Recent Webinar

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020  -  noon to 1:00pm

Microplastics in Lake Mead National Recreation Area:  Occurence and Biological Uptake

Presenter: Austin Baldwin, M.S.

Click here to view a recording of this webinar

The California Lake Management Society facilitates short web-based seminars discussing various lake management techniques and principles, they are open to anyone who would like to listen in or participate.  Be sure to subcribe to the CALMS Newsletter to receive updates about upcoming webinar events, with instructions for how to join them. 


We also host links to other lake management webinars, such as the "Mercury in Reservoirs" series from USGS.

Previous Webinars:

Managed Nitrate Addition for Lake Water Qualty Enhancement

Presenter: Marc Beutel, Ph.D., P.E.

Full recording of the presentation here.

May 20, 2020

Impacts of Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms on Recreational Beneficial Uses: the Water Board's FHABs Program

Presenter:  Keith Bouma-Gregson, Ph.D

Full recording of the presentation here.

April 20, 2020

A Review and Perspective on Dam Safety in the US and California

Presenter:  Martin W. McCann, Jr.

February 11, 2020

Application of Satellite Remote Sensing for Routine Monitoring of Water Quality in Water-Utility Lakes and Reservoirs

Presenter:  Seyoum Gebremariam, PhD, PE

July 23rd, 2019


Climate Change Effects at Higher Elevations

Lake Ice Dynamics and How That May Impact Ecology and/or Water Supply

Presenter:  Tim Caldwell, PhD

March 6, 2019

USGS "Mercury in Reservoirs" Series

View the presentations and supporting materials on the USGS website

Seven webinars, Topics include mercury sources from historical gold mining, mercury methylation and bioaccumulation in food webs, management tools, and current scientific studies in California and elsewhere in the western U.S. that are addressing mercury issues. 

February 14 - May 2, 2018

Managing Aquatic Invasives In Your Lake

Best Practices For Inspection and Decontamination

Presenters:  "Quagga D" Davis & Debi DeShon

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 

Lake Maintenance Guidance

Learning From OneWorker’s Death: Using Investigation Findings and Digital Stories to Highlightand Prevent Lake Maintenance Worker Drownings

Presenters:  Laura Styles, MPH & Tracy Barreau

Tuesday March 29, 2016

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