Saturday, September 12th 2015 (9 AM-12 PM)
Join the Indiana Clean Lakes Program at the Biological Field Station at Crooked Lake for an introduction to invasive plant monitoring in Indiana. Learn about species that are threatening our water systems and gain skills to identify their presence before it is too late! Attendees receive guided instruction along with the hands-on identification activities with live plants. Refreshments provided by our sponsors, Indiana Lakes Management Society.
Saturday, September 12th 2015 (12 PM-2 PM)
Join the Indiana Clean Lakes Program at the Biological Field Station at Crooked Lake for a day of fun and relaxation. Colder weather is quickly approaching, this may be one of your last chances to enjoy some beautiful Indiana lakeside views and activities. Catch up with old friends and make some new contacts! Food is provided free of charge thanks to our sponsor, Indiana Lakes Management Society.
Thank you to those who submitted secchi data during the month of July! Ongoing data submissions are welcome and appreciated.
Keep an eye out for the 2015 series of Training Workshops! Participants learn basics of vegetation surveys and plant identification. Check out the flyer from a previous workshop. We hope to see you for the first time or again in 2015!
July is the month of Lake Appreciation! Take the opportunity to enjoy the lakes in your area and get involved by participating in recreational activities, clean-up events and/or educational activities. Check out the website for some great ideas.
Indiana Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring Training Workshop Friday, July 24th, 2015 from 9:00am-12:00pm
We will be hosting a training workshop to learn the basics of identifying aquatic plants and conducting vegetation surveys. The workshop will be held at Indiana University Research and Teaching Preserve. Everyone (current and new volunteers) is welcome and multiple volunteers per lake are encouraged. RSVP is not required but appreciated. For contact information and further description click here.
2015 Northern Indiana Lakes Festival
Join us at the 2015 Northern Indiana Lakes Festival on Saturday, June 20th 2015at Center Lake in Warsaw, IN.
Join us at the 2015 Indiana Lakes Management Society annual Conference on Thursday and Friday, March 5th and 6th at Oakwood Resort on Lake Wawasee in Syracuse, IN.
This conference is an opportunity to learn the latest about lakes management, hear updates about on-going projects, and meet and interact with people who have similar interests and concerns about lakes. Registration information and a preliminary agenda are available online. For more information and to register, go to: http://www.indianalakes.org/conference_2015.html
We will be continuing with our volunteer refresher/training breakfast again this year. We will have a designated section where volunteer monitors can gather to meet with us and each other to share experiences, discuss data, refresh your training, or talk about anything else on your mind.
We hope to see you there!
The Indiana Clean Lakes Volunteer Monitoring Program will be hosting a training workshop to learn the basics of conducting vegetation surveys and plant identification at Ivy Tech in Rochester, IN. If you plan to attend, please register by September 23rd, 2014. Take a look at the attached flyer for more information
Join the Indiana Clean Lakes Program at the Biological Field Station on Crooked Lake for an afternoon of fun and relaxation on Saturday August 30th 2014 from 12-2pm. To RSVP email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 812-855-1600.
Join us for a classroom and field training program at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College on July 19th, 2014. RSVP to Indianaclp@gmail.com by July 11th, 2014.
The Indiana Watershed Leadership Program offers free webinars so you can learn at your convenience and save time and money on travel. Enjoy learning without leaving your office. The free monthly webinar series for 2013 included a webinar by Indiana Clean Lakes Program Director, Melissa Clark, "Limnology 101: A Brief Introduction". A link to her webinar as well as the current schedule of upcoming webinars can be found on their website by following the link above.