California Small Business (Micro) Certification ID : 2004681
Lake Managers are directly involved in managing ponds, lakes, reservoirs and other bodies of water including their watersheds. Lake Managers make recommendations to governing groups and implement proper methods that affect the quality and use of these water bodies.
North American Lake Management Society
Eli is a licensed Pest Control Adviser in California and has worked in the aquatic plant management industry as an applicator, a private consultant, and as a manufacturing technical representative. Eli spent many years working in and traveling to remote wilderness areas of Alaska and Canada as a fishing and kayaking guide. Through these and other experiences he developed knowledge and skills that led him to seek an academic path geared towards the Outdoors. He received his undergraduate degree from UC Santa Barbara in 2007 where he majored in Geographic Information Science. After several years working as an independent GIS analyst for Fire & Police Departments, Indian Tribes, and other agencies, he returned to school in 2011 to obtain a masters degree in Limnology with an emphasis in Lake Management. Eli completed his thesis on Eutrophication of Lakes and Vegetation Management in 2013. Combining his education, skills and experiences, Eli worked as an Environmental Service Manager for a Lake Management company and is now working as an Aquatic Specialist for Alligare, LLC.
Aquatic Resource Consulting
California Weed Science Society
Board Member - Sponsors & Exhibitors