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A timeline of upcoming conferences, meetings, workshops, and other events of interest to the HAB community is available under the “Resources” menu of this website. Information regarding events that have been rescheduled due to COVID-19 will be posted as it becomes available. Click here for more information.

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Are you active on social media? Do you want to engage your networks to help with HAB-related legislative action items? If so, contact Holly Bowers to be added to the team (hbowers@mlml.calstate.edu). A few times per year members are provided with ready-to-post messaging and hashtags to share on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Your small…

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HARRNESS was a decadal plan (2005-2015) designed to facilitate coordination of national HAB-related activities among research and management communities by highlighting and justifying needs and priorities, and suggesting strategies or approaches to address them. This report has surpassed its intended lifespan, and an update is sorely needed to continue to serve as a guide for…

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Data in Brief is partnering with Algal Research and Harmful Algae to publish an ongoing article collection of data announcements called  “Algal Announcements,” which will include: (1) announcements of harmful algal blooms, and (2) announcements of new algal strains; objective is to provide freely available info benefiting researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, water managers, engineers, etc. Additional…

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The journal Harmful Algae has recently expanded the types of articles it is soliciting to include several short communication categories: Policy Analysis; Mini-Reviews; Perspectives (for detailed descriptions, see link here), in addition to original research articles, review papers, and book reviews.

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The 59th Annual Northeast Algal Symposium has been postponed until 2021.  This conference will now be held April 9-11, 2021 in Burlington, Vermont. Please visit the Northeast Algal Society’s website for more information: http://www.e-neas.org/future_ac.php

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s workshop has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled for 2021.  Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.

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The Provasoli-Guillard National Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (NCMA) has cancelled the 5th U.S. training course on the identification of harmful algae in the U.S. marine waters, which was to be offered from August 19-29, 2020. Information about the course can be found HERE. We will post an update when the course has been rescheduled.

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A recent article published in the Guardian provides an overview of HABs and their expansion, with an emphasis on the role of climate in driving their increased frequency and toxicity. The full article can be accessed by clicking HERE.

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