Free OSU Webinar on algae blooms, land use
January 21, 2011 by Ohio State University Extension
January 12, 2011,
Columbus, OH – The Ohio Watershed Network, an Ohio State University Extension
program, will present a free webinar on Algae Blooms and Land Use Practices at
noon on January 27.
The webinar is part of a
series called Research to Practice: Addressing Non-point Source Pollution in
Interested people can
register at http://go.osu.edu/Bd7.
Bill Lynch, an OSU
Extension aquatic ecosystem management specialist, will explain how land use
practices lead to algal blooms in lakes.
Jim Hoorman, an
agriculture and natural resources educator in OSU Extension’s Mercer County
office, will review the latest research on cover crops and how they may help
reduce nutrient losses from farmland while improving soil quality.
The series is designed
for people who work to reduce non-point source pollution and improve watershed
health, including watershed coordinators, stormwater managers, Extension
educators, Soil and Water Conservation District technicians, water resource
professionals, and volunteers.