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ALMS Annual Report

Find out more about the Alberta Lake Management Society’s current programs and successes in our 2014-15 Annual Report. Download ALMS Annual Report 2014-2015

Posted in Policy

Got your feet wet sampling with an AWQA kit?

You can now upload your AWQA kit results here! Over 1000 people have participated in sampling events for 2015! Great work! Thank you to the Government of Alberta, EPCOR and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation for funding this program. You

Posted in Education, Monitoring, Outreach

Beaver River Watershed Alliance Invasive Aquatic Plant Workshop

Sunday July 26 at 1pm, the Beaver River Watershed Alliance is hosting an aquatic plant workshop at their office in Bonnyville and at Jessie Lake. If you’re in the area, come join us for a presentation on invasive plant identification

Posted in Education, Outreach

Call for Alberta Water Council Project Team Rep

The Water Conservation, Efficiency and Productivity initiative will begin the fourth phase of its work. ALMS has had a representative on the past three phases and is looking for someone to represent the Lake Environment Conservation sector on this working

Posted in Policy

Workshop Registration Now Open

Innovation. Collaboration. Adaptation. Join us in Stony Plain on September 24 & 25 for the 22nd ALMS Annual Workshop. Come and learn what is new in lake management. This workshop will showcase innovations in science, policy and stewardship. Hosted by

Posted in Policy

Aquatic Plant Workshop at Lac La Nonne

This Saturday (June 13th), the Lac La Nonne Enhancement and Protection Association is hosting an aquatic plant workshop at the Willowbend Resort at 1pm. If you’re in the area, come join us for a presentation on invasive plant identification tips

Posted in Policy

Pigeon Lake Nutrient Budget Released

Recent concerns over increased frequency and intensity of cyanobacterial blooms on Pigeon Lake has prompted intense study of the lake and its watershed. In 2013 work was done to characterize water quality, sediment quality, and non-fish biota. This data was

Posted in Policy

Municipal Government Act Review Submission

The Alberta Lake Management Society (ALMS) is providing these comments to the province regarding the Municipal Government Act (MGA) Review.  We intend that our input into the MGA could improve management of lake and environmental resources. We emphasize that a

Posted in Policy

Aquatic Invasive Species Update

Read the update on the ongoing provincial Aquatic Invasive Species program (spoiler alert: they’ve got sniffer dogs!). Remember you can contact ALMS for tools to monitor for the presence of invasive mussels at your lake and we can help you identify

Posted in Policy

Alberta Health Recreational Water Monitoring Results

Each summer Alberta Health Services (AHS) conducts routine water sampling of recreational waters to identify water quality problems and manage any associated health risks.  Samples are tested for feacal coliforms, cyanobacterial cell counts and microcystin concentrations. In 2013, AHS monitored

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