Owasco Lake Watershed the Focus of March 7th "Bob Brower Water Symposium" at Auburn Public Theater

Poster for the March 7th Bob Brower Water Symposium
Poster for the March 7th Bob Brower Water Symposium

Please join us to find out more about HABs and other water quality issues affecting our Finger Lakes.

Bob Brower Scientific Symposium 

March 7, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. to be held at the Main Stage at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange Street, Auburn, NY.  This event is  free  and open to the public.


  • Status of Owasco Lake ‐ 2019, Dr. John Halfman, Professor of Environmental Studies, Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
  • NYS DEC's HAB Monitoring and Mitigation Efforts, Dr. Lewis McCaffrey ‐ NYS DEC Finger Lakes HUB.
  • Micro‐Pollutant Research in the Finger Lakes, Dr. Teng Zeng ‐ Syracuse University Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering.
  • Erosion and Nutrient Control Projects in the Owasco Lake Watershed, Doug Kierst, Executive Director, Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District.
  • Agricultural Community's Efforts to Improve Water Quality, Partners for Healthy Watersheds.


  • Invasive Species Education Station ‐ Michele Wunderlich, Cayuga County Department of Planning
  • Finger Lakes Museum, Debbie Lyon, Branchport, NY 

Event Co‐Sponsored by:

  • Owasco Watershed Lake Association (OWLA),
  • Cayuga County Water Quality  Management Agency (WQMA),
  • Owasco Lake Watershed Management Council,
  • Partners for Healthy Watersheds,
  • Save Owasco Now,
  • Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart & William Smith Colleges,
  • Finger Lakes Museum,
  • Upstate Freshwater  Institute,
  • Skaneateles Lake Association.