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Wetlands Mitigating Harmful Algal Blooms

Workshop on Wetlands Mitigating Harmful Algal Blooms

February 20-21, 2020

6:00 - 9:00 pm 

 

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2020

6:00 pm WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

WILLIAM J. MITSCH, Eminent Scholar and Director, Everglades Wetland Research Park, Florida Gulf Coast University

Bill Mitsch gave introduction on the workshop in Feb 20, 2020https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e21kDD-xFxk

6:10 pm WELCOMING PANEL

LAURA FROST, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, FGCU

Laura Frost

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuwcDWAaaow&t=105s

CHAUNCEY GOSS, South Florida Water Management District Governing Board

Chauncey Gosshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eY6bM9H8uc

DANIEL ANDREWS, Co-Founder, Captains for Clean Water, Ft. Myers, FL

Daniel Andrewshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4tIy4AAI9vA

FRANK JACKLONE, Florida Chapter Director, Sierra Club, St. Petersburg, FL
Frank Jacklone

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQ9tei6pXkg

DISCUSSIONS

Questions and Answershttps://youtu.be/QIRsTr5OYYU

7:00 pm BREAK—SOFT DRINK AND SNACKS

7:20 pm—8:50 pm WETLACULTURE FOR MITIGATING DOWNSTREAM HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS AND PROVIDING SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

1. Sustainably solving legacy phosphorus in landscapes with wetlands and wetlaculture. WILLIAM J. MITSCH, Eminent Scholar and Director, Everglades Wet- land Research Park, Florida Gulf Coast University, Naples, FL

William J. Mitschhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5P90VxdmGdg
2. The business of wetlaculture: Seeking viable business models for landscape- scale nutrient capture. SAM MILLER, Associate Professor, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Sam Millerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osGBNlpxLIg&t=87s

Questions and Discussion

9:00 pm ADJOURN FOR THE EVENING

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21, 2020

6:00 - 7:15 PM pm WETLACULTURE RETAINING NUTRIENTS AND MITIGATING PATHOGENS

3. Nutrient retention by a wetlaculture mesocosm system in the former Great Black Swamp. BING BING JIANG, School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL and Courtesy Faculty, Everglades Wetland Research Park, Florida Gulf Coast University, Naples, FL

Bingbing Jianghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcvIWx1lxxU&t=32s
4. The role of wetlands in protecting water quality from harmful algal bloom toxins. JIYOUNG LEE, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, College of Public Health and Department of Food Science and Technology, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Jiyoung Leehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqmSCtHKzh0&t=1606s

7:15 BREAK—SOFT DRINKS AND SNACKS

7:30 pm WETLANDS AND URBAN RUNOFF

5. Creating and restoring urban wetlands to protect downstream aquatic ecosystems. LAUREN N. GRIFFITHS, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, and Research Assistant and Courtesy Faculty, Everglades Wetland Research Park, Florida Gulf Coast University, Naples, FL

Lauren Griffithshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84Tdoq0zX-M&t=249s

8:10 pm PANEL PRESENTATION

LISA KORTE, Ph.D., Sanctuary Director, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples, FL

Lisa Kortehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLuTCczuZZ8&feature=youtu.be
NATHAN WALTHAM, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, Everglades Wetland Research Park; Principal Research Scientist and Lecturer in Coasts, Estuary Science and Manage- ment, College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University, Queensland, AUSTRALIA

Nathan Wlathamhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTrimJ9526g&feature=youtu.be
JULITA DUNALSKA, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, Everglades Wetland Research Park; Professor of Water Protection Engineering, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, POLAND

Julita Dunalskahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJL-Pz-4b3Y
WIN EVERHAM. Ph.D. Professor of Ecological and Marine Sciences, Water School, Florida Gulf Coast University, Ft. Myers, FL
Win Everham
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKZH88cywdM

DISCUSSIONS:

Discussionhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vqhL9wdKPM&feature=youtu.be

LOCATION: 

126 Kapnick Center, 4940 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112 (Florida Gulf Coast University in the Naples Botanical Garden)

Organized by Everglades Wetland Research Park, Water School, FGCU

Co-SponsorshipS:

  • Bernard and Susan Master, Worthington, OH
  • Naples Woman's Club, Naples, FL
  • Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
  •  College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  •  U.S. National Ramsar Committee (USNRC), Naples, FL
  • Jerry B. Pausch Trust, Leesburg, OH
  • Stream and Wetland Foundation, Lancaster, OH