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HABs Public Forum

August 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

HABs Public Forum

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
7 PM – 10 PM

Lake Mohawk Country Club
21 Lake Mohawk Country Club Boardwalk
Sparta Township, NJ 07871

What is a HAB (Hint: Harmful Algal Bloom) and what are the causes?
Why are beaches on public lakes being closed to the public?
Is the public health threat real?
How can we fix the problem and prevent it happening again in the future?

A public forum on HABs and their impacts to New Jersey's lake communities. All are welcome to join us, to learn about the causes of HABs and how to prevent them. A panel of New Jersey's leading scientific experts on aquatic ecology, lake management and stormwater, will answer your questions about effective responses to HABs for any of New Jerseys currently, or potentially, affected lakes.

•Christopher Obropta, PhD, P.E., (Rutgers Cooperative Extension)
•Steven Souza, PhD., P.E., (Founder, Princeton Hydro)
•James Cosgrove, Jr., P.E., (Vice President, Kleinfelder)

Please note: This is a free event. Be sure to reserve a ticket since we have limited capacity for attendees. We will be offering a live stream of the whole discussion through Facebook Live @NJHighlandsCoalition

Presented by New Jersey Highlands Coalition, Lake Mohawk Preservation Foundation, New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, and ANJEC.


August 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm