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Activity Book

The Understanding Invasive Aquatic Weeds Booklet includes classroom and homework activities that introduce students to the importance of native plants in lakes, rivers, and wetlands and the destructive potential of invasive weeds to these resources. Click here to download a pdf.

If you have any questions or comments regarding the activity booklet, please contact:


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The APMS PowerPoint is in a presentation format that can be readily used at professional and/or public meetings to explain the activities and mission of the Aquatic Plant Management Society. The presentation includes who we are, our mission statement, history, core values, membership, regional chapters, the annual meeting, student initiatives, research grants, awards, and resources. A PDF version may be viewed or downloaded here. Please contact a board member if you would like to use the PowerPoint.




The APMS Education and Outreach Committee has prepared a 54″x 54″ Mylar poster for members to exhibit at conventions, public meetings, and other extension events. The display discusses APMS history and missions as well as the Society‚Äôs four major focus areas of aquatic plant problems, research, management and education.

Two copies of the poster are available along with two tabletop displays. Each display is contained in a single, 38-pound case with wheels and handles to facilitate transportation. The posters and displays can be ordered by contacting Jeff Schardt at 850-245-2815 or APMS will pay round trip shipping if necessary.