Online Learning

Many organizations are offering online learning opportunities. The list below highlights many current lake-related online events. These events welcome lake professionals and the public. You may also wish to explore these websites for additional events, recordings of past events, and more: 

2020 Michigan Inland Lakes Convention presentation recordings

Michigan Lakes and Streams Association

Michigan State University Extension

Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership

North American Lake Management Society

To have your live webinar or virtual event included here, contact us.

 

Events Listing

All times Eastern. "$" indicates there may be a cost to participate.

NEW August 17, 2:00 PM: Why do anglers release baitfish? An application of the Theory of Planned Behavior. Presented by Margaret McEachran, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Host: North American Invasive Species Management Association. Register.

September 13, 3:00 PM: Local use of volunteer-collected data: Spotlight on Long Island Sound and Oklahoma. Presented by Nikki Spiller, Harbor Watch; and Cheryl Cheadle, Oklahoma Blue Thumb. Register.

September 14-16: Michigan Inland Lakes Convention: Protecting lakes today for tomorrow. Host: Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership. More details. $

September 22, 9:00 AM: Yooper Troopers: Lessons learned in controlling Phragmites in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Presented by Nick Cassel, UP Resource Conservation and Development Council. Host Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. More details.

October 25-27: Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference. Hosts: Invasive Plants Association of Wisconsin, Midwest Invasive Plant Network, and Minnesota Invasive Species Advisory Council. Learn about online attendance options. $

November 10, 9:00 AM: Treat me right! Rules, regulations, and best practices for controlling aquatic invasive species in Michigan's inland lakes. Presented by Eric Calabro, Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. Host: Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. More details.

November 14-17: North American Lake Management Society's 42nd International Symposium. Learn about online participation options. $

NEW November 16, 2:00 PM. Invasive Mussel Collaborative tools and accomplishments. Presented by Ashley Elgin, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Diane Waller, US Geological Survey; and Jeff Tyson, Great Lakes Fishery Commission. Host: North American Invasive Species Management Association. Register.

April 24-28, 2023: 13th National Monitoring Conference. (hybrid conference with limited virtual format) Host: National Water Quality Monitoring Council. More details. $