NALMS Notes May / June 2017

The new issue of NALMS Notes is out! In this issue: July is Lakes Appreciation Month! News From Our Affiliates President’s Message NALMS Seeks Editor for LakeLine New From Region 1 International Rainy-Lake of the Wood Watershed Forum Membership in Motion Conferences & Events Call for Board of Directors Nominations Call for Achievement Awards Nominations Lake News & Information NLA Training in Region 6 NALMS 2017: Finding Balance News From Our Student Director Reservoir Fisheries Habitat Partnership

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Seeking Editor for LakeLine Magazine

The North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) seeks an editor for LakeLine Magazine, a quarterly publication that informs and educates readers about current issues regarding lakes and lake management.  Issues are theme-based with all of the articles addressing a specific topic.  Most NALMS members primarily receive the magazine in print. The ideal candidate must possess: A bachelor's degree or higher in the water resources field. Working knowledge of NALMS and its history. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Superior English ...

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Student Video Series: Macrophytes

Request for NALMS Student Video Series: "Macrophytes" NALMS is seeking student-produced videos related to "Macrophytes" 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: Explanation of major macrophyte groups (free-floating, rooted, emergent, etc.) Role of macrophytes (or a particular macrophyte) in structuring habitat in lake ecosystems Explanation of macrophyte collection and identification Appropriate ...

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NALMS Notes March / April 2017

The new issue of NALMS Notes is out! In this issue: Looking Back at the 2016 Secchi Dip-In President’s Message NALMS News News From Region 3 News From Region 9 News From Region 11 News From Our Affiliates Lake News & Information Conferences & Events Lake Photo of the Month NALMS 2017 NALMS 2017 Call for Abstracts

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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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