45 results for tag: NALMS News


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 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 ...

North American Lake Management Society Establishes New Student Scholarship Fund

MADISON, WI ‒ Due solely to the generosity and kindness of Life Member, Dr. Kenneth Reckhow, the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Kenneth H. Reckhow Scholarship Fund. With a unique tie-in to a NALMS tradition and Dr. Reckhow’s personal history with the Society, the scholarship winners will be directly linked with an event that occurs each year at the NALMS annual symposium. Beginning with the 2021 Clean Lakes Classic 5K Run/Walk, one female and one male graduate student participant in the event will be randomly selected to receive $500 for use toward their education. ”We are ...

LaBounty Best Paper Award Nominated Papers Available Through Open Access

The papers nominated for the Jim LaBounty Best Paper Award in 2020 will be available through open access through the end of March. Normally papers published in the last 3 years are only available by subscription, but as a tribute to the quality of research and importance to the lake management community, these papers are being made freely available for a limited time. The 2020 award went to a collection of three papers by Alex J. Horne and colleagues, but all the nominated papers are worth reading. Included are: Hypolimnetic oxygenation and aeration in two Midwestern USA reservoirs David Austin, Roger Scharf, Che-Fei Chen & Jim Bode Lake and ...