43 results for tag: Lakes Appreciation Month


Beaver Island Lake Ecology Workshop

Learn about the ecology and conservation of Beaver Island’s lakes during this hands-on program. The program will focus on three topics: Shoreline habitat Learn about the value of healthy shorelines and how to protect them. Invasive species Learn to identify aquatic invasive species and how to prevent their introduction. Volunteer monitoring Learn about Michigan’s volunteer lake monitoring program and how to get involved. Presented by Erick Elgin and Dr. Jo Latimore of Michigan State University Extension. This workshop is free of charge and lunch will be provided. Those interested can meet after the ...

Celebrate Lake Appreciation Month with OLA

Join us on July 16 at Cinder beach Day-Use Area to celebrate sockeye salmon reintroduction to the upper Deschutes River Basin and Suttle Lake, meet with US Forest Service personnel and other OLA members. Join an open-lake swim, check out on-going monitoring at Suttle Lake and enjoy the scenery.

Lakes Appreciation Month 2022

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!

Love Your Lake 2022

Celebrate Lake Appreciation Month with PALMS at Blue Marsh Lake July 15th, 2022 from 5-10 pm Join PALMS, the staff of Blue Marsh Lake, Aqua Om Paddle, and the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Stewards as we celebrate our Lakes and enjoy a Full Moon paddle Join us from 5-8pm to learn how to keep yourself and our lakes safe and then hit the water for a full moon paddle 8-10 pm. This is a great opportunity to paddle the lake at the Dry Brooks Day Use Area. Rain date: 7/16/22

NALMS Featured on LE/AD Podcast

On June 2, 2022, NALMS was proud to take part in the Lakes Education/Action Drive, or LEAD, podcast! This episode was centered around Lakes Appreciation Month and featured one of our longtime volunteers, Steve Lundt. Steve is currently serving as the Senior Water Quality Scientist for Metro Water Recovery and has worked on lakes and reservoirs for the past 25 years as a NALMS Certified Lake Manager. Formed in 1961, Metro Water Recovery is the largest wastewater treatment provider in the Rocky Mountain West. He has been on the board of NALMS, the Colorado Lake and Reservoir Management Association (CLRMA), Barr Milton Watershed Association, and ...

Lake Appreciation Days at Lacawac Sanctuary

Join us for a series of hands-on activities focused on exploring, learning about, and enjoying lakes! All events will be held at Lacawac Sanctuary and will be led by lake scientists. Saturday, July 16th: 9:30 am: Harmful Algal Blooms: A Primer Heard about harmful algal blooms in the news? Discover what they are, how to spot them, and what to do about them...   2:00 pm: Lake Insects: "Bugs" who share your lakes Insects are key part of lake food webs. Explore the diversity of these animals that share your lakes...   Sunday, July 17th: 9:00 am: Ecology of Aquatic Plants Aquatic plants are some of the most visible lake organisms. Learn ...

CLRMA’s Lake Appreciation Day 2022

Join CLRMA at Boulder Reservoir at 1pm on June 28th for food, presentations and learning opportunities, kayaking, volleyball, and networking!

Lakes Appreciation Student Poster Contest

2022 Student Poster Contest Digital submissions due June 1st July has been Lakes Appreciation Month for the past 24 years; to celebrate, we are inviting elementary, middle, and high school students to submit posters reflecting on how important lakes are to all of us. Submitted artwork will be a big part of NALMS’ celebrations through July across North America. Show us your love for lakes by sending us your artwork! Three posters will win a $300 cash prize! Posters will be judged by grade range, with a winning poster in each division - elementary (grades K-4), middle (grades 5-8), and high school (9-12): A $250 cash prize will be awarded to ...

Libraries Love Lakes Info Session

July is Lakes Appreciation Month! Join us March 8th at 2 pm (Eastern Time) for a free, virtual information session to learn about an exciting initiative, Libraries Love Lakes, an outreach project pairing libraries with lake scientists to provide collaborative programming emphasizing the importance of lakes in our everyday lives. The new librarieslovelakes.org website is a toolkit of online resources for community members and library professionals to plan and host lake-focused outreach events (virtual or in person!) for kids and library patrons during the July Lakes Appreciation Month. Included on the new website are: favorite story time ...

Love Your Lake 2021

Celebrate Lake Appreciation Month with PALMS at Blue Marsh Lake! Join PALMS, the staff of Blue Marsh Lake, Aqua Om Paddle, and the Penn State Extension Master Watershed Stewards as we celebrate our Lakes and enjoy a Full Moon paddle Join us from 6-8pm to learn how to keep yourself and our lakes safe and then hit the water for a full moon paddle 8-10 pm.  This is a great opportunity to paddle the lake at the Dry Brooks Day Use Area. Event details: This FREE Event is open to the public.  Enjoy an evening dedicated to lake appreciation, education, and recreation. Read below to learn more about the hosts and their planned activities. V...