2023 Harmful Algal Blooms Webinar Series Calendar

Date Speaker Affiliation Topic
February 1st Donna Hill USEPA Toxins Associated w/ Freshwater HABs & Mammalian Health Effect
April 5th Jeanine Refsnider

Alba Argerich
University of Toledo

University of Missouri
Effects of Lake Erie Harmful Algal Blooms on Wildlife Health

Lessons Learned from 30 Years of Community Science- The Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program
June 7th James Cotner

John Lenhart
University of Minnesota

Ohio State University


Use of Activated Carbon for Cyanotoxin Treatment
August 2nd Adam Heathcote

Katherine Canfield
Science Museum of Minnesota


October 4th Grace Wilkinson

Ann St. Amand
University of Wisconsin, Madison

PhycoTech, Inc.

December 6th Gina LaLiberte

Anna Boegehold

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research


3rd Annual Virtual Harmful Algal Bloom Symposium. A river channel with abundant algal bloom growth and overhanging trees.

Harmful Algal Bloom Symposium Recap – View slides for the 4 sessions!

The Algal Bloom Action Team’s popular Virtual Harmful Algal Bloom Research Symposium returned for its third year on January 5-6, 2023.

The event brought together over 800 water professionals from across the North Central Region to hear about the latest harmful algal bloom Research, discuss examples of effective bloom management, and learn about the latest technologies being used to tackle this global issue

View the recordings of the symposium:

View an abbreviated version of the agenda below or find a more detailed PDF here.