NALMS Notes & Lake News May / June 2018

The new issue of NALMS Notes & Lake News is out! In this issue: July is Lakes Appreciation Month! From the President Call for 2018 NALMS Election Nominations News From Our Affiliates Thank You to Our Corporate Members! Celebrate Lakes Appreciation Month! Call for 2018 NALMS Achievement Awards Nominations NALMS 2018: Now Trending: Innovations in Lake Management Conferences & Events News from Our Student Director Participate in the 2018 Secchi Dip-In! Lake News & Information Lake Photo of the Month

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Student Video Series: “Harmful Algal Blooms”

NALMS is seeking student-produced videos of "Harmful Algal Blooms" for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. In addition to the basic requirements in the Video Evaluation Rubric, this video should cover: General explanation of a HAB and relevant thresholds for human health (e.g., World Health Organization thresholds for cell and toxin concentrations) General knowledge of conditions in which HABs occur Research needs regarding HABs Explain what the public should know about HABs Explain the temporal and spatial ...

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NALMS Notes & Lake News March / April 2018

The new issue of NALMS Notes & Lake News is out! In this issue: NALMS Launches Subject Matter Experts List From the President News From Our Affiliates LakeLine Future Issues and Call for Article and Theme Ideas Thank You to Our Corporate Members! NALMS 2018 Call for Abstracts Conferences & Events 2018 Southeastern Lake Management Conference Latest Articles from LRM NALMS News News From Region 3 News From Region 7 Government Affairs NALMS Partnerships Lake News & Information Lake Photo of the Month

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[UPDATED] Notice To All Members: Membership Database Switch

UPDATE (4/6/18): All active members will be in the new system by Tuesday, April 10th. We greatly appreciate your patience and support during this transition! We are also pleased to inform you that we are able to accept new member applications at this time. ..... As you may have noticed in the past issue or so of NALMS Notes & Lake News, we have decided to change the membership dues cycle to a fixed calendar date of January 1st. To accomplish this, we also had to switch our membership database. And now ... the day has come! We will be deactivating our current ...

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NALMS Approves Strategic Plan for 2017-2020

At the recent midterm meeting in Las Vegas, the NALMS Board of Directors voted to approve a new Strategic Plan that sets its sights on strengthening and achieving NALMS' mission, vision, values, and goals. The plan details strategic goals in regards to four crucial areas: membership, communication, the NALMS brand, and financial health. The focus of each successive strategic plan is to build upon past successes and identify new initiatives that can assist NALMS in meeting future challenges and opportunities. The result is an updated plan detailing NALMS' priorities and ...

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World Water Day 2018

What is World Water Day? World Water Day, on March 22 every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. Damaged ecosystems affect the quantity and quality of water available for human consumption. Today, 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking water at home; affecting their health, education, and livelihoods. Importance of Source Water Protection Source water protection (SWP) is a ...

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March AmazonSmile Promotion – you shop, Amazon donates to NALMS!

Triple the donation on your first order! 3x your impact! From now until March 31st, Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first Amazon Smile purchase! How does it work? It's simple. Exactly the same Amazon shopping experience (same selections and pricing), with the added bonus of 0.5% of the price of all eligible purchases going directly to NALMS. During this March promotion, Amazon is tripling the donation rate to 1.5% to customers who are shopping through Amazon Smile for the first time. While this may not sound like much, every penny counts! How ...

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NALMS Supports Collaborative Water and Soil Enhancement Act

On behalf of the more than 750 members of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS), the NALMS Board of Directors supports the Collaborative Water and Soil Enhancement Act of 2018, sponsored by Ohio Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge. Our scientists and lake managers are among the many professionals nationwide who provide high-quality scientific data related to lakes, ponds and other freshwater habitats that we depend on for a myriad of uses, including providing clean drinking water to millions of our citizens. By providing more support for the management of ...

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NALMS Notes & Lake News January / February 2018

The new issue of NALMS Notes & Lake News is out! In this issue: From the President Lake Photo of the Month News From Our Affiliates Coming This Year in LakeLine Magazine Membership in Motion Government Affairs NALMS 2018 Call for Abstracts News From Region 4 News From Region 8 NALMS Partnerships Conferences & Events 2018 Southeastern Lake Management Conference Lake News & Information Webinars

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Student Video Series: “Limnology in Winter”

NALMS is seeking student-produced videos of "Limnology in Winter" for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. In addition to the basic requirements in the Video Evaluation Rubric, this video should cover: Explanation of why winter limnology is important General knowledge of lakes in winter including temperature and dissolved oxygen profiles Research opportunities in winter limnology Explain the hypothesis/-es of your winter limnology project, specific predictions, and results (if available) or current state of ...

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