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2016 Harmful Algal Bloom Stakeholder Meeting

  • Friday, February 26, 2016
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Oregon State University: Linus Pauling Science Center - Room 402
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Oregon Lakes Association and Oregon State University with cooperation from Oregon Health Authority are sponsoring the annual Harmful Algal Bloom Stakeholder Meeting on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 1 pm to 5:00 pm.  

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1:00 - 1:10 Introduction/Welcome ~ Theo Dreher, Dept. of Microbiology, OSU & OLA President-elect

1:10 - 1:40 Program Updates and monitoring options including ELISA strip tests ~  Rebecca Hillwig, Oregon Health Authority

• Season highlights and new monitoring partners

• Monitoring: why, when, how

• Flexibility in sampling and analysis to accommodate reduced resources

1:40 - 2:40 Stakeholder experiences: 2015 bloom season and outlook for 2016

1:40 - 2:00 Al Johnson ~ US Forest Service

2:00 - 2:20 Dan Turner ~ US Army Corps of Engineers

2:20 - 2:40 Open participation: reports from around the state - What HABs research projects are active in Oregon?

2:40 - 2:55 Break

2:55 - 3:30 Cyanotoxins from benthic cyanobacteria ~ Kurt Carpenter/Keith Loftin, USGS Oregon/Kansas Water Science Centers

3:30 - 3:50 Description of proposal for State funding of HAB surveillance through DEQ & OHA ~ Aaron Borisenko (DEQ) and Rebecca Hillwig (OHA)

3:50 - 4:10 The CyanoHAB challenge to drinking water utilities and EPA-led changes ~  David Donahue, Eugene Water & Electric Board

4:10 - 5:00 Open discussion wrap-up

RSVP REQUIRED:   This meeting is appropriate for policy makers, scientists & natural resource managers.  Information shared and presented is generally more programmatic.   
Location:  Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
  • Linus Pauling Science Center, Room 402 
  • LPSC can be found on the corner of Campus Way and 30 St. 
  • Campus Map

Parking at OSU:  Short-term or Commuter Parking is available for $12 in A Zones or $10 for B or C Zones for the day.  Hourly rates are $2, $1, and $1, respectively.  Government plates are not exempt from payment, so please get your parking permit either at a kiosk or online in advance.

Enquiries to: Dr. Theo Dreher, Department of Microbiology, Oregon State University  Email: 

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