Sustaining Members

Thank you, Sustaining Members!

The Aquatic Plant Management Society is grateful for our Sustaining Members whose generous annual contributions sponsor our most important core values, especially education and outreach initiatives.

Sustaining Membership costs $500 and includes membership privileges for one designated representative; subscription to the “Journal of Aquatic Plant Management”; access to the APMS newsletters and social media content; recognition as a Sustaining Member in newsletters, the Annual Meeting Program, and on the APMS website.

Please read about the APMS Sustaining Members below and learn more about them by visiting their websites.

2021-2022 Sustaining Members

Alligare, a global leader in post-patent herbicide solutions and vegetation management, serves clients in the aquatic, forestry, range/pasture, roadway, utility/pipeline, and railroad markets. As an ADAMA Company, Alligare is connected to one of the largest chemical supply chains in the world, giving our customers access to the best active ingredients available at the best pricing possible. Alligare’s field sales team provides technical expertise, training and ongoing support for clients. Alligare makes Vegetation Management Simple!

Since 1981, Applied Aquatic Management, Inc., (AAM) has provided innovative and effective water management services, selective vegetation control, wetland management and exotic weed control. AAM has clients throughout Florida including developers, homeowners associations, golf courses, mobile home communities, utilities, local, state and federal government agencies and industry. Our experienced professional staff provides unique knowledge along with advanced equipment to manage all types of waterway, right-of-way, wetland, and upland systems.

Aqua Services performs lake and pond management for utility companies, country clubs, subdivisions, waterfront property owner’s associations and other private concerns.

AquaTechnex, LLC is a lake and aquatic plant management firm that operates in the Western United States. The company is expert in the use of aerial and boat GIS/GPS technologies to assess aquatic environments. The firm is also expert in the management of invasive aquatic weed species and phosphorous mitigation to suppress toxic cyanobacteria blooms. Our web site is www.aquatechnex.com; please drop by regularly to get news updates as we have moved our blog onto the site.

Aquatic Control, Inc. has been managing aquatic resources since 1966. As a distributor of lake management supplies, floating fountain aerators, and diffused aeration systems, Aquatic Control represents Applied Biochemists, AquaBlok, BioSafe Systems, Brewer International, SePRO, Syngenta, United Phosphorus, AquaMaster, Kasco, and Otterbine. Aquatic Control has five offices that offer aquatic vegetation management plans including vegetation mapping and application services, fountain and aeration system installation, maintenance, and service throughout the Midwest.

Aquatic Vegetation Control, Inc. (AVC) is a Florida corporation founded in 1986 offering vegetation management and general environmental consulting services throughout the southeast. Since its establishment as an exotic/nuisance vegetation management company specializing in the control of invasive wetland, aquatic and upland species, AVC has broadened its scope of capabilities to include; certified lake management, fish stocking, re-vegetation, mitigation and restoration services, mitigation monitoring services, aquatic, roadside, forestry and utility vegetation management, and environmental/ecological consulting. https://www.avcaquatic.com/

BioSafe Systems has been offering sustainable and effective solutions for lake management, municipal and wastewater treatments and other water resources since 1998. Our uniquely balanced, broad-spectrum chemistries are designed to enhance your water’s health, quality and appearance. Alternatives to products that utilize copper, or other harsh and sometimes toxic chemicals, BioSafe Systems’ complete line of products are EPA registered, USDA NOP compliant, OMRI listed and effectively alleviate algal issues with minimal impact on the environment.

Brewer International, is an aquatic and land management adjuvant manufacturer serving distributors nationally. Calling Vero Beach, Florida home for over 40 years Brewer manufactures a variety of surfactants for pesticide penetration and wetting, bonding, and drift control. Aquatics and land managers nationwide use our products to improve pesticide uptake, thereby increasing efficacy and reducing the chemical footprint in the natural environments they serve. A family business for over 4 decades, Brewer International continues to invest in product development and manufacturing innovation to serve its distribution partners with only the best value, highest-quality products available.

Chem One is a national leader of Organic Copper Sulfate for aquatic management. With eight standard EPA label grades; Fine 20, 25, 30, 100, 200, Small, Medium and Large. Chem One has a grade to meet every customer’s needs. With our corporate offices and 78,000+ square foot warehouse in Houston, Texas, Chem One is a national wholesale company that is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001.

As an aquatic ecosystem restoration and maintenance services provider, Clean Lakes offers the most comprehensive lake and pond management solutions through the use of Best Management Practices (BMPs) and Best Available Technologies (BATs). With over 40 years of experience in aquatic plant management, our team offers the most advanced answers as they relate to your aquatic plant management program

Compliance Services International (CSI) is a leading regulatory consultancy providing innovative solutions for organizations faced with regulatory and environmental challenges. CSI’s experienced scientists and regulatory specialists in the USA and the EU provide innovative approaches to solving regulatory and environmental challenges – combining traditional sciences with developing technologies to deliver economically sensible and scientifically sound results.

