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Recent CALMS Webinar:

Cyanobacterial bloom vs. aquatic weed mitigative strategies: a managerial dilemma?

Click here to view a recording of this webinar

Wednesday, June 12 at Noon PDT

David A. Caron 

Professor, Captain Allan Hancock Endowed Chair in Marine Sciences, University of Southern California. President and CEO BlueWater Science, Inc.

(‪US‬)‪+1 414-909-5136‬

PIN: ‪996 324 245#‬


The California Lake Management Society facilitates short web-based seminars discussing various lake management techniques and principles, they are open to anyone who would like to listen in or participate.  Be sure to subscribe to the CALMS Newsletter to receive updates about upcoming webinar events, with instructions for how to join them. 


We also host links to other lake management webinars, such as the "Mercury in Reservoirs" series from USGS.

Check out our YouTube Channel to view recordings of recent webinars and other presentations, or click one of the webinar titles below.

Previous Webinars:

The Biology and Water Quality of the Central Arizona Project

Presenter: Scott Byran

May 16, 2024


Risk Management Strategies for Microplastics in Aquatic Environments

Presenter: Scott Coffin

April 7, 2024

Clear Lake's Toxic Legacy: Exploring Cyanotoxin Production and Its Impact on Beneficial Uses

Presenter: Sarah Ryan

March 28, 2024


Exploring Cyanobacteria Dynamics in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

Presenter: Ellen Preece

September 19, 2023


Using Satellite Data to Examine CyanoHABs in CA's Large Waterbodies

Presenter: Randy Turner

June 28, 2023

Shedding New Light on Aquatic Weed Management in the Tahoe Keys Lagoons: Innovative Use of Herbicides and UV Exposures

Presenter: Lars Anderson

May 23, 2023

Management of CyanoHABs and Current Issues

Presenter: Rick Amalfi

April 27, 2023

The Chemical Class Approach towards Healthier Products and People

Presenter: Arlene Blum

March 22, 2023

Methylmercury production, uptake, and export from a seasonally anoxic reservoir

Presenter: Austin Baldwin

February 23, 2023

Keeping Your Assets Above Water – Forecast-informed reservoir operations to help deal with climate change impacts

Presenter: John Moynier

June 21, 2022

Assessing Reservoir Re-Operations to Improve Aquatic Habitat

Presenters: Marisa Escobar & Doug Chalmers

May 19, 2022

California’s Bioaccumulation Monitoring Program and Safe to Eat Workgroup (STEW)

Presenters: Anna Holder

March 25, 2022

Modelling the Effects of Land Development and Climate Change on Patagonian Lakes

Presenters: Micah Swann

July 28, 2021

Wastewater Surveillance for COVID-19

Presenters: Laura Scott & Tiang Gim Aw

May 6, 2021

Citizen Science in Watershed Education

Presenter: Nina Levin

March 30, 2021

Microplastics in Lake Mead National Recreation Area: Occurrence and Biological Uptake

Presenter: Austin Baldwin

June 17, 2020

Managed Nitrate Addition for Lake Water Qualty Enhancement

Presenter: Marc Beutel

May 20, 2020

Impacts of Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms on Recreational Beneficial Uses: the Water Board's FHABs Program

Presenter:  Keith Bouma-Gregson

April 20, 2020

A Review and Perspective on Dam Safety in the US and California

Presenter:  Martin W. McCann, Jr.

February 11, 2020

Application of Satellite Remote Sensing for Routine Monitoring of Water Quality in Water-Utility Lakes and Reservoirs

Presenter:  Seyoum Gebremariam

July 23rd, 2019


Climate Change Effects at Higher Elevations, Lake Ice Dynamics and How That May Impact Ecology and/or Water Supply

Presenter:  Tim Caldwell

March 6, 2019

USGS "Mercury in Reservoirs" Series

View the presentations and supporting materials on the USGS website

Seven webinars, Topics include mercury sources from historical gold mining, mercury methylation and bioaccumulation in food webs, management tools, and current scientific studies in California and elsewhere in the western U.S. that are addressing mercury issues. 

February 14 - May 2, 2018

Managing Aquatic Invasives In Your Lake

Best Practices For Inspection and Decontamination

Presenters:  "Quagga D" Davis & Debi DeShon

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 

Lake Maintenance Guidance

Learning From OneWorker’s Death: Using Investigation Findings and Digital Stories to Highlightand Prevent Lake Maintenance Worker Drownings

Presenters:  Laura Styles & Tracy Barreau

Tuesday March 29, 2016

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