Harmful Algal Blooms Webinar

October 29, 2020 2:30pm to 3:30pm

EPA Region 3 Source Water Team brings us a webinar to listen to experts presenting on their research and experience in handling Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs), an emerging water quality concern in the region. October 29th, 3:30-4:30PM on Microsoft Teams.


  • Rebecca Gorney is a Research Scientist with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Water, in the central office in Albany, NY. Rebecca has been with the department since 2015. She manages the state’s Harmful Algal Bloom monitoring and research efforts. She also participates in the state’s core lake monitoring and assessment programs and several ongoing HABs mitigation and control initiatives. She received her Ph.D. in natural resource management from the University of Vermont and MS from The Ohio State University.
  • Heather Raymond is the Water Quality Initiative Director for the Ohio State University’s (OSU) College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.  She coordinates faculty and extension water quality outreach and applied research in response to our most pressing water quality issues, including nutrient enrichment and Harmful Algal Blooms. She came to OSU with over twenty years of water quality experience working for Ohio EPA, including nine years as the state’s Harmful Algal Bloom Coordinator. She serves on the Great Lakes HAB Collaborative Steering Committee and National HABs Committee.  She earned an executive MPA and MS in hydrogeology from Ohio University. 


Please use this link to join us: Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

or call in at +1 484-352-3221   Conference ID: 197 542 74#


There will be time for questions and conversation at the end of the webinar.


For more information please contact Renee Bryant at Bryant.renee@epa.gov

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