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Fri, Aug 28


Providence Stormwater Innovation Center

Volunteer Cyanobacteria Monitoring Day

Become a participatory scientist in Roger Williams Park

Volunteer Cyanobacteria Monitoring Day
Volunteer Cyanobacteria Monitoring Day

Time & Location

Aug 28, 2020, 9:00 AM

Providence Stormwater Innovation Center , 1001 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907, USA


About the Event

Our first volunteer cyanobacteria monitoring day will be Friday August 28th at 9:00 am.  We monitoring potential cyanobacteria blooms using BloomWatch and the Cyanoscope.  We have also acquired kits to collect samples that will be analyzed by EPA for harmful toxins in the water.  We will meet at the Seal House in Roger Williams Park, then collect samples at Roosevelt Lake, Polo Lake, and Pleasure Lake.  Scientists from The Nature Conservancy and JWU will lead the sampling event and provide training on the sample collection and data upload process.  If you have questions, please contact Ryan Kopp at

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