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News from the NW Chapter

Apalachicola River and Bay System Workshop Summary

Hosted by

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, School of the Environment

& the

Florida Lake Management Society

May 8, 2015

Fredrick S. Humphries Science Research Center

1515 Martin Luther King Blvd., Room 214

This symposium is designed to share information between scientists, students, and resource managers to enhance the understanding and protection of the Apalachicola system. 

Thank you to our lunch sponsor:  Frydenborg EcoLogic, L.L.C!



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11:00 AM         Welcome and introductions

Victor Ibeanusi, Dean, FAMU School of the Environment

Lawrence Keenan, President, Florida Lake Management Society

11:10 AM         Overview of the NOAA/FAMU Environmental Cooperative Research Center and Its ANERR Specific Research Activities         

Jennifer Cherrier and Chuck Jagoe, FAMU

11:40 AM         Effect of Climate Change on North Florida Estuaries                        

Skip Livingston, FSU

12:10 PM          Lunch Break - Sponsored by Frydenborg EcoLogic, LLC

12:50 PM         Reservoir Storage and Downstream Water Delivery                        

Steve Leitman, US Fish and Wildlife

1:20 PM           Oyster Microbiome, and Potential for Microbial Degradation of Oil in Apalachicola Bay

Ashvini Chauhan and Chuck Jagoe, FAMU

1:50 PM           Numeric Nutrient Criteria for Lake Seminole, Apalachicola River, and Bay             

Russ Frydenborg, Frydenborg EcoLogic

2:20 PM           Break

2:30 PM           Cattail Encroachment and Nutrient Enrichment in the Apalachicola Flood Plain
                                Larry Robinson, FAMU

3:00 PM           A Hybrid Green Infrastructure Approach for Runoff and Septic Seepage Mitigation

Jennifer Cherrier, FAMU

3:30 PM           Apalachicola Legal Issues Headed for the Supreme Court                           

Mo Jazil, Hopping, Green and Sams Attorneys


3:50 PM           FLMS News and Wrap up
               Maryann Krisovitch, Florida Lake Management Society


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Mo Jazil                                                            Russ Frydenborg



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Skip Livingston


The Northwest Chapter of the Florida Lake Management Society was designed to be a forum in which citizens and professionals can meet to identify, educate, and correct the problems concerning our lakes.

If the Northwest Florida Lake Management Society can assist you with your lake please feel free to contact Chapter President Sean McGlynn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Upcoming Events

Short Abstract Due
March 31, 2020

FLMS Board Meeting
April 3, 2020

Full Abstract Due
May 10, 2020

Pre-symposium Workshops
August 25, 2020

31st Annual Symposium
August 26-28, 2020


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