Lake Nipissing Research Conference – 2013

On Friday, November 22, 2013 the first in what we hope to be a series of annual conferences was held at Nipissing University.

The aims of the conference were:

  1. To disseminate results from on-going research activities in the watershed
  2. To develop strategic, cooperative research plans for Lake Nipissing

There were many representatives present at the conference, many of which were also speakers.
The presentations were as follows:

  • Opening Remarks:
    Chief Marianna Couchie, Nipissing First Nation
    Mike DeGagne, President, Nipissing University
    April James, CRC Watershed Analysis and Modeling, Nipissing University
  • Overview of Phosphorus in Wasi/Callander Bay: Current Research and Future Initiatives
    Sue Miller, Source Water Protection, North Bay – Mattawa Conservation Authority
  • An Assessment of Agricultural Operations and Best Management Practices in the Callander Bay Issue Contributing Area (ICA)
    Dustin Kunkel, Protection Specialist, North Bay – Mattawa Conservation Authority
  • Revisiting the Lake Nipissing Environment Map
    Kirsten Greer, Assistant Professor, Geography and History, Nipissing University
  • How We Can Gain Insight Through Visualization: The Lake Nipissing Story
    Brandon Dobbs, Computer Science student, Nipissing University

Official copy of the Lake Nipissing Research Conference Schedule, if interested.