NYSFOLA Western Regional/Finger Lakes Virtual Conference AGENDA

October 24, 2020

Opening Statements

  • Don Cook, NYSFOLA Board Member
  • Doug Conroe, Executive Director – Chautauqua Lake Association
  • Tarki Heath, NYSFOLA President

1st Presentation
“Chemically Fingerprinting the Source of Foam on Canandaigua Lake”
By Dr. Richard W. Smith and Dr. Stella C. Woodard, Global Aquatic Research

2nd Presentation
“The Future Climate of New York State: Will All Regions Be Affected the Same”
By Dr. Mark Wysocki, Senior Lecturer in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University

3rd Presentation
“Harmful Algal Blooms in Chautauqua Lake”
Chautauqua Lake Association and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Presentations will be 20 minutes long with 10 minutes for questions and answers.

Preregistration is now closed.  You can still register directly on the Chautauqua Institution’s Virtual Porch Platform.  Please go to: and click “Log In to Register”. Follow the instructions to either log in or create a new account (SSO account).  Attendees who pre-registered will be uploaded directly into the system and will not have to create an account.

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