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Lake Erie Conference to discuss algae blooms

Lake Erie Waterkeepers presents the 15th Annual Lake Erie Conference on Friday, August 14 at the Toledo Yacht Club. The event will focus on algae blooms in the lake, algae monitoring, a look at the Western Lake Erie Algae Report Card, the effect of algae on water treatment plants and a panel discussion on the effect of manure and fertilizer runoff. Scheduled guests include Dr. Greg Moller from the University of Idaho and Dr. John Ikerd, an expert from the University of Missouri. The conference will feature a class-concluding boat ride on the Maumee River. $25, includes breakfast, lunch and launch. 8:30am-3pm. Friday, August 14. 3900 N. Summit St. 419-726-3485.

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