Celebrating 30 Years!
The Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program is 30 years old! We will be honoring our volunteers with a special celebration on Thursday, October 20, 2022.
New LMVP Documents
2022 LMVP Sampling Schedule
There may be thousands of these tiny animals in a gallon of lake water! Thank goodness.
Yes, we have fungi in our lakes, and some of them can swim!
A summary of 2020 sampling and tips to help make your samples count.
Map showing the 115 lake sites monitored by Lakes of Missouri Volunteer Program participants during 2020
Goose poop in lakes, what could go wrong?
Our typical volunteer has over 200 hours of experience collecting and processing water samples
We are now measuring cylindrospermopsin concentrations in many Missouri Lakes
We have some new tools for measuring water temperature at different lake depths
We'll try to answer this age-old question once and for all!
The next time you are paddling around a lake or pond, take a closer look at the surface of the water, especially near the shoreline. You will be surprised at what's going on!
See the results of the 2015 algal toxin monitoring and phone apps for lake lovers.
Tired of lying down on the pontoon boat to collect a water sample? This easy to make device keeps your belly dry!
Instructions are available here.