15 results for tag: student programs


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 ...

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 ...