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.”
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, CanadaOntario’s Waterfront Property Owners – Using Citizen Science to Build Credible Policy and Foster Stewardship
~ Terry Rees, Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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).