Weekly News & Updates

Inside This Newsletter

February 4,2024

I- Water Quality Technical Check-In Session

II- Manual Control Methods Training

III- 2024 Internship Opening

IV- Submit Your Ice-In Data

V- Webinar Series with Maine Lakes

VI- From our Partners...

VII- Office Hours

WQ Technical Check-In Session

Join Tristan for a Water Quality Tech Session on Wednesday, February 7th. Bring your questions for an engaging discussion on data, cyanobacteria, and state of lakes. Explore changing weather conditions and their impact on lakes.

See you on February 7th, at 2:00 PM!


Manual Control Methods Training

Join Lake Stewards of Maine (LSM) and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the 2024 Aquatic Invasive Plant Manual Control Methods Training.

Pre-registration is required. The event is part one of a two-part series, with a mandatory online quiz for participation in an in-person training.

Join us on February 13, 2024 at 9:00 AM

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LSM offers Internship Opportunities for 2024!

Apply Now!

Submit Your Ice-In Data

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Thaw(tful) Insights on Lakes

Webinar Series

A Winter Presentation and Discussion Series

In the upcoming months, Lake Stewards of Maine and Maine Lakes will jointly present an engaging webinar series covering diverse topics related to lakes. Each session will feature a brief presentation, followed by an opportunity for open dialogue and discussion. 

Webinar Schedule


Ice Tracking, February 15, 5:00 pm

Presented by Tristan Taber, LSM staff

Ice coverage is an important metric of climate conditions and a factor in the health of Maine lakes. Tristan will give a brief overview of ice coverage sampling and methodology, and discuss what we are seeing so far based on data collected by volunteers.

Register - Ice Data

Crayfish Ecology, March 7, 5:00 pm Presented by Dr. Karen Wilson, Associate Research Faculty at the University of Southern Maine

Dr. Wilson will lead an informed and engaging discussion about Maine’s crayfish population.

Register- Crayfish

More webinars to be announced in the coming weeks.

Notice from our Partners, Colleagues and Collaborators

If you have any questions regarding this program, please reach out to them directly.

Mitchell Center Talks Series

February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Talk – Making Sausages: Creating “Our Maine,” a book exploring Maine’s rich natural heritage

Speakers: Aram JK Calhoun, Emeritus Professor of Wetland Ecology and Conservation, Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology, University of Maine Malcolm "Mac" Hunter, Emeritus Professor, Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries...

More information and other events in series available on their website.

Maine Water and Sustainability Conference

Thursday, March 28, 2024 | Augusta Civic Center

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Office Hours

Monday - Thursday

8:30 AM -4:30 PM

Closed Fridays

(staff working remotely)

We recommend calling ahead,

(207) 783-7733.

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