You are here

News & Events

Lake and Pond Management for Homeowners Associations

Presented recently at an ILMA POD session.

Phragmites 101

ILMA PODS Presentation from November 9, 2017. Presented by Paul Bollinger, President and Ecologist at Bollinger Environmental, Inc.

The Illinois Lakes Blog

The Illinois Lakes Blog is meant to serve as a resource for anyone and everyone who is concerned about the condition of our waters in the State of Illinois and beyond.  In Illinois we do not


ILMA LAKES Grant Replacement Challenge: We are issuing a challenge to all our members as well as all other Illinois Lakes and Watershed Stakeholders to help fund the continuing vital activities of this organization!

Lake Education Assistance Program (LEAP) Grants

This Illinois EPA grant program provides funding (up to $500 per application period) for lake and lake watershed related educational field trips, seminars or workshops, projects, or activities.

Invasive Species Awarness

Invasive species are plants, animals, or pathogens that are non-native (or alien) to the ecosystem under consideration and whose introduction causes or is likely to cause harm.

Recommended Links

If you would like to recommend a link to be included on the list please send us the URL and a brief comment about the aims and usefulness of the site, (although, please note that we cannot guarantee to add the link you recommend).


Stay up to date with the ILMA Newsletter. members received quarterly newsletter packed with current events and importatnt issues. ILMA has included a selection of some of the quarterly newsletters ILMA has sent out to their members.

Fundamentals of Urban Runoff Management

Studies have shown that urban runoff is a significant source of nonpoint source pollution. The EPA has estimated that about 30 percent of known pollution to our nation's waters is attributable to stormwater runoff.