NYSFOLA Western Regional/Finger Lakes Virtual Conference Oct. 24th


For over 30 years, NYSFOLA Board member Don Cook has put together a program for our members on the western side of the state. This year’s program is graciously being hosted by Chautauqua Institution chq.org.
Chautauqua Institution is a not-for-profit, 750-acre community on Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State, where approximately 7,500 persons are in residence on any day during a nine-week season, and a total of more than 100,000 attend scheduled public events.
Chautauqua is dedicated to the exploration of the best in human values and the enrichment of life through a program that explores the important religious, social and political issues of our times; stimulates provocative, thoughtful involvement of individuals and families in creative response to such issues; and promotes excellence and creativity in the appreciation, performance and teaching of the arts.
Opening Statements by NYSFOLA Board Member Don Cook, Chautauqua Lake Association Executive Director Doug Conroe and NYSFOLA President Tarki Heath
1st Presentation: “Chemically Fingerprinting the Source of Foam on Canandaigua Lake”
By Dr. Richard W. Smith and Dr. Stella C. Woodard, Global Aquatic Research
10:20 to 10:50 pm
2nd Presentation: “The Future Climate of New York State: Will All Regions Be Affected the Same”
By Dr. Mark Wysocki, Senior Lecturer in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences,Cornell University
3rd Presentation: “Harmful Algal Blooms in Chautauqua Lake”
Chautauqua Lake Association and SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Presentations will be 20 minutes long with 10 minutes for questions and answers.
To register by October 10th:
https://form.jotform.com/202543669227156 You will receive a confirmation e-mail from NYSFOLA and a follow-up from Chautauqua Institution closer to the conference date.
Note: Those wishing to register after October 10th will need to do so using Chautauqua Institution’s Virtual Porch platform. Contact fola@nysfola.org for more information at that time.
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