347 days left until Canoecopia!     March 8 - 10
Canoecopia is presented by

Presenting Sponsor

Alliant Energy Center
1919 Alliant Energy Way
Madison, Wisconsin

Show Hours
Friday: 3 PM to 8 PM
Saturday: 9 AM to 6 PM
Sunday: 10 AM to 4 PM

1-Day: $15.00
3-Day: $30.00
Ages 17 and under are FREE
Cash or check only for tickets purchased at the event

Parking Fees
1-Day: $8.00
Cash or credit, fees collected by Alliant Energy Center


  Gina LaLiberte


Gina LaLiberte leads response and communication on cyanobacterial bloom issues as the Statewide Harmful Algal Bloom Coordinator for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. A life-long resident of the Great Lakes region, she has a BS in Biology and a MS in Resource Ecology Management from the University of Michigan. She has studied algae for 30 years.


Gina LaLiberte
 What’s That Green Stuff? Identifying Algae Blooms
Killarney - Clarion Hotel Sat 1:30pm-2:15pm 
Do you wonder what that green "stuff" is that you see while paddling? Join Gina as she examines some common algae, blue-green algae, and other unassuming yet important and intriguing little green things that are often spotted in waters of the upper Great Lakes region. Take a close look at blue-green algae blooms, review identification of potentially harmful blooms, and learn practical tips for how to stay safe while enjoying time on the water.