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

Stormwater Control Measures  & Maintenance for the Fall Season

As the temperature begins to cool and leaves start to fall, your Storm Water Professional should begin to perform seasonal lake and outdoor upkeep. 

Seasonal Upkeep around your lake or pond

Seeding & Turf Repair

The Fall is a great time to[...]

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Foster Lake Read More

Fall Fisheries Management

As temperatures cool and the pumpkin spice starts to be sprinkled into everything on the planet, fisheries biologists start pulling out the waders, nets, and shocking boats.  The Fall is an exciting and productive time for your lake or pond’s[...]

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Mitchell Morton Read More

Hurricane preparedness for lake and pond owners

“Prepare for the worse and hope for the best”.

Due to the number of calls we’ve had from customers and clients asking for advice on preparing for hurricanes, we are providing some general comments. Specific recommendations depend upon the[...]

Posted on September 06, 2017 by Johnny Foster Read More