NALMS Achievement Awards: Secchi Disk Award

North American Lake Management Society (NALMS)

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Deadline: Aug 15, 2020

Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Fields of work: Limnology Freshwater Conservation Water Resource Management

Applicant type: Research Scientist, Faculty, Unaffiliated Researcher, Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: North America

Location of residency: North America

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Our Mission

To forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs for today and tomorrow.

NALMS is not focused on professionals, academic researchers, or any smaller interest group alone. Rather NALMS is a melting pot, welcoming anyone interested in lakes.

NALMS goals are:

  • To promote the exchange of information on aspects of managing lakes and their watersheds.
  • To promote public awareness of lake ecosystems.
  • To encourage public support for promoting management of lakes and their watersheds.
  • To provide guidance to agencies involved in management activities for lakes and their watersheds.
  • To boost the professional status of those engaged in managing lakes and their watersheds.
  • To identify needs and encourage research on lake ecology and watershed management.

Secchi Disk Award

The Secchi Disk Award is given annually to recognize and honor the NALMS member who has made the most significant contributions to the goals and objectives of the society.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Secchi Disk Award nominations must be NALMS members. 
  • Any individual or entity may submit nominations. 

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member.


  • Current NALMS board members, and members of the NALMS Awards Committee are not eligible for nomination.


This page was last reviewed June 23, 2020 and last updated June 23, 2020