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Whitefish lakes conference taking submissions

| February 10, 2023 12:00 AM

The Whitefish Lake Institute is hosting the Montana Lakes Conference this fall and is taking science abstract submissions now in preparation for the gathering.

The conference runs Oct. 18-20 with the theme conference being “Montana Lakes at Risk; Challenges and Opportunities.”

The conference is expected to gather participants from academic, nonprofit, government, business organizations, and the public to discuss scientific and applied studies presenting challenges facing Montana’s Lakes while also providing solutions and success stories brought about through best management practices, policy, and citizen-led conservation efforts.

A pre-conference workshop led by water mitigation experts from on the topic of water conflict management and transformation will be open to the public and conference attendees.

The conference will be held at The Lodge at Whitefish Lake. Developed to exchange knowledge, ideas and experiences, and to introduce new approaches to help manage and protect our lakes, the conference will celebrate Montana’s lakes and the people who work to understand and protect them.

Attendees will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in innovative, practical, and applied lake management techniques and current research. Networking opportunities will allow attendees with varied experiences to compare notes and collaborate on important lake management issues.

Registration for the conference begins in August. For more information, visit or call 406-862-4327.