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Course Code: EW0301CA19

Lake Management Training

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Date & Time

November 8-9, 2018
8:30am - 4:30pm (Check in time on Day 1: 8:00am)

*This course is sold out, but we are taking a waitlist. Please click the Join Waitlist Online button or contact our Registration Department at 848-932-9271, option 2.

Description

Whether you are a lake manager or a lake resident, an ecologist or an engineer, this popular two-day course is for you. From small ponds to large lakes, drinking water reservoirs to fishing lakes, if you want your lake and watershed management efforts to be successful you need a technically sound foundation. This course will give you the training needed to properly investigate and diagnose lake quality problems and to develop and implement cost-effective restoration measures.

This course will teach you how to evaluate what is needed to properly protect, manage and restore your pond, lake or reservoir. You will receive detailed instructions, including numerous case-study examples, of commonly implemented lake and pond restoration and management techniques. The interactive nature of the course will provide attendees with the opportunity to discuss the specific issues and problems impacting the condition of their waterbody.

FEATURED TOPICS

DAY ONE: November 8, 2018

  • Overview of Ecology of Lakes, Ponds and Reservoirs
  • How to Design and Get the Most Out of a Water Quality Monitoring Program
  • Implementation of a Lake Restoration Plan
  • Identification of Invasive Aquatic Weeds and Nuisance Algae
  • Harmful Algae Blooms; Identifying, Preventing and Mitigating HABs
  • IPM Strategies - Proper Selection and Use of Algaecide and Herbicides
  • IPM Approach to the Integration of Pesticide Alternative Physical, Mechanical, Biological Techniques in the Control and Management of Algae and Aquatic Weeds

DAY TWO: November 9, 2018

  • Design and Implementation of a Dredging Project
  • Aeration System Alternatives
  • Floating Wetland Islands
  • Selection and Application of Nutrient Inactivants (Alum PACl and PhosLock)
  • Aquascaping Your Shoreline to Increase Resiliency, Habitat Quality and Aesthetics
  • Maximizing Your Recreational Fishery
  • Management Strategies for Controlling Canada Geese

Unable to attend both days? Take a moment to review the featured topics above and register for the one-day only option with your registration. Be sure to specify Thursday, November 8 or Friday, November 9!

Learner Objectives

Upon completion of the course, attendees will be able to evaluate small ponds and lakes and diagnose existing or potential future water quality issues. Following analysis, they will also be able to develop and implement cost-effective restoration measures to maintain water quality and/or restore quality to an acceptable level.

Meet the instructors of Lake Management

Related Resource: View Water Quality Fact Sheets & Bulletins from the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station

Continuing Education Credits

In addition to 1.2 Rutgers CEUs, this lake management training course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Pesticide Applicators: Day 1: 14 units in 5 and 6B
Day 2: 14 units in 5 and 6B

NY Pesticide Applicators: Day 1: Pending
Day 2: Pending

DE Pesticide Applicators: Day 1: Pending

MD Pesticide Applicators: 8 credits in 5 (Aquatic)

PA Pesticide Applicators: 4 credits in 09, 18, 23, and PC

NALMS Certified Lake Managers/Professionals: 1.2 CEUs

NJ Water/Wastewater License Holders: 12 TCHs (6 per day - Approval #01-100901-30)

Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) Credits: 14 hours

Landscape Architect (NYS): 14 hr CL

NJ Certified Public Works Managers: 5 Technical, 3 Management, 2 Government

ATTENTION HEALTH OFFICERS AND REGISTERED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS: Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 18.0 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).

NJ Professional Engineers: 12 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits

NY Professional Engineers: 11 PDHs (Day 1 = 6 PDHs, Day 2 = 5 PDHs).
**NOTE: If person has taken Pond Management, only Day 2 credits will be accepted for this course. This class may not be used to fulfill the land surveyors continuing education requirement in NYS.**

Golf Course Superintendents (GCSAA): Pending

Instructors

Faculty Coordinator:

Stephen Souza, Lake Management Course Instructor

Dr. Stephen Souza is the Founder of Princeton Hydro, LLC and has 20 years experience managing and restoring lakes, including extensive work with lake associations. He is the Past President of the North American Lake Management Society, an ad-hoc member of the State's Lake Advisory Task Force and the Past President of the Pennsylvania Lake Management Society.

Fees

Registration Fee $475.00
One Day Only $350.00 Please be sure to specify if you will attend on November 8 or November 9!

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

Continental breakfast and deli buffet lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.

Location

We strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Duke Farms
1112 Duke Parkway West, Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Directions

Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.

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Program Coordinator: Suzanne Hills, 848-932-7234

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for educational benefits through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.