The First In The World To Earn A Lake Management Degree

September 8th, 2014

Topics: SOLitude News

Derek_Johnson_SOLitude_Lake_Mgmt_09.2014_PR_photoSOLitude Lake Management, an industry leader in lake and pond management, fisheries management and related environmental services for the Eastern United States, is pleased to welcome Derek Johnson to the team. Derek is the first person to hold a Master of Science in Lake Management. He received his graduate degree from SUNY Oneonta in New York and focused his research and thesis on writing a comprehensive lake management plan for a lake association in New York.

Derek holds the designation of Certified Lake Manager through the North American Lake Management Society, an organization that brings scientists and professionals together to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs, and has over four years of experience in lake, pond and fisheries management. Derek’s undergraduate degree, from Paul Smith’s College in New York, is a Bachelor of Science in Fish and Wildlife Management with a concentration in fisheries management.

“Derek’s passion for fisheries and aquatic resources is in alignment with our core values in providing sustainable solutions for water quality management,” said Kevin Tucker, owner. “His extensive education and experience will greatly benefit our clients as well as our team. We are glad to have him!”

Since 1998, SOLitude Lake Management has been committed to providing full service lake and pond management services that improve water quality, preserve natural resources, and reduce our environmental footprint. Our services include lake, pond and fisheries management programs, algae and aquatic weed control, installation of fountains and aeration systems, water quality testing and restoration, bathymetry, lake vegetation studies, habitat assessments and nuisance wildlife management. We are the second largest distributor of AquaMaster fountains and aerators internationally and in the U.S. Lake and pond management services are available throughout the Eastern United States. Fisheries management consulting and aquatic products are available nationwide.

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