Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy to host presentation on Lake Algae

The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy invites the public to “Chautauqua Lake Algae 101 and active Water Quality Improvement Projects” on Tuesday, July 18 from 6:30-8 p.m. at The Carlson Community Center Hall, located at the Lakeside Park Facility, 50 West Lake Road, Mayville. The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy’s Conservationist, Jennifer Phillips-Russo, will discuss recent research on which nutrients fuel algal blooms in Chautauqua Lake and will also present a brief update on the six stream erosion control Water Quality Improvement Program projects currently underway in the Chautauqua Lake Watershed.

This presentation is part of CWC’s Healthy Landscapes for Healthy Waters program, which aims to educate people on the relationship between land use and water quality. The presentation is open to the public free of charge. Pre-registration is appreciated but not required.

The Chautauqua Watershed Conservancy is a private nonprofit, public benefit watershed education, pollution prevention and land conservation organization with the mission to preserve and enhance the water quality, scenic beauty and ecological health of the lakes, streams and watersheds county-wide. It works with landowners, businesses and governments to responsibly steward the landscape features most important to collecting, storing, filtering and delivering clean water to wells, public water supplies, streams and lakes. To register, send your name, address and phone number to , call 664-2166 or send a message through Facebook.