NALMS 2020 Achievement Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2020 Contact: Alyssa Anderson, Marketing & Membership Director Phone: 608-233-2836 Email: info@nalms.org North American Lake Management Society Honors Members & Partners with 2020 Achievement Awards MADISON, WI – Shining a spotlight on deserving individuals and organizations who have made valuable contributions to the goals of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS), or have made significant strides in lake management, NALMS Annual Achievement Award winners represent the very best amongst its members and ...

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NALMS 2020 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!   Region 7 Director – David Casaletto David Casaletto is the President of Ozarks Water Watch (OWW), a nonprofit water quality organization. OWW’s mission is to protect and improve the waters of the Upper White River ...

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Giving Tuesday 12/1/20

This year, on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, NALMS is proud to once again be participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving around the world, resulting in greater donations, volunteer hours, and activities that bring about real change in communities...

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NALMS Celebrates 40th Birthday

Thank you for helping us get here ... it's NALMS 40th birthday! On this day 40 years ago (October 9, 1980), NALMS was founded in Portland, Maine as an organization with membership open to both professionals and citizens interested in applied lake management, while other organizations focused on either one or the other. This unique niche is reflected in our mission: to forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs ... for today and tomorrow. While it's an unusual year to ...

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Shop NALMS 2020 & 40th Anniversary Apparel

To celebrate our 40th anniversary and our first-ever virtual conference, we are excited to offer some fun new apparel options for NALMS members and supporters! Choose from a variety of options depicting our special NALMS 2020 logo, or deck yourself out in our 40th-anniversary swag. Either way, you'll be attending NALMS 2020 online in style!     Make sure to take a photo of yourself sporting your official NALMS merchandise, post to social media, and use the hashtags #NALMS2020 and #NALMSat40!

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World’s Leading Aquatic Scientific Societies Urgently Call for Cuts to Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Dire consequences for freshwater and marine resources without significant and fast action Bethesda, MD (September 14, 2020) In an unprecedented statement released today, the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) joined forces with 111 aquatic scientific societies representing more than 80,000 scientists across the world to sound a climate change alarm.  The societies call for drastically curtailed global greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst impacts of man-made climate change to fish and aquatic ecosystems. Unless urgent action is taken to reduce ...

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NALMS 2020 Election Candidates

The 2020 election for officers and directors is underway. Voting in the annual election 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. All members may vote for President-Elect and Secretary. The President-Elect serves for one year in that position after which he or she serves as President for one year and Past-President for one year. The Secretary serves for two years and may succeed themselves for one additional term. Members may also vote for a ...

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2020 Secchi Dip-In Update

With support from a USEPA Exchange Network grant, NALMS partnered with the Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Gold Systems, and Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies to upgrade the Secchi Dip-In database using the Ambient Water Quality Monitoring System (AWQMS) and Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON) Lake Observer mobile app. These existing data entry and database management tools have been customized for Dip-In use and to make data publicly available through the AWQMS database, USEPA’s Water Quality Exchange (WQX), and the Water Quality Portal (WQP), a water ...

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NALMS Affiliate News – May / June 2020

Florida Lake Management Society FLMS 31st Annual Symposium Update After much discussion and input from our members, it is with a heavy heart that we announce we will not be holding our 31st annual symposium in person. But that doesn't mean we won't see you! Your Board is currently working on a plan to roll out our usual technical sessions and workshops as individual webinars. We will also hold our annual business meeting for all members on August 26 in order to swear in our new Board of Directors and announce this year's Awards of Excellence. Stay tuned for details and ...

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President’s Message — May / June 2020

Perry Thomas, NALMS President As the 2020 summer solstice passes, NALMS is responding to new challenges, while keeping an eye on the organization’s bottom line. So far, so good, thanks to teamwork by our staff, conference host committees, board, and larger membership. The Minnesota Host Committee, co-chaired by Anne Wilkinson, Joe Bischoff, and Nancy Schuldt, navigated shifting winds of pandemic precautions during the spring and ultimately decided to postpone their face-to-face NALMS Symposium until 2022. Conference Committee co-chairs Dendy Lofton and Chris Doyle ...

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