NALMS Internship Opportunities

NALMS is accepting applications for two internship opportunities: NALMS Policy Internship The intern will work with the NALMS Policy and Communications Committees to support the process of writing white papers and developing policy recommendations regarding the following topics: Climate Change Impacts on Lake Ecosystems, Lake Watershed Management, Cyanobacteria Management, and Urban Lake Management. An integral component of the internship will be taking the lead in writing a white paper and developing policy recommendations regarding one of the topics ...

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North American Lake Management Society Establishes New Student Scholarship Fund

MADISON, WI ‒ Due solely to the generosity and kindness of Life Member, Dr. Kenneth Reckhow, the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Kenneth H. Reckhow Scholarship Fund. With a unique tie-in to a NALMS tradition and Dr. Reckhow’s personal history with the Society, the scholarship winners will be directly linked with an event that occurs each year at the NALMS annual symposium. Beginning with the 2021 Clean Lakes Classic 5K Run/Walk, one female and one male graduate student participant in the event will be ...

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LaBounty Best Paper Award Nominated Papers Available Through Open Access

The papers nominated for the Jim LaBounty Best Paper Award in 2020 will be available through open access through the end of March. Normally papers published in the last 3 years are only available by subscription, but as a tribute to the quality of research and importance to the lake management community, these papers are being made freely available for a limited time. The 2020 award went to a collection of three papers by Alex J. Horne and colleagues, but all the nominated papers are worth reading. Included are: Hypolimnetic oxygenation and aeration in two Midwestern USA ...

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February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month! This month is a time to appreciate the past (and current) contributions of the Black community, to not only our organization and those in the limnology/aquatic sciences, but to society. There are many reasons to celebrate the contributions made by Black entrepreneurs, politicians, activists, artists, and others during Black History Month, but since we are NALMS, we are focusing on those individuals who have contributed in the fields of limnology and aquatic science by highlighting their achievements. We will be using Black History Month ...

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Jody Connor Student Awards 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2021 Contact: Philip Forsberg, Director of Programs & Operations Phone: 608-233-2836 Email: info@nalms.org North American Lake Management Society Announces 2020 Student Award Winners COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Each year, NALMS presents student awards to the best student presentation and best student poster at the annual NALMS symposium. The awards are named in memory of Jody Connor, a long-time friend of NALMS who was active on the Education Committee and participated in the reviews of student presentations and posters. The ...

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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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