Membership Renewal NMC 2021 NALMS 2021 Donate Membership Secchi Dip-In Lakes Appreciation Month

Our mission is a simple, but powerful one: to forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs … for today and tomorrow.

NALMS is not focused on professionals, academic researchers, or any smaller interest group alone; rather, NALMS is a melting pot, welcoming anyone interested in lakes.

NALMS goals are:

  1. To promote the exchange of information on aspects of managing lakes and their watersheds.
  2. To promote public awareness of lake ecosystems.
  3. To encourage public support for promoting management of lakes and their watersheds.
  4. To provide guidance to agencies involved in management activities for lakes and their watersheds.
  5. To boost the professional status of those engaged in managing lakes and their watersheds.
  6. To identify needs and encourage research on lake ecology and watershed management.

12th National Monitoring Conference
Working Together, Virtually, for Clean Water

April 19-23, 2021 • Online

Look for registration opening soon!


NALMS 41st International Symposium
Valuing Water: Economics, Ecology & Culture

November 15-18, 2021 Oklahoma City, OK

Look for the Call for Abstracts coming soon!


Check out the latest from LakeLine Magazine!

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