Journal of Aquatic Plant Management
The Aquatic Plant Management Society (APMS) publishes the bi-annual Journal of Aquatic Plant Management (JAPM), a peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of aquatic plants including biology and ecology, vegetation management, field operations, regulations, and relevant reviews. The APMS website contains an index of all issues and individual articles are available in full-text going back to Volume 1 published in August 1962. In addition, issues may be searched by keyword or author.
The Aquatic Plant Management Society is an international organization of scientists, educators, students, resource managers, administrators, and concerned individuals interested in the management and study of aquatic plants. Membership reflects a diversity of federal, state, and local agencies; universities and colleges around the world; corporations; and small businesses.
The Aquatic Plant Management Society is a respected source of expertise in the fields of biological, mechanical, and chemical aquatic plant management and aquatic plant sciences. The Society has grown to include several regional and state chapters. Through these affiliates, annual meetings, newsletters, and the Journal of Aquatic Plant Management, the APMS promotes the latest developments in the field of aquatic plant management.
The APMS is a not-for-profit organization whose officers, directors, and committee members serve on a volunteer basis. The objectives of the Society are to assist in promoting the management of nuisance aquatic plants, to provide for the scientific advancement of members of the Society, to encourage scientific research, to promote university scholarships, and to extend and develop public interest in the aquatic plant science discipline.
Membership of the APMS is comprised of approximately 250 researchers, administrators, industry representatives, and resource managers from across the US and other countries. Seven regional chapters gather an additional 1,200 members under the APMS umbrella.