[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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NALMS Notes & Lake News November / December 2017

The new issue of NALMS Notes & Lake News is out! In this issue: 2017 Perspectives from Your ‘Has Been’ (Past President) President’s Message News From Our Affiliates NALMS Partnerships Membership in Motion News From Region 12 News From Our Student Director Latest Articles from LRM Conferences & Events Lake Photo of the Month NALMS 2017: Finding Balance NALMS News Interesting and Informative National Lakes Assessment Session at 2017 NALMS Symposium Lake News & Information NALMS 2018

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Giving Tuesday: 11/28/17

This year, on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, NALMS is 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. This year, NALMS ...

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NALMS 2017 Achievement Award Winners

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 supporters. NALMS Achievement Awards are presented annually at the Society’s International Symposium, which was recently held November 6-9, 2017, in Denver, CO. This year, NALMS was pleased to honor and recognize a variety of individuals and groups, who were ...

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