Friday, January 5, 2018

PA Lake Management Society Conference March 7-8, Award Nominations, Photo Contest

The PA Lake Management Society will hold its 28th Annual Conference on March 7-8 at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center in State College.
Each year PALMS coordinates a two day conference for those interested in learning more about pond and lake management.
Whether you are a professional Lake Manager, a member of a Lake Association, a Chemical Applicator, a student, or simply have a desire to learn more about the state of Pennsylvania's Lakes, this Conference would be a benefit to you.
The Conference agenda covers a wide range of topics such as invasive aquatic plant identification and eradication, case studies of publicly funded projects and stewardship programs, management or remediation techniques, habitat or fishery improvement, and chemical application techniques.
Core and Category Credits are available for professional chemical applicators for many of the Conference presentations.
The PALMS Board is once again offering travel scholarship(s) to anyone interested in attending the Conference.  The deadline for applications is January 26.
Interested individuals will need to complete and submit a simple application.  Completed applications can be emailed to or mailed to: PALMS
PO Box 111, Huntington Mills, PA 18622
Travel scholarships are made possible because of generous bidders at the annual silent auction held during the PALMS Conference.
Lake Awards Nominations
PALMS will present awards to recognize organizations and individuals that have contributed to the science of lake and watershed management in 2017. Deadline for submissions February 5.
These awards were established to encourage the advancement of the principle goal of PALMS: the development of partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the protection and management of lakes, ponds, and reservoirs.
The awards are an excellent opportunity to recognize the many outstanding efforts of organizations and individuals.
Click Here for Lake Award nomination information.
Photo Contest
Submit your best Pennsylvania lake or pond photograph to the 17th Annual PALMS Photo Contest!  The deadline for entries is March 7.
Winners will be selected at the PALMS Conference. You are not required to be present to win. Prizes will be awarded for the top three photos. In addition, the first place photo may be featured on the PALMS website and showcased in the PALMS newsletter What’s Wet.
Click Here for photo contest details.
To register and for all the Conference details, visit the PALMS’ 28th Annual Conference webpage.

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