Great Lakes Hydrilla Collaborative

Webinars

The Great Lakes Hydrilla Collaborative webinar series focuses on sharing information related to the management and monitoring of monoecious hydrilla. Webinar content has been developed based on topics of interest identified by stakeholders.

Please use the list of previous webinars below to access webinar recordings and associated files.


Introductory Webinar (December 12, 2017)

Presented by Mike Greer, USACE Buffalo, and
Katie Evans, Ecology and Environment, Inc.

The webinar provides an introduction to the Great Lakes Hydrilla Collaborative, including information about the purpose of and need for the Collaborative, background information on hydrilla, and the importance of the needs assessment survey to identify issues of greatest need and to inform the content of the website and webinar series.

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Management of Monoecious Hydrilla with Aquatic Herbicides: Technical Considerations and Future Outlook (February 12, 2018)

Presented by Dr. Mark Heilman, SePRO Corporation

This webinar provides an overview of aquatic herbicides used for management of monoecious hydrilla, including those used for short-term and long-term control, along with associated project examples. The webinar also includes a summary of hydrilla management strategies based on site characteristics, and conclusions related to the future outlook for the management of this species.

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Monoecious Hydrilla Biology and Implications for Management (June 12, 2018)

Presented by Dr. Rob Richardson, North Carolina State University

This webinar provides an overview of the biology of monoecious hydrilla, including differences in biological features between monoecious and dioecious hydrilla. Additionally, the webinar also includes a summary of a series of research questions that influence hydrilla management decisions.

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A Hydrilla Project in Ohio’s Lake Erie Basin: Detection, Control, and Prevention (September 25, 2018)

Presented by Mark Warman, Cleveland Metroparks

This webinar provides a case study on Cleveland Metroparks’ early detection, control, and prevention efforts at several sites in Northeast Ohio. The webinar also includes a discussion of herbicide treatment in hydrologically-dynamic waterbodies, evidence to halt treatment and monitoring, and the effort to build a regional surveillance network.

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Monitoring and Detecting Hydrilla: Three Case Studies in New York and New Jersey (December 11, 2018)

Presented by Chris Doyle, SOLitude Lake Management

This webinar provides a discussion of the general approach to hydrilla monitoring, and also provides details on the specific approaches developed for three distinct sites: the Hudson River and New Croton Reservoir in New York, and the Delaware and Raritan Canal in New Jersey.

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Hydrilla Stakeholder Outreach/Education for Pymatuning State Park in Pennsylvania and the Croton River in New York (March 5, 2019)

Presented by Stacie Hall, Assistant Manager for Pymatuning State Park with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, and Cathy McGlynn, Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation

This webinar provides a discussion of invasive species check stations targeting boater outreach at Pymatuning State Park and other hydrilla outreach efforts for the reservoir, and the comprehensive communication strategy developed to communicate with stakeholders for the Croton River Hydrilla Control Project.

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