Promoting environmental stewardship through operations, research, education and outreach.
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.
The Texas Aquatic Plant Management Society (TAPMS) is a sub-unit of the Aquatic Plant Management Society. The Texas Aquatic Plant Management Society consists of aquatic vegetation management professionals, companies, researchers, students, and Extension specialists dedicated to the aquatic vegetation management issues in Texas. Our focus is on educating youth and adults about aquatic vegetation management and preservation of natural aquatic environments, including control of invasive aquatic plant species and conservation and propagation of native aquatic plant species including rare or threatened species.