8 results for tag: partnerships


ILMS 2021 Abstracts Due

Please save the date for the annual ILMS conference.  As a result of the current pandemic we have decided to move to a fully virtual conference this year. The theme for this year is: Lake and Watershed Resiliency in Changing Times Our online event will be held April 8th and 9th, 2021.  We are currently accepting abstracts for presentations for the event.  We will update you with more details as we continue our planning. Help us celebrate 33 years of Indiana Lakes Management! The Indiana Lakes Management Society is seeking abstracts for presentations at the 32nd Annual Indiana Lakes Management Annual Conference and our first virtual confer...

World’s Leading Aquatic Scientific Societies Urgently Call for Cuts to Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Dire consequences for freshwater and marine resources without significant and fast action Bethesda, MD (September 14, 2020) In an unprecedented statement released today, the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) joined forces with 111 aquatic scientific societies representing more than 80,000 scientists across the world to sound a climate change alarm.  The societies call for drastically curtailed global greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst impacts of man-made climate change to fish and aquatic ecosystems. Unless urgent action is taken to reduce emissions, scientists predict catastrophic impacts to commercial, recreational, and ...

Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS) 2019: Teamwork on Multiple Fronts

The Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies, or CASS, includes 9 member societies: American Fisheries Society (AFS) Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society (FMCS) International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) Phycological Society of America (PSA) Society for Freshwater Science (SFS) Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) The societies believe that working together broadens our scope and strengthens our impact, particularly in the areas of promot...

Partnerships: Source Water Collaborative (SWC) Mid-Year Update

NALMS is a member organization of the Source Water Collaborative. SWC Members, As co-chair, one of my goals is a mid-year update on the Source Water Collaborative’s (SWC’s) Action Plan and progress, so I wanted to take a few moments to summarize our work this past year for all members. In our first year with member financial contributions, I think it’s an important opportunity to provide a big picture perspective, so everyone understands the sum of our efforts and collaboration. The SWC helped promote effective working relationships for Farm Bill implementation since the Farm Bill was signed into law in December 2018 via the ...

NALMS Signs on to Statement Regarding WOTUS Rule

As a member of the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS), NALMS, along with eleven fellow aquatic science societies, has added its voice to comments submitted on the proposed rule to revise the definition of Waters of the United States, or WOTUS. The scientific societies, representing more than 200,000 individuals with diverse areas of expertise, "strongly oppose the proposed Rule and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Agencies) decision to re-write and rescind the science-based definitions contained in the 2015 Clean Water Rule (2015 CWR).” You may read the letter in full ...

Lakes Appreciation BINGO

In honor of Lakes Appreciation Month, we were proud to partner with our friends at Earth Science Laboratories to create a fun, kid-friendly game that helps raise awareness of lakes and the issues they face. From ESL: "Our lakes are such a valuable resource. They provide water, energy and enjoyment. This simple “bingo” game is designed to stir creativity, curiosity and action. So, dive right in! Your participation and interaction will push awareness about lake issues to the forefront. It’s reminder for us all to pause and appreciate something we often take for granted. This little game is also a great year round teaching tool for passing along ...

Lakes Appreciation Month Contest Alert

Our good friends over at Princeton Hydro are putting on a contest in honor of Lakes Appreciation Month! Want to win a free one-year NALMS membership AND a $100 Amazon gift card? Of course you do! HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST: During the month of July, get out on your local lake and take a few Secchi measurements. Snap a photo of yourself in action and post it to Facebook or Twitter using #LakesAppreciation and tag Princeton Hydro (@PrincetonHydro on Twitter!). (Note: Your account or post must be public for us to view your entry.) Submit your data to NALMS here! One lucky winner will be randomly selected on August 1, 2018.  The ...

NALMS Position on Source Water Protection

To coincide with Lakes Appreciation Month 2017, we are proud to release NALMS position on Source Water Protection, along with an in-depth white paper co-authored by Bradley Hufhines (Beaver Water District, Lowell, AR); Byron Winston, Ph.D. (AECOM, Houston, TX); Robert Morgan, Ph.D. (Arkansas Forest and Drinking Water Collaborative, Springdale, AR); and Chi Ho Sham, Ph.D. (Eastern Research Group, Lexington, MA). To view this and other position papers, visit our NALMS Position Papers webpage.