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Pond University

Pond University is a podcast that brings together aquatic scientists, landowners and pond professionals to discuss topics such as pond habitat, fish stocking, vegetation control and pond construction. It is part of the larger podcast network Natural Resources University and is funded by the Renewable Resources Extension Act.

 

Natural Resources University

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Jul 6, 2021

In this episode of Pond University, we talk with Professor Joe Morris from Iowa State University. Joe has worked in pond management and aquaculture for a long time and has a wealth of knowledge and experience on lots of different topics, including aquatic vegetation identification, management and control. Joe is also...


Jun 8, 2021

In this episode of Pond University, we talk with Ciera Baird. Ciera is an Aquatic Ecotoxicologist with Aquatic Control and is an expert on harmful algal blooms. Ciera talks to us about the difference between regular “green” algae and blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, and the types of conditions that can lead to...


May 13, 2021

In this episode of Pond University, we talk with Wes Goldsmith. Wes is a Fish Management Specialist with Aquatic Control and is an alumnus of Purdue’s Aquatic Sciences program. Wes talks to us about assessing and managing fish populations, including how to fix common problems. We hope you enjoy this episode! Also,...


Apr 15, 2021

In this episode of Pond University, we talk with Matt Rayl. Matt is a co-host of another podcast called Sitting Dockside, and is also the co-founder of a non-profit agency for pond and lake management called the Private Water Natural Resources Association. Matt talks to us about is passion and inspiration for...


Mar 16, 2021

In this episode of Pond University, we talk with Bob Rode, the manager of Purdue’s Aquaculture Research Laboratory. Bob has 30 years of experience in aquaculture and pond management. In this episode, Bob talks about the things to consider when stocking new fish into ponds, as well as some interesting ways to produce...