The mission of the Florida Lake Management Society is to promote protection, enhancement, conservation, restoration and management of Florida’s aquatic resources; provide a forum for education and information exchange; and advocate environmentally sound and economically feasible lake and aquatic resource management for the citizens of Florida.

Annual membership runs from August 1 to July 31 each year. Registration for the full 3 day annual symposium includes a FREE annual membership.

Annual Dues: (See below for member benefits)

Individual: $50
Non-Profit Organization:
$70 (For those entities holding 501(c)(3) status)
Business/Corporate: $130 (For businesses only, includes advertising options)
Student / Volunteer: FREE

To qualify for Student membership, students must be enrolled in 12 hours undergrad or 9 hours graduate. Volunteers must be active with a recognized volunteer group such as LAKEWATCH and also not a full time employee.)

To renew your membership via credit card, please call Maryann at 352-434-5025.

For new members or those needing to submit via check, click here to download the membership application!

Membership LevelStudent/VolunteerIndividualNot for Profit OrganizationBusiness/CorporationContributor
Subscription to FLMS e-newsletterXX X X X
Free admission to Chapter meetingsX X X X X
Access to members-only pages on the FLMS web site X X X X
Organizational Certificate of Recognition X X X X
Full voting rights X X X X
Entitlement for election to Board of Directors X X X X
Opportunity to place one (1) technical and/or educational article per year in the newsletter (content subject to approval of the editor) X X X
$50 Discount on exhibit space at the annual conference X X
Two memberships for named representatives X X
Business card posting in the FLMS newsletter X X
Business card posting on the FLMS website X X
Company listing/advertising in the Annual Membership Directory X X
Once a year access to FLMS membership list for marketing purposes X X
Advanced opportunities for sponsorships X X
Commitment highlighted in the annual membership directory X

The Florida Lake Management Society is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization Federal ID # 52-1754014. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll free within the State 1-800-435-7352. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the State.  FLMS receives 100% of each charitable contribution.  State registration CH3578.