Secchi Dip-In, July 2016

Celebrate Lakes Appreciation Month with us! ORGANIZE – Use SciStarter to plan a Secchi Dip-In social event. Create and distribute advertisements locally. SHARE your activities on social media! Twitter – @SecchiDipIn, #SecchiDipIn2016, #NALMS Facebook – Secchi Dip-In LinkedIn – The North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) SUBMIT your data to the Secchi Dip-In Online Database. - Having trouble submitting data? Review our step-by-step guide (on the Participate page) or e-mail us at secchidipin@nalms.org. - You can also support lake-monitoring ...

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2016 Lakes Appreciation Month

The month of July is Lakes Appreciation Month! You work and play on them. You drink from them. But do you really appreciate them? Growing population, development, and invasive species stress your local lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. All life needs water, let's not take it for granted! Help make Lakes Appreciation Month great this year! Click here to sign a letter asking US Governors to proclaim July as lakes appreciation month. Pursue media coverage for your local Lakes Appreciation events. Join the Secchi Dip-In and help track water quality trends in your ...

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How to Get Media Coverage for Your Lake Event

Are you planning a local lake event? Have you successfully petitioned your state's Governor to sign a Lakes Appreciation Month proclamation? Are you looking to get the good word of lake management out in general? Here are a few ideas that may help steps: Develop your contact list Get in touch with your local media outlets and identify contacts and their phone, fax numbers and e-mail addresses. Local media include daily and weekly newspapers, cable television stations, local TV and radio stations, and college media stations. To get the right contact, ask who would be ...

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