Lakes, Ponds & Streams

Pond and Lake Management Workshops

Nebraska Extension, the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, and Game and Parks have joined together to offer a series of pond and lake management introductory workshops.  These workshops are free and open to everyone who makes decisions for and about lakes and ponds or anyone who wants to learn more about protecting them.  If you’ve ever had an algae bloom, fish kill, murky water, or just want to know what’s going on in the lake, this workshop is for you.  There is no cost to attend these workshops, but reservations are required. The workshops will be held from 6-8pm as follows:

Workshop topics include:
  • How lakes function in Southeast Nebraska: characteristics and challenges
  • Managing waters for fisheries
  • Project funding and regulations
  • Lake management planning
  • Resolving Common Maintenance Problems (Algae, leaks, undesirable fish, fish kills, clarity, erosion, nuisance animals)
  • Develop an individualized maintenance plan for your pond!!
  • Project funding and regulations
  • Lake management planning
  • Resolving Common Maintenance Problems (Algae, fish kills, clarity, erosion, other pond animals)
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To register go to one of the following registration pages

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