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NALMS 2021 Election Results

The annual election for officers and directors is an important way for NALMS members to provide input in the management of the Society. Our officers and directors are all volunteers who serve without pay. Thank you to all the candidates for their dedication to NALMS and thank you to all NALMS members who participated in this year’s election!   Region 10 Director – Mark Rosenkranz Mark Rosenkranz has been the NALMS Region 10 representative since 2018 and in that time has served as temporary Chair of the Communications Committee; served on the Conference Committee and Development Committee; and has been Chair of the JEDI Program since ...

NALMS 41st International Symposium

NALMS 2021 is Going Virtual – November 15–19, 2021 After careful consideration and in consultation with our partners and planning team, the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) and co-host Oklahoma Clean Lakes & Watersheds Association (OCLWA) have elected to go virtual for our 2021 annual symposium, in keeping with the best interest of the health and well-being of our attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, and staff. We are dedicated to holding a high-quality conference online, and we’re excited to still be able to offer a great program, opportunities for networking and interaction, and special virtual events throughout the week. ...

NALMS Releases a Position Statement and Policy Recommendations on Nature-based Solutions in Urban Lakes and Watersheds

By Gabriella Placido, NALMS Policy Intern Despite being just over halfway through the year, 2021 has already broken an assortment of records with its extreme weather and unprecedented circumstances. Intense storms, heat waves, fires, floods, droughts, and a series of harmful algal blooms have plagued North America and the rest of the world, all while trying to overcome a persistent and troublesome pandemic. Such notable and problematic effects of climate change are increasing in intensity and frequency around the globe; the climate crisis can be ignored no longer. It is increasingly being realized that answers to solving many of these ...

NALMS 2021 Election Candidates

The 2021 election for officers and directors is underway. Voting in the annual election is an important way for NALMS members to provide input in the management of the Society. Our officers and directors are all volunteers who serve without pay. All members may vote for President-Elect. The President-Elect serves for one year in that position after which they serve as President for one year and Past-President for one year. Members may also vote for a director to represent their NALMS Region. Regional Directors are elected for a three-year term and may serve up to two consecutive terms. Student members may also vote for a Student Direct...

HABs Drinking Water Webinar Series

In collaboration with the USACE Invasive Species Leadership Team, Aquatic Plant Management Society, and American Water Works Association, NALMS is proud to offer a five-part summer webinar series focused on HABs and drinking water. In this series, our panel of experts will summarize the latest research and technical information on management strategies to encourage better integration and facilitation in the protection of drinking water. 06/23/21 - HAB Impacts to Drinking Water and Current Management Outlook Start: 12:00 CDT Other Information: HABs Drinking Water Webinar Series #1 Webinar Flyer WebEx: https://usace1.webex.com/meet/tara...

Libraries Love Lakes Info Session

July is Lakes Appreciation Month! Join us June 2nd 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 ...

Lakes Appreciation Poster Contest Deadline

July has been Lakes Appreciation Month for the past 23 years. This spring, 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! Poster submission deadline is Tuesday, June 1st!

2021 Election: Call for Board Nominations

Nominations for the 2021 election are being accepted at this time! NALMS is seeking candidates that will add diversity and breadth to the Board and its committees. You could become a nominee for a position on the NALMS Board of Directors, to take a more active role in steering the direction of activities that relate to these precious resources. Experience or training in lake management is not required for a board position, and we encourage candidates with expertise in nonprofit management, leadership development, marketing, fundraising, legal issues and membership growth and development to consider running for a Board position. Nominations ...

New NALMS Merch Available

Just in time for summer, we are excited to share that we have some new designs available in our Bonfire online store! A percentage of your purchase price will go back to support NALMS and our programs. NEW IN THE STORE: NALMS Love Lakes Shirt - available in multiple styles and colors NALMS Logo Women's Tanks - available in two styles and multiple colors NALMS Logo Mug NALMS Logo Tote - available in natural or the color of your choice NALMS Face Mask - now available in youth size! Make sure to take a photo of yourself sporting your official NALMS merchandise, post to social media, and tag NALMS!

NALMS Internship Opportunities

NALMS is accepting applications for two internship opportunities: NALMS Policy Internship The intern will work with the NALMS Policy and Communications Committees to support the process of writing white papers and developing policy recommendations regarding the following topics: Climate Change Impacts on Lake Ecosystems, Lake Watershed Management, Cyanobacteria Management, and Urban Lake Management. An integral component of the internship will be taking the lead in writing a white paper and developing policy recommendations regarding one of the topics listed above or a new topic agreed upon by the intern and their supervisor. The ...