Lakes Conference

New England Chapter Of The North American Lake Management Society (NEC-NALMS)

NEC-NALMS has moved away from offering a regional conference to an online approach for networking and sharing information. They plan to offer webinars at least twice a year instead of the annual conference. Join their email list by becoming a member and never miss a notification.

NEC-NALMS webinars

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the Northeast Chapter of the North American Lake Management Society kicked off its new webinar series. Their April 21, 2020, inaugural webinar Restoring Living Shorelands featured presentations on Best Management Practices (BMPs) for lake-friendly development. 

The Restoring Living Shorelands webinar recording is available on the NALMS YouTube channel and features three speakers, each presentation is about 20 minutes long and an additional half hour for questions.  The presentations are:

  • Vermont Shoreland BMPs: Native Plants for Storm water Treatments, presented by Laura Dlugolecki, MS, BA – VTANR Lakes and Ponds Shoreland Permit Specialist
  • Ecological Designs for Water Quality, Wildlife, and Well-Being, presented by Holly Greenleaf, MS, BA – Ecological Landscape Designer
  • Bioengineering Methods and Case Studies to Stabilize Eroding Shores, presented by Amy Picotte, MS, BA – VTANR Lakes and Ponds Lakeshore Manager

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