FOCA at NALMS Symposium November 2016

November 1-4, 2016, Banff, Alberta – FOCA’s Executive Director Terry Rees took part in this prestigious international event, the North American Lake Management Society’s (NALMS) annual symposium. This year’s NALMS Symposium was titled, “Science to Stewardship: Balancing Economic Growth with Lake Sustainability.”

panel-view2-citizen-science-nalms-2016FOCA’s Executive Director was part of a panel on Citizen-Science Monitoring Programs:

30 Years of Citizen Lake Monitoring in Wisconsin
~ Paul Skawinski, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USAFlorida LAKEWATCH: Citizen Scientists Protecting Florida’s Aquatic Systems
~ Mark Hoyer, Florida LAKEWATCH, Gainesville, Florida, USALessons Learned from Ontario’s Citizen-Based Lake Monitoring Program
~ Anna M. DeSellas, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Dorset, Ontario, Canadaterry-at-nalms-2016-cropOntario’s Waterfront Property Owners – Using Citizen Science to Build Credible Policy and Foster Stewardship
~ Terry Rees, Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Click here to access the NALMS program from the 2016 event.

Read a detailed summary about the workshop, “Building Bridges: Citizens, Science and Policy,” including links to Terry’s and others’ presentations, by clicking here.

Read an article about the symposium in the Calgary Herald (Nov.1/16).

Michelle LewinFOCA at NALMS Symposium November 2016