Regional Update – Midsouth APMS Meeting Wrap-up


The 32nd Annual MidSouth APMS Meeting was held in Tunica, Mississippi this past September.  As many may know, a successful meeting does not occur without the hard work and dedication of the Board of Directors and all of the committee chairs and members.  A big thank you is warranted to all who contributed to the meeting and made it such a great success.


Dr. John Madsen teaching applicator workshop

This years MSAPMS meeting featured an Applicator Workshop, which was very well received.  Thanks to Dr. John Madsen and all of those who made the workshop such a success.  MSAPMS also added a special event to the agenda to raise money for the MSAPMS Scholarship Fund.  A Scholarship Trap Shoot was held at The Willows Sporting and Clays Center and was well attended.  This event seemed to be quite a hit and a great time had by all!


The Society owes a lot of thanks to their outgoing President, Gerald Adrian, for his leadership as President this past year.  Gerald has volunteered for many years in MSAPMS and has contributed to its success.  A Society like MSAPMS is only as strong as the service of its members.

Airboats, always the show stoppers

Airboats, always the show stoppers

One of the goals of the MSAPMS is to be the voice for aquatic plant management in the MidSouth region.  With many members in the Society, MSAPMS has the knowledge and expertise available to make a difference.  The thoughts of those involved and affected by aquatic plants and their management need to be voiced and heard!


The next annual meeting will be held in conjunction with the National APMS at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto in Savannah, Georgia, July 13-16, 2014.  This is guaranteed to be an extraordinary meeting, so plan to attend and bring the family!

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