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.
AgroShield has been serving the Agriculture and Aquatic industries since 2015. Our Vodaguard product was developed to cure infections in the upper water column. Vodaguard’s unique follow the bloom technology concentrates the cure where it is needed the most. Vodaguard C is a copper sulphate pentahydrate product. Vodaguard O is a sodium percarbonate that becomes hydrogen peroxide when introduced to water. Both products have a patented formulation that allows them to be buoyant for 24 to 36 hours. Reduces manpower, machinery, and un-necessary product which reduces cost. Please visit us at: https://www.agro-shield.com/our-products/algaecides.
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.
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 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.
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.
Clarke Aquatic Services is a global environmental products and services company. Our mission is to make communities around the world more livable, safe, and comfortable. By understanding our customers’ needs, we tailor service programs that draw on our unmatched breadth of industry experience, expertise, and resources. Clarke pioneers, develops, and delivers environmentally responsible mosquito control and aquatic services to help control nuisances, prevent disease, and create healthy waterways.
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.
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.