Protecting Pennsylvania Lakes for Future Generations

The Pennsylvania Lake Management Society commonly known as “PALMS” or “PA Lakes” is a non-profit organization dedicated to the management, restoration, and protection of Pennsylvania’s lakes and surrounding watersheds. PALMS is comprised of lake and watershed associations, concerned citizens and watershed management professionals from the private and public sector with the common interest of protecting Pennsylvania lakes for future generations.

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2020 PALMS Annual Conference

Call for Presenters is now open. Deadline for Abstracts is November 1, 2019. Click here for details.

2020 PALMS Conference will be held March 4th & 5th.  The 30th Annual PALMS Conference will be held at the Wyndham Garden State College. Registration and Conference agenda will be posted once it becomes available.  We look forward to seeing you in Happy Valley for:

Applicator credits
Concurrent sessions
Keynote speakers
Exhibitors & so much more!

NEW! Online Aquatic Pesticide Course

Penn State Extension’s Aquatic Pesticide Management: Using Aquatic Herbicides for Pond Weeds and Algae. 

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Governor Wolf and the House of Representatives declare July as Lakes Appreciation Month in Pennsylvania!

 July has been proclaimed Lakes Appreciation Month in Pennsylvania by Governor Tom Wolf.  In further support, Representative Parke Wentling, introduced a resolution declaring July 2019 as “Lakes Appreciation Month” in Pennsylvania.  The House of Representatives recognized the month under House Resolution 366 and the Senate passed Senate Resolution 177 sponsored by Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne). 

You can view the full press release here: Press-Release-Lake-Apprec-2019docx2.pdf