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NALMS 36th International Symposium

Hosted by Alberta Lake Management Society and Living Lakes Canada Registration Opening Soon! Click here or below to download our flyer. Feel free to distribute widely among your contacts.

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The 2016 Show Your Lakes Appreciation Challenge

In the month of July NALMS issues the "Show Your Lakes Appreciation Challenge" The goal of the challenge is to promote and encourage support for Lakes Appreciation Month. Here's how you can join in: Take a picture of yourself or someone you know enjoying or working on a lake or reservoir during July. Log on to Facebook or Twitter and upload your picture. Add an informative, funny, or witty caption along with the name of lake. Be sure to type #LakesAppreciation in your post so we can find your entry. Why should you join in? You can win PRIZES ...

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2016 Lakes Appreciation Month Letter

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2016 Lakes Appreciation Month

The month of July is Lakes Appreciation Month! You work and play on them. You drink from them. But do you really appreciate them? Growing population, development, and invasive species stress your local lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. All life needs water, let's not take it for granted! Help make Lakes Appreciation Month great this year! Click here to sign a letter asking US Governors to proclaim July as lakes appreciation month. Pursue media coverage for your local Lakes Appreciation events. Join the Secchi Dip-In and help track water quality trends in your ...

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2016 Call for Abstracts

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS FOR THIS CONFERENCE Science to Stewardship: Balancing Economic Growth and Lake Sustainability There may be no locale more appropriate to host a discussion on the impact of development on natural spaces than Banff National Park, Alberta. Established in 1885, Banff is Canada’s first national park. Hosting millions of visitors annually, Banff exemplifies the need for a sustainable balance between economic development and conservation. Alberta has undergone significant landscape change during the last hundred years. Intact ecosyst...

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NALMS 35th International Symposium

November 17 - 20, 2015 • Saratoga Springs, New York North American Lakes: Embracing Their History, Ensuring Their Future In 2015 NALMS traveled to Saratoga Springs, New York for our 35th Annual Symposium. NALMS Affiliate member, the New York Federation of Lake Associations (NYSFOLA), hosted the Symposium and attendees enjoyed the wonderful location and amenities of the Saratoga Hilton and the Saratoga Springs City Center. 492 attendees came from around the world to take part in workshops and presentations featuring both watershed and in-lake management and research ...

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2015 Clean Lakes Classic 5K


2015 Jody Connor Student Award Winners

Presentation Awards 1st place (Presentation): Trea LaCroix High Resolution Spatial and Temporal Data to Understand Nutrient Concentrations and Loads That Influence Algal Blooms in a Small Lake: How Much Data Do We Need? Honorable mention (Presentation): Nicole Alfafara Alternative States of Cyanobacteria Dominance Poster Awards 1st place (Poster): Maxine Verteramo Three Lakes, One Management Plan Honorable mention (Poster):Megan Prescott Exploring Thermal Stratification and Mixing of Lake Nipissing Embayments: An Analysis of High Frequency Buoy Data

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In Memoriam – Jim Flynn

Longtime NALMS member and supporter, Jim Flynn, passed away on March 18 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. It is not possible to overstate the contributions that Jim has made to NALMS over the years. A member of NALMS from early in its history, Jim and his employer, Hydrolab Inc., were perennial sponsors of NALMS’ annual symposium and the Student Paper Award. Jim was instrumental in the success of the annual symposia, particularly in the early years of the Society. He organized the exhibits as the chair of the Industrial Relations Committee for many ...

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