An Annotated Atlas of the Freshwater Fishes of North Carolina

Bryn Tracy, former NCLMS President, founding member, and now retired, and colleagues from NOAA and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, just published: “An Annotated Atlas of the Freshwater Fishes of North Carolina”. Their abstract from[...]

Posted on November 04, 2020 by Foster Lake Read More

It’s Time to Enhance Your Lake, Pond or Stormwater Device

Since you are staying at home so much more now, why not enhance your lake, pond or stormwater device. Make it more attractive, productive, natural, accessible or just downright enjoyable. We thoroughly enjoy helping property owners get more[...]

Posted on May 06, 2020 by Foster Lake Read More

Minnows for Bait and Forage in Short Supply as More People go Fishing

Holy cow is it hard to find minnows! With so many people staying home, fishing has become incredibly popular. Many people use minnows for bait. Therefore, the minnow farmers are struggling to produce and deliver enough to us for stocking in[...]

Posted on May 01, 2020 by Foster Lake Read More

Controlling Geese Populations Around Lakes and Ponds

Migratory geese are elegant, charming creatures. Their brief visits during fall and winter make them very manageable. However, migratory goose populations are declining and resident populations of geese are increasing. Protected by law, having[...]

Posted on September 30, 2019 by Johnny Foster Read More

How to Protect Your Pooch From Toxic Algae

North Carolina Algal Bloom Map 

Posted on September 10, 2019 by Foster Lake Read More

Cyanobacteria… What?!

Cyanobacteria (formerly called “blue-green algae”)

Posted on August 14, 2019 by Foster Lake Read More

Keeping a Pond Healthy: A Microbial Perspective

There are few things more beautiful than a well maintained pond (not that we're biased) that is perfectly suited for its purpose. Our friends at Naturalake Biosciences published a great article on the delicate microbial communities that are the[...]

Posted on July 11, 2019 by Johnny Foster Read More

Probiotics vs Biocatalysts

Posted on June 13, 2019 by Foster Lake Read More

Foster Lake & Pond Management attends SLMP Annual Summit 2019

Foster Lake & Pond Management is an accredited member of the Society of Lake Management Professionals and recently attended the Annual Summit 2019 in Memphis, TN.  This professional organization is comprised of lake, pond, and stormwater[...]

Posted on February 18, 2019 by Foster Lake Read More

the 2018 Pond Clinic

Join the Foster Lake staff at a super cool pond event. Hosted by the Durham, Orange and Wake Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the 2018 Pond Clinic is an opportunity to learn more about ponds and their management. If you own a farm or are[...]

Posted on March 06, 2018 by Johnny Foster Read More