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Jody Connor Student Awards 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2021 Contact: Philip Forsberg, Director of Programs & Operations Phone: 608-233-2836 Email: info@nalms.org North American Lake Management Society Announces 2020 Student Award Winners COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Each year, NALMS presents student awards to the best student presentation and best student poster at the annual NALMS symposium. The awards are named in memory of Jody Connor, a long-time friend of NALMS who was active on the Education Committee and participated in the reviews of student presentations and posters. The first-place winner receives a check for $200 and a plaque. Honorable mention or ...

Jody Connor Student Awards – 2019

Each year NALMS presents student awards to the best student presentation and best student poster at the annual NALMS symposium. The awards are sponsored by SUNY Oswego. The NALMS Board renamed the student award as the Jody Connor Student Award in memory of Jody Connor, a long-time friend of NALMS who was active on the Education Committee and participated in the reviews of student presentations and posters. The first-place winner receives a check for $200 and a plaque. Honorable mention or second place winners receive a plaque. The Student Awards Committee is chaired by Frank Browne. Members of the committee include Amy Smagula, Harry Gibbons, Holly ...

Student Video Series: “Lake Management – Chemical and Physical Alterations”

NALMS is seeking student-produced videos of "Lake Management - Chemical and Physical Alterations" for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. In addition to the basic requirements in the Video Evaluation Rubric, this video can cover: Defining lake management Definition of chemical-physical alterations General examples with pros and cons OR a case study with key requisites (e.g., only recommend in soft water) and/or assumptions (e.g., no drastic water level fluctuation) Conclusion References cite and additional resources (if available) Awards for top video include: $500 USD travel award to ...

Student Video Series: “Lake Management – Biomanipulation”

NALMS is seeking student-produced videos of "Lake Management - Biomanipulation" for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. In addition to the basic requirements in the Video Evaluation Rubric, this video can cover: Defining lake management Definition of biomanipulation General examples with pros and cons OR a case study with key requisites (e.g., only recommend in soft water) and/or assumptions (e.g., no drastic water level fluctuation) Conclusion References cite and additional resources (if available) Awards for top video include: $500 USD travel award to annual NALMS conference; free ...

Spring LakeLine (Student Issue) Now Available!

Happy spring! We are excited to launch the first wholly electronic version of LakeLine Magazine (perhaps we should start calling it e-LakeLine)! This issue marks NALMS’ movement away from paper copies of LakeLine, in an effort to have a greener footprint and to reduce costs in production for our non-profit organization. The content is the same, and now we can also include live links to our advertisers so you can “click and go” on an ad of interest. We hope that you find the electronic version convenient to read, as it will always be at your fingertips on your mobile device or other computer system. As always, your feedback is welcome. Simply ...

Student Video Series: “Lake Management”

NALMS is seeking student-produced videos of "Lake Management" for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. In addition to the basic requirements in the Video Evaluation Rubric, this video can cover: Defining lake management How to identify, describe, and define lake and reservoir problems Evaluation of available lake and watershed management practices to address specific problems to protect water quality (please avoid mention of brand names) Describe the process of developing a site-specific lake or reservoir management plan Examples of applied lake management plans and their outcomes Aw...

Jody Connor Student Awards – 2018

The poster session at the 2018 Symposium was held on Halloween. Each year NALMS presents student awards to the best student presentation and best student poster at the annual NALMS symposium. The awards are sponsored by SOLitude Lake Management. The NALMS Board renamed the student award as the Jody Connor Student Award in memory of Jody Connor, a long-time friend of NALMS who was active on the Education Committee and participated in the reviews of student presentations and posters. The first-place winner receives a check for $200 and a plaque. Honorable mention or second place winners receive a plaque. The Student Awards ...

Student Video Series: “Harmful Algal Blooms”

NALMS is seeking student-produced videos of "Harmful Algal Blooms" for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. In addition to the basic requirements in the Video Evaluation Rubric, this video should cover: General explanation of a HAB and relevant thresholds for human health (e.g., World Health Organization thresholds for cell and toxin concentrations) General knowledge of conditions in which HABs occur Research needs regarding HABs Explain what the public should know about HABs Explain the temporal and spatial dynamics of HAB occurrences Tools and guidance for safe HAB sampling for ...

Student Video Series: “Limnology in Winter”

NALMS is seeking student-produced videos of "Limnology in Winter" for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. In addition to the basic requirements in the Video Evaluation Rubric, this video should cover: Explanation of why winter limnology is important General knowledge of lakes in winter including temperature and dissolved oxygen profiles Research opportunities in winter limnology Explain the hypothesis/-es of your winter limnology project, specific predictions, and results (if available) or current state of project Explain the dynamics of winter productivity across a wide sample of ...

Student Video Series: TWO entry opportunities!

NALMS is seeking student-produced videos related to: 1) Macrophytes; and 2) Aquatic Invasive Species for inclusion in the video series hosted on the NALMS YouTube channel and website. More information on each of these topics can be found in their respective RFV. Awards for top video include: $500 USD travel award to annual NALMS conference; free one-year NALMS membership; promotion on NALMS website, YouTube channel, and social media platforms; and an award and recognition at the annual NALMS conference.* *If a video is authored by multiple students, these award benefits will be split equally among the authors. Deadline for Macrophytes video ...