If you are interested in the health of Lake Wingra and the rest of the Madison lakes, then consider attending the symposium on Nov. 9 called, “Yahara Lakes: Implementing a Vision”. Register today for the conversation and learning experience about the work happening, and planned, to cleanup the Yahara Chain of lakes (Mendota, Monona, Waubesa, and Kegonsa).
This one day special session is part of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) International Symposium being held Nov. 7-9, 2012 at the Monona Terrace. The registration fee of $45 ($65 after October 26, 2012) will include all presentation, lunch, and a closing reception.
The schedule and list of speakers is below:
“Yahara Lakes: Implementing a Vision”
Plenary Presentations Starting at 9:00 a.m.
“Linking Science and Management For Reducing Blue-green Algal Blooms in the Yahara Lakes”
Richard Lathrop, UW-Madison Center for Limnology and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (retired)
“For Love of Wisconsin Lakes”
Jeff Bode, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Presentations Starting at 10:30 a.m.
“Re-Setting the Stage: A Dynamic Context for Lake Protection”
Ken Genskow, UW-Madison Department of Urban and Regional Planning
“Funding, Networks, and Accounting for Performance in Efforts to Enhance Ecosystem Services in the Yahara
Adena Rissman, UW-Madison Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology
“Setting the Stage for Success: Yahara CLEAN and Other Watershed Accomplishments”
Susan Jones, Dane County Office of Lakes and Watersheds
“Taking the Next Steps from the CLEAN Plan – The Detailed Engineering Report”
Jane Carlson, Strand Associates Inc.
“Meeting Phosphorus Water Quality Criteria in the Yahara Watershed Using Wisconsin’s Watershed Adaptive Management Option”
David Taylor, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District
“Yahara Watershed Project: Latest Science Helps Target Agricultural Runoff”
Patrick Sutter, Dane County Land Conservation Division
“Community Manure Digesters Controlling Phosphorus in the Yahara Watershed”
Dave Merritt, Dane County Administration
“Addressing Long-Term Maintenance of Privately Held Stormwater Management Practices”
Jeremy Balousek, Dane County Land Conservation Division
“Role of Citizens in Implementing a Vision for the Yahara Lakes”
Jim Lorman, Friends of Lake Wingra
“Future of the Yahara Watershed: What We Know and Don’t Know”
Stephen Carpenter, UW-Madison Center for Limnology
moderated by Susan Jones, Dane County Office of Lakes and Watersheds
Steve Carpenter, UW-Madison Center for Limnology
Kevin Connors, Dane County Land and Water Resources Department
Don Heilman, Clean Lakes Alliance
Dick Lathrop, UW-Madison Center for Limnology and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (retired)
Melissa Malott, Clean Wisconsin and Dane County Lakes and Watershed Commission
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.