Request for Student Videos #2

Request for NALMS Student Video Series: "Lake Mixing and Stratification" NALMS is seeking videos of "Lake Mixing and Stratification" for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. In addition to the basic requirements (which can be found in the Video Evaluation Rubric), this video must also cover: Lake stratification: laboratory or animated visual example encouraged Explanation of the thermocline, epilimnion, and hypolimnion Lake mixing: Audio-visual explanation of fall overturn and spring stratification ...

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NALMS Notes January / February 2017

The new issue of NALMS Notes is out! In this issue: From the President NALMS News News From Our Regions News From Our Affiliates Lake News & Information Conferences & Events Lake Photo of the Month NALMS 2017

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NALMS’ Response to Recent Federal Election

Summary of NALMS’ response to recent federal election The NALMS Board of Directors is working to assess how the federal election outcome may influence both lake management in the USA and the capacity of NALMS. NALMS had begun the process of planning the 2018 National Water Quality Monitoring Conference (NWQMC) with our federal partners and will continue to work to assess support for the conference. Currently NALMS operates at a significant deficit during single conference years (NALMS only). These losses have been offset by net gains during 2-confere...

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NALMS 2016 Election Results

The annual election for officers and directors is an important way for NALMS members to provide input in the management of the Society. Our officers and directors are all volunteers who serve without pay. Thank you to all the candidates for their dedication to NALMS and thank you to all NALMS members who participated in this year’s election!   President-elect – Frank Browne Dr. Frank Browne, P.E. received his doctorate degree from the University of Florida. He is president of F.X. Browne, Inc., an environmental consulting firm specializing in lake and ...

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Student Opportunity – Submit Your Videos!

Request for NALMS Student Video Series: "Measuring Secchi Depth" NALMS is seeking videos of "Measuring Secchi Depth" for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. In addition to the basic requirements (which can be found in the Video Evaluation Rubric), this video must also cover: Preparation steps - marking the rope to which the Secchi disk is attached at appropriate intervals Safety precautions and procedures, including boating safety if applicable Appropriate location of sampling in relation to the sun Notes on ...

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Submit Your Photo for the 2016 Photo Contest!

Only electronic submissions will be accepted. You must be a NALMS member to submit an entry. Photos should be of sufficient resolution to print from (approximately 300 dpi at 8.5” x 11”). Maximum of one submission per person. Entries must be received by October 15, 2016. Send your entry to: Bill Jones, Editor, LakeLine (joneswi@indiana.edu)

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NALMS Welcomes New Director of Marketing and Membership

Hi everyone! My name is Alyssa Schulte and I am thrilled to be joining the NALMS staff, starting September 6, as the Director of Marketing & Membership. I graduated with a BS in Professional Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2011 and have been employed with the La Crosse County University of Wisconsin-Extension office for the last two years. I am excited to move to Madison, begin my NALMS career, and learn more about lake management and conservation. I look forward to meeting and working with all of you! You can reach me through the contact page.

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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 Call for NALMS Achievement Awards

Call for Achievement Award Nominations We all have times when we think to ourselves, “wow, x should be awarded for all their hard work, contribution, or service!” Do not lose that thought. Now is your chance to nominate that person or entity for their outstanding efforts. North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) eagerly awaits your nominations for individuals, organizations and programs, corporations, and projects contributing to NALMS and its mission- to forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, professionals fostering the management and protection of ...

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Nominations for 2016 Election

Nominations for 2016 Election are being accepted at this time! NALMS is seeking candidates that will add diversity and breadth to the Board and its committees. You could become a nominee for a position on the NALMS Board of Directors, to take a more active role in steering the direction of activities that relate to these precious resources. Experience or training in lake management is not required for a board position, and we encourage candidates with expertise in nonprofit management, leadership development, marketing, fundraising, legal issues and membership growth ...

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