Ecology & Management of New Hampshire’s Lakes Webinar Series
We’re pleased to announce another new program for summer 2020—”Ecology & Management of New Hampshire’s Lakes” webinar series!
New Hampshire’s 1,000 lakes support a variety of plants, animals, and recreational uses. Tune in to this series and learn about the fascinating ecology and management of our lakes.
This series starts on Wednesday, August 12, at 7:00 p.m. These webinars are FREE, but pre-registration is required and space is limited. Read on below to find out more and to register!
Managing Recreational Safety on New Hampshire’s Lakes
Wednesday, August 12, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Our lakes are home to a variety of plant and animals—and, sometimes, people too! This summer, boating on our lakes has been particularly popular as people seek to get out into nature. Tune in to this session and learn how the New Hampshire Marine Patrol is helping to keep our lakes safe for all who recreate on them. You’ll get a refresher on basic boating laws and will find out what to do if you see something unsafe happening out on the lake.
Presented by Timothy Dunleavy, Captain, New Hampshire State Police—Marine Patrol
The Ecology of New Hampshire’s Lakes
Wednesday, August 19, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
There’s more to our lakes then meets the eye. New Hampshire’s lakes are fascinating and complicated ecosystems that have evolved over the past 15,000 years. Tune in and find out how our lakes formed and how and why they change from season to season. You’re sure to be entertained with some interactive trivia questions and stories of ‘strange’ things people have reported seeing in our lakes over the years.
Presented by Andrea LaMoreaux, Vice President of Programs & Operations, NH LAKES, and Krystal Costa Balanoff, Conservation Program Coordinator, NH LAKES
The Ecology & Management of Plants in New Hampshire’s Lakes
Wednesday, August 26, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Our lakes are home to a variety of plants—many that are beneficial for the ecosystem and some that are not. Tune in to find out how to recognize what’s growing and blooming in your favorite lake, and how to recognize a problematic plant. You’ll also learn what is being done to manage the growth of ‘weeds’ in our lakes. Be sure to bring your questions!
Presented by Amy Smagula, Exotic Species Program Coordinator, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
The Ecology & Management of Fish in New Hampshire’s Lakes
Wednesday, September 2, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
New Hampshire’s lakes are home to a variety of fish—from the tiniest bait fish to the grandest game fish. Tune in and learn how fish are a key part our the lake ecosystems and hear what the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is doing to keep the fisheries in our lakes healthy—and how you can help!
Presented by Scott Decker, Program Supervisor, Inland Fisheries Division, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department