Lake Host Training Videos

Learn how to Lake Host from the comfort of your own home!

Check out these training videos to learn what it means to be a Lake Host, how to manage a Lake Host Program at your ramp, and how to raise more funding for your program.

How to Lake Host

Learn what it takes to be a Lake Host. Staff local boat access sites to teach the public about prevention methods and help boaters remove plants and animals from boats, trailers, and gear. 

Find these common questions about Lake Hosting at the following timestamps:

  • Lake Host Position Description and Expectations @ 00:50
  • How to Conduct a Boater Survey @ 32:50
  • Downloading the Boater Survey App @ 50:00
  • Open Questions @ 1:05:30

Lake Host Program Administration

Training video for Lake Host Program Local Managers and Local Coordinators conducting data management and administration of the Lake Host Program. 

How to Download the Lake Host Field App

Learn how to access the Lake Host Field App with step-by-step directions for those new to it or who need to redownload it to their smartphones. Returning Lake Hosts with the survey previously downloaded do not need to re-download it.

Fundraising for your Lake Host Program

The Lake Host Charitable Giving Program helps our local partners raise funds to provide more hours for Lake Host employees at the ramp. You can add MORE protection to your lake from invading invasive species by encouraging supporters to make a charitable contribution.