Cygnet Enterprises, Inc. is a national single source distributor of aquatic management products with offices and warehouses in Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, California and Idaho. Cygnet is proud of its reputation for outstanding service, friendly, knowledgeable staff and our unmatched support of the aquatics industry. Cygnet Enterprises is the only aquatic distributor at the Charter Gold Member level in the Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Foundation (AERF). Please visit www.cygnetenterprises.com.

Duke Energy “Building a smarter energy future”. Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), a Fortune 150 company headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is one of the largest energy-holding companies in the U.S. It employs 30,000 people and has an electric generating capacity of 51,000 megawatts through its regulated utilities, and 3,000 megawatts through its nonregulated Duke Energy Renewables unit. Duke Energy is transforming its customers’ experience, modernizing the energy grid, generating cleaner energy, and expanding natural gas infrastructure to create a smarter energy future for the people and communities it serves. More information about the company is available at duke-energy.com. Follow Duke Energy on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.

Lake Restoration, located in MN, has specialized in controlling pond weeds, lake weeds, and nuisance algae since 1977. Lake Restoration’s product line-up includes: Mizzen, a copper based algaecide, Spritflo and Dibrox herbicides, a variety of pond dyes and nutrient reducers. Lake Restoration also manufactures the TORMADA product application boat, Vitaflume floating fountains, the retractable Goose D-Fence system, and the patented LAKEMAID to eliminate lake weeds automatically. For more information, visit our website www.lakerestoration.com.

The Lee County Hyacinth Control District was formed by the Florida Legislature in June 1961to curtail excessive growths of water hyacinth. That same year, water managers from across the state convened in Lee County and formed the Hyacinth Control Society, now APMS, to share control strategies and develop a comprehensive management approach to Florida’s most prolific aquatic plant. T. Wayne Miller, Jr. of Lee County served as the Society’s President for the first two years and Lee County has been a supporting member of APMS since its inception.

The Lee County Mosquito Control District has been providing uninterrupted mosquito control services to the citizens of Lee County for over sixty years. During those years the District has remained at the forefront of mosquito control, helping to develop control technologies that are effective and sensitive to Florida’s unique natural habitats and wildlife.
Maxunitech is an integrated enterprise focusing on the Research and Development, production, sales of agrochemicals, and relevant intermediates and other fine chemicals. Established in 2000, under the principles of “people oriented, united for innovation and pursue excellence”, we have been researching and developing new products, solving commercial issues from the perspective of technology, and fulfilling enterprise value with value added for our clients.

Nutrien Solutions is a full-service vegetation management company, providing innovative solutions and quality products for the aquatic plant management industry. The cornerstone of our success is our highly educated and trained field staff. With strong commitments to environmental stewardship, innovation, and technology, Nutrien Solutions provides customized programs tailored to specific locations throughout the U.S. We are the country’s leading vegetation management provider, and we’re excited to introduce you to everything Nutrien Solutions has to offer. Visit: NutrienAgSolutions.com/Specialty.

For over 25 years, SePRO Corporation has developed innovative technologies to advance the science of water management. The SePRO team provides comprehensive assessment, planning and implementation solutions. Our focused disciplines include aquatic plant and algae management, water quality restoration, laboratory analysis, mapping and data management. Whether you are looking to assess a water resource, design a prescription plan or implement a restoration program, SePRO provides expertise and solutions to preserve our most precious natural resource – water. www.sepro.com

SOLitude Lake Management is an environmental firm committed to providing sustainable solutions that improve water quality, enhance beauty, preserve natural resources, educate communities and reduce our environmental footprint. SOLitude’s team of Aquatic Biologists, Ecologists and Environmental Scientists specializes in the execution of customized lake, pond, wetland and fisheries management programs that include algae and aquatic weed control, water quality testing and restoration, nutrient remediation, vegetation studies and biological assessments for clients across the United States.

Invasive weeds can devastate both natural and commercial habitats. Syngenta provides high performance products to control destructive weeds while helping to restore the habitat of aquatic environments. Syngenta offers proven aquatic herbicides like Reward® and Tribune™ that provide fast burn-down, work well in cool weather and are rainfast in as little as 30 minutes. The active ingredient, diquat dibromide, has been used successfully in sensitive aquatic areas for over 25 years.

UPL NA, Inc. is a premier supplier of crop protection products and technologies designed for the agricultural, specialty, fumigation and aquatic markets. UPL has manufactured aquatic herbicides and algaecides for the management of lakes, ponds, rivers and irrigation canals for more than 30 years. These products are marketed as Aquathol®, Hydrothol®, AquaStrike®, Chinook®, Current®, Symmetry®, Cascade®, Teton®, and recently released Top Deck™. With a customer-centric focus, UPL is committed to providing product stewardship and technical support to ensure your plant management operation is successful. Visit us at: https://www.upl-ltd.com/us.