Lake Management Training Course at Rutgers University

Published on August 1, 2015

Whether you are a lake manager or a lake resident, an ecologist or an engineer, this popular two-day course is for you. From small ponds to large lakes, drinking water reservoirs to fishing lakes, if you want your lake and watershed management efforts to be successful you need a technically sound foundation. This course will give you the training needed to properly investigate and diagnose lake quality problems and to develop and implement cost-effective, restoration measures.

Recently redesigned and updated, this course will teach you how to evaluate what is needed to properly protect, manage and restore your pond, lake or reservoir. Professionals will guide you through the benefits and pimastergridtfalls of all of the most commonly implemented lake and pond management measures. The new, interactive nature of the course will provide attendees with the opportunity to discuss the specific issues and problems impacting the condition of their waterbody. The course also provides for “hands-on” problem solving and the in-class application of the featured course topics.

FEATURED TOPICS

DAY ONE:
November 9, 2015
Overview of Ecology of Lakes, Ponds and Reservoirs
Water Quality Monitoring
Implementation of a Lake Restoration Plan
Identification of Invasive Aquatic Weeds and Nuisance Algae
IPM Strategies – Proper Selection and Use of Algaecide and Herbicides
IPM Strategies – Physical and Biological Non-Algaecide/Herbicide Techniques

DAY TWO:
November 10, 2015
Silt and Erosion Problem Solving
Design of Aeration System
Implementation of a Dredging Project
Aquascaping, Shoreline Stabilization and Lakeside Buffers
Maximizing Your Recreational Fishery
Management Strategies for Controlling Canada Geese
Interactive Group Problem Solving
Unable to attend both days? Take a moment to review the featured topics above and register for the one-day only option with your registration. Be sure to specify Monday, November 9 or Tuesday, November 10!

Held at Duke Farms
1112 Duke Parkway West,
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

November 9-10, 2015
8:30am – 5:00pm

More information: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/ew0301ca.html

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