The Aquatic Plant Management Society, Inc. is an international organization of scientists, educators, students, commercial pesticide applicators, administrators, and concerned individuals interested in the management and study of aquatic plants. The membership reflects a diversity of federal, state, and local agencies; universities and colleges around the world; corporations; and small businesses.

2020 APMS Annual Meeting Canceled

After a period of evaluating feasibility of a smaller July 2020 in-person meeting led primarily by Texas APMS in response to disruption by COVID-19, the APMS Board of Directors determined that option to not be feasible and worked with its meeting planner to negotiate full cancellation of the July 2020 conference.

For more details, please visit the Annual Meeting Page

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APMS 2020 Michael D. Netherland Graduate Student Research Grant Application Extension

Please note that APMS has extended the proposal submittal date for the Michael D. Netherland APMS Graduate Student Research Grant to May 15, 2020.

The Aquatic Plant Management Society is soliciting proposals for the 2020 Michael D. Netherland Graduate Student Research Grant (GSRG). This two-year, $40,000 grant is awarded biannually to provide for a full-time graduate student to conduct research in aquatic plant or algae management techniques, or in aquatic ecology related to the biology or management of regionally or nationally recognized nuisance aquatic vegetation (macrophytes, algae, or cyanobacteria).

Read more about the GSRG

See the Announcement for the 2020 Grant:
Michael D. Netherland Graduate Student Research Grant

Our Mission

The Mission of the Aquatic Plant Management Society is to provide a forum for the discovery and dissemination of scientific information that advances aquatic plant and algae management policy and practice.