2023 Press Releases

WCSU to host second virtual event in 2023 Regional Lake Communities Symposium series

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DANBURY, Connecticut — In continuation of the series that began in 2019, the Western Connecticut State University Department of Biology, in collaboration with the Connecticut Federation of Lakes and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, will host the second of two virtual 2023 Regional Lake Communities Symposia, “Managing Water Quality in Lakes,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, 2023. To register, visit www.wcsu.edu/biology/lake-symposium-2023/.

The event will feature presentations by three experts, followed by a discussion with online participants. Larry Marsicano, Brawley Consulting Group LLC and WCSU Limnology Instructor, will be joined by William Henley, Senior Aquatic Resource Scientist, South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, who will discuss “Remote Turbidity Monitoring & Selective Diversion for Improvement of a Drinking Water Lake.” Also speaking will be Connie Trolle, President of the Bantam Lake Protective Association; and Peter Francis, Boating Division Director, Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, Connecticut DEEP, for “A Conversation about Wakeboards and Shoreline Management.” A question-and-answer session will follow, along with a Symposium Summary and discussion about “Where do we go from here?”

The symposia are free and the public is invited to join in via WebEx. Registration is required at http://www.wcsu.edu/biology/lake-symposium-2023/A custom link will be sent via email to pre-registrants on the day of the event.

For more information, contact Dr. Theodora Pinou at pinout@wcsu.edu or WCSU Communications and Marketing at pr@wcsu.edu.


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