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NALMS 42nd International Symposium

Leveraging Experience to Manage Diverse Lakes, Landscapes, and People The Dakota (Sioux) homeland Mni Sóta Maķoce means “land where the waters reflect the clouds.” Nicknamed “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” Minnesota really has almost 12,000 inland basins covering at least 10 acres, but across the state, they are mostly rural and rather diverse. Deep, oligotrophic waters are typical in northeastern boreal forests near Superior, the world’s largest areal, freshwater lake. Shallow, hypereutrophic lakes predominate in southwestern agricultural plains. With about 30 lakes and 700,000 residents within 64 square miles, the twin cities of Minneapolis ...

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 Mission Shirt - available in multiple styles and colors NALMS Protecting Lakes Mug - available in two-tone and white 11 oz and large 15 oz NALMS Protecting Lakes Hoodie - available in crewneck and pullover styles - perfect for cool evenings on the lake! NALMS Protecting Lakes Tee - available in multiple styles and colors NALMS Logo Women's Tank - available as a slouchy tank or racerback NALMS Logo Mug - now ...

2022 Election: Call for Board Nominations

Nominations for the 2022 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 ...

NALMS Internship Opportunities

NALMS is accepting applications for three internship opportunities: NALMS JEDI Internship The intern will work with the NALMS Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee to support the process of completing a 5-year plan for NALMS to use in incorporating JEDI into all facets of the organization. To achieve this goal the intern will focus their efforts in these areas: Internal Assessment Outreach Internal Planning and Strategy Symposium Planning The intern will take the lead on assessing previously collected information, and possible collection of further data, to help define this plan. The intern will have an integral ...

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 ...