LAKES APPRECIATION MONTH
Each year the month of July is recognized as Lakes Appreciation Month!
Sure, you may work on them, play on them, drink from them and dive into them, but have you recently taken the time to really appreciate your local lake, pond, or reservoir?
With increasing populations, development, and stressors on our waterbodies we really need to take the time to consider where we’d be without water. All life relies on this valuable resource and we often take for granted that these resources will always be there and always be useable.
Click here to learn more about NALMS' Lake Appreciation Month efforts for 2013!
How to Make the Most out of Lakes Appreciation Month
With a whole month dedicated to Lakes Appreciation, why not take the
time to enjoy your local freshwater resources and bring some attention to them, to either
extoll their values or initiate action to protect, enhance, or
Following are some ideas for bringing attention to lakes, ponds and reservoirs near you.
- CLICK HERE to learn how to encourage your state's Governor to sign a Lakes Appreciation Month proclamation.
- CLICK HERE to learn how to initiate Lakes Appreciation Month media coverage for local lake-related events.
- Lakes Appreciation Month is also the ideal time to set aside a week, a day or even just an hour to celebrate your favorite lake, pond or reservoir by participating in one or more of the following activities:
Most of all, remember to enjoy and appreciate these valuable freshwater resources!