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35th Annual Indiana Lake Management Conference

Join ILMS for the 35th Annual Indiana Lakes Management Conference March 21 &22, 2024
at the Potawatomi Inn at pokagon state park in angola.

Potawatomi Inn

Register online and make plans to join us March 21-22 at the Potawatomi Inn at Pokagon State Park in Angola.  

Contact Sara Peel at or (765) 337-9100 if you have any questions.

Conference Timeline:


8:30 Registration Opens, Light Breakfast
9:00 Plenary Speaker Matt Meersman, St. Joseph River Basin Commission
10:00 Breakout Sessions (Two Concurrent Tracks)
12:00 Lunch
1:30 Breakout Sessions (Two Concurrent Tracks)
5:30 Reception and Silent Auction
6:30 Dinner and Awards


7:30 Registration Opens, Continental Breakfast
9:00 Legislative Update from Indra Frank, Hoosier Environmental Council
10:00 Limnology Workshop
11:30 Closing and Departure

Download the Conference Agenda

Topics Include:

  • Eel River Restoration Case Study
  • Lake Santee Creekbank Stabilization and Sediment Pond Case Study
  • Internal Phosphorus Loading in Lakes
  • Mute Swan Management
  • Water Quality Monitoring on a Budget
  • Study of Algal Bloom Occurrence
  • Lake Level Vulnerability Reviews
  • Regulatory and Permitting Roundtable
  • Summary of 2023 Indiana Clean Lakes Program Sampling Season Results

2024 Conference Rates:

Member - $135.00
Non Member - $160.00
Student - $55.00

Reserve Your Room
General Availability No Code Required

Call 877-563-4371 Ext 700 (Central Reservations)
Book Online here

Standard Room Rate for 2 Queen Beds - $119.99
*subject to availability/change

Silent Auction

ILMS holds a silent auction at the conference each year to raise funds to support undergraduate and/or graduate students interested in environmental science, aquatic ecosystems, or watershed management through the Student Scholarship Program.  If you have an item to contribute for the silent auction, please contact Brenten Reust.

Be an exhibitor or sponsor!
Support our conference by being an exhibitor or sponsor. You can sign up and pay online here.

2024 Sponsors:  THANK YOU


Aquatic Enhancement and Survey

Aquatic Control


Pond Champs 


Aquatic Weed Control 

Cygnet Enterprises

Davey Resource Group

Lake and Pond Biologist



City of Angola MS4


Steuben County Lakes Council

Steuben County Soil & Water Conservation District

SWCA Environmental Consultants


Arion Consultants 


Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Fund

St. Joseph River Watershed Initiative

Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation


Hoosier Environmental Council

Indiana DNR Division of Water

IU Indiana Clean Lakes Program

Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society (MAPMS)

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