In Memoriam – Lowell Klessig

  NALMS and lake management lost an important voice and cherished friend with the death of Lowell Klessig on August 8, 2014, following a courageous battle with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. He died at his beloved New Hopestead Farm in the Town of New Hope, Wisconsin surrounded by family. Lowell’s doctoral dissertation served as the foundation for Wisconsin’s Inland Lake Management Law. He had a long career with the University of Wisconsin-Extension as a Lake District Specialist. He crisscrossed the state to help lake property owners and county boards develop ...

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2013 Jody Connor Student Award Winners

Presentation Award Megan Skinner Feeding Ecology of a Mixed Cold- and Warm-Water Fish Community Following Hypolimnetic Oxygenation in Mesotrophic Twin Lakes, WA Poster Award Jacob Shiba Sediment Properties Affecting Methane Storage and Ebullition in Southern California Lakes

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How to Get Media Coverage for Your Lake Event

Are you planning a local lake event? Have you successfully petitioned your state's Governor to sign a Lakes Appreciation Month proclamation? Are you looking to get the good word of lake management out in general? Here are a few ideas that may help steps: Develop your contact list Get in touch with your local media outlets and identify contacts and their phone, fax numbers and e-mail addresses. Local media include daily and weekly newspapers, cable television stations, local TV and radio stations, and college media stations. To get the right contact, ask who would be ...

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2012 Jody Connor Student Award Winners

Presentation Award Ellen Preece Detection and Quantification of the Cyanotoxin, Microcystin, in Fish Muscle Tissues Poster Award Laura Sefton Rapid Response to Control Myriophyllum spicatum in Blackhawk Lake, Wisconsin

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2011 Jody Connor Student Award Winners

Presentation Award Lindsey Wilson Remediation of Eutrophic Lakes: Is Iron Treatment Safe for Aquatic Invertebrates? Poster Award Katie Royer The Role of Insects in the Nutrient Budget of Spirit Lake, Mount Saint Helens, Washington

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2010 Student Award Winners

Presentation Award Bo Li The Impact of Alum Based Advanced Nutrient Removal Processes on Phosphorus Bioavailability Poster Award Dana Bigham Integrating Major Factors Influencing Nutrient Concentrations to Set Nutrient Standards in Florida Lakes

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2009 Student Award Winners

Presentation Award Dana Bigham Long-term Trophic State Indicator Trends in Florida Lakes Poster Award Nicole Reid Veliger Abundance and Distribution in Four Reservoirs of the Colorado River Aqueduct

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2008 Student Award Winners

Presentation Award Carly Silver Macroinvertebrate and Waterfowl Communities of Rotationally Grazed Temporary Prairie Pothole Wetlands Poster Award Justin Hanisch Stable Isotope Analysis Reveals Food Web Shift in Boreal Foothills Lakes Stocked with Trout

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2007 Student Award Winners

Presentation Award Shane Bradt The Use of On-lake Hyperspectral Remote Sensing to Measure Water Quality in New England (USA) Lakes Poster Award Justin Vogel Visible/Near-infrared (VNIR) Reflectance Spectroscopy for Field Prediction of Sediment Properties from Lake Okeechobee, Florida

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2006 Student Award Winners

Presentation Award Jane Schild Paleolimnological Assessment of Lake Geneserath, Beaver Island, Charlevoix County, Michigan Using Fossil Diatom Assemblage, Total Phosphorus and Chlorophyll Poster Award Shane Bradt The Development of a Remote Sensing Technique for Measuring Lake Water Quality in New England (USA)

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