NY Sea Grant to Host Watercraft Inspection Webinar Series
New York Sea Grant is hosting a webinar series on the logistics of starting and managing the watercraft inspection component of a water-based stewardship program. Registration is required for each of the WebEx-based individual webinar sessions at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/WatercraftInspection_112.
The Fall 2015 Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Webinar Series schedule is as follows:
- Thursday, October 29, 9:30am to 10:30am: Identification, Impact, Prevention & Control of Aquatic Invasive Species with Megan Pistolese, St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management
- Thursday, November 5, 9:00am to 10:30am: How to Start a Watercraft Inspection Program with Brittney Rogers, New York Sea Grant Extension. Standardized Watercraft Inspection Data Collection with Eric Holmlund, Paul Smith’s Adirondack Watershed Institute Stewardship Program.
- Thursday, November 12, 9:00am to 10:30am: Current Watercraft Inspection Program Models: Staffing Structures & Funding Mechanisms Panel: Adirondack Region: Eric Holmlund, Paul Smith’s Watershed Steward Program. Conesus Lake: Louie Bo Freeman, Livingston Cornell Cooperative Extension. Lake George: Dave Wick, Lake George Park Commission . NYS: Patty Wakefield and Megan Phillips, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
- Friday, November 20, 9:00am to 10:30am: What Anglers and Boaters Know & Still Need to Hear About Aquatic Invasive Species with Nancy Connelly, Cornell University Natural Resources Department. Watercraft Inspection Legislation and Regulations: A Facilitated Discussion with David G. White, New York Sea Grant Extension.
For more information or assistance, contact New York Sea Grant Extension staff at 315.331.8415.