Cyanobacteria monitoring in concord, NH

Citizen scientists say they’re determined to protect Concord’s White Pond | Wicked Local – Concord Journal | July 11, 2016

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The citizens of Concord, New Hampshire came out to White Pond this summer to demonstrate some of the tools and procedures used in the new Northeast Cyanobacteria Monitoring Program. Citizen scientist, Kate Blair, is highlighted in this article, instructed by EPA’s Hilary Snook. Water samples were gathered and prepared for viewing under a microscope to detect cyanobacteria, the potentially toxic organisms that caused closings of the beach at White Pond. Read this article, complete with video demonstration, by Henry Schwan.

 

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AUTHOR - Amanda Murby

Amanda is a Ph.D. candidate with the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of New Hampshire. She is involved in several collaborative research projects focused on monitoring toxic cyanobacteria in water, air and within food webs.