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2013 MSC

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Saturday, April 27, 2013
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Nipissing University – Muskoka Campus

2013 MSC Flyer

 

 

 

Presentations

 

Keynote

 

Looking back to see the future: using lake sediments to track algae over decades
Dr. Andrew Paterson, Ministry of the Environment

 


 

Stewardship Theme

 

Citizen Science Programs – Help Monitor the Health of Our Watersheds
Julia Phillips, Adopt-A-Pond Coordinator

 

Entice Them: Landscaping for Wildlife
Robert Allen, Northway Gardeners Ltd.

 

Capture Them: Wildlife Photography
Eleanor Kee Wellman, Photographer

 

Get Out and Go Birding at the Cottage
Kathy Jones, Ontario Volunteer Coordinator, Bird Studies Canada

 

Leonard Lake: Success with Encouraging the Return of Nesting Loons
Gordon Roberts, Leonard Lake Stakeholders Association

 

 

Water Theme

 

Algal blooms in Ontario lakes
Dr. Michelle Palmer, Ministry of the Environment

 

Using Citizen Science in the MWC Report Card
Judi Brouse, Muskoka Watershed Council

 

Monitor It: DMM Lake System Health Program
Rebecca Willison, District Municipality of Muskoka

 

Interpret It: What Do Your Water Quality Data Mean?
Dr. Neil Hutchinson, Hutchinson Environmental Sciences Ltd.

 

Emerging Issues for our Lakes: reduced federal government engagement, despite the rising threat of multiple environmental stressors in Canada
Dr. Norman Yan, York University