Monthly Archive: November 2013

Minutes for November 26, 2013 Meeting

Meeting Summary
Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 7:00-9:00 PM
The Hearthstone, 6720 East Green Lake Way N
Board Room

Recorder: Davis Patterson

Joan Hardy, our Guest Speaker
Richard FlemingBrian deLucaKaren KoKaren SchuurMarcia NormanKevin StoopsGaret MungerRob Zisette

Guest: Joan Hardy

Joan Hardy spoke about cyanobacteria (bluegreen algae) occurrence and the cyanotoxins they produce.  Dr. Hardy along with other Washington State DOH associates, Debra Bouchard, Beth LeDoux, Sally Abella of King County, and Dr. Jean Jacoby of Seattle University studied cyanobacteria and the toxins produced in Puget Sound Lakes under a five year CDC grant. Dr. Hardy talked about results of the studies and the public health implications of cyanobacteria blooms, as well as the posting of informational signs at affected lakes.
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