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SOLitude Lake Management Helps 267 Families Have a Happy Thanksgiving

November 24th, 2020

Pictured: Courtney Yogerst (left) and Leslie Bruns (right) at Hillcrest Middle School in Glendale, AZ. This year, families across the country are struggling emotionally and financially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now more than ever, SOLitude Lake Management is passionate and proud to provide food and donations to ensure deserving families are able […]

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Volunteers Put Their Heart and SOL into Supporting Local Communities

November 22nd, 2020

On November 20th, individuals from across the country came together to give thanks to the environment and our local communities through a multitude of volunteering and community service events. These initiatives were organized by SOLitude Lake Management in celebration of the second annual Heart and SOL Day, which the company established in 2019 as a […]

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5 Surprising Ways to Prolong Your Pond’s Retirement

November 19th, 2020

Written by Gavin Ferris, Ecologist AS SEEN IN National Community Association Institute’s (CAI) publication, Common Ground The very first fish I remember catching was a bullhead catfish. It was in a small pond in my grandparents’ HOA community that is still there today. Well, sort of. Though the pond had once been deep enough for fishing […]

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Top 5 Pond Management Articles of 2020

November 9th, 2020

The days have been slow, but the year has gone by fast! As we round out 2020, let’s take a look at the year’s most popular educational articles. Take a peek (or refresh your memory) with our top five, which cover all things aeration, toxic algae, shoreline erosion and the importance of lakes and ponds […]

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Top 5 Rules for Pond Management

November 4th, 2020

Written by Greg Blackham, Aquatic Specialist AS SEEN IN Parks and Rec Business publication. Whether you’ve recently stepped into a new role as a community manager or parks manager, or simply decided to turn more attention to the aesthetic needs of your facilities, there’s a good chance your responsibilities include overseeing a lake or stormwater […]

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5 Ways to Achieve a Community-Oriented Fishery

October 28th, 2020

Written by Aaron Cushing, Fisheries Biologist Due to the more fast-paced lifestyles of modern families, people spend less time meeting their neighbors and enjoying the outdoors. Thankfully, many new communities are being designed around lakes and ponds, giving children and families easy access to something I traveled long distances for as a kid – a […]

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The 3 Questions to Ask When It Comes to Invasive Aquatic Weeds

October 22nd, 2020

By Jason Luce, Lake Management Scientist Throughout history, humans have always been drawn to water. Each of us undoubtedly has positive memories centered around a lake, pond or river. After all, these resources have forever played an important role in the health, happiness and functionality of our communities by serving as sources of food, drinking […]

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Volunteer of the Third Quarter Impacts Local Florida Community

October 16th, 2020

Through SOLitude’s corporate volunteering and community outreach program, The SOLution, the company has named Customer Service Representative Flo Paterno of Pompano, FL, as Volunteer of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2020. Flo helped lead many impactful volunteering initiatives from July through September. As one the most active members of The SOLution program, she […]

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Don’t Miss Our Top 4 Fall Fisheries Articles!

October 1st, 2020

As we enter the cooler season, recreation around lakes and ponds slows, but it doesn’t have to stop completely! Fall is the perfect time to get started with unique fishing activities AND take a closer look at your goals and maintenance needs for your fishery in the upcoming year. Check out our top 4 articles […]

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3 Simple Steps for Successful Trophy Fisheries Management

September 22nd, 2020

Written by Dylan Kwak, Fisheries & Wildlife Scientist Developing a thriving trophy fishery is no easy task. To be successful, you must consider the various factors that could restrict productivity and develop a plan to create the ideal environment for fish growth. Growing massive and healthy largemouth bass or tiger muskies can be achieved by […]

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