Our Mission


Our Mission

Our Mission Statement

The purpose of the Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society (MAPMS) is to promote science based technologies for the management of aquatic resources by

  • Providing opportunities for educational advancement
  • Supporting relevant scientific research
  • Facilitating exchange of information
  • Promoting the protection and sustainability of aquatic ecosystems
  • Expanding and developing public interest in aquatic resources and their sustainable management

Our Vision Statement

To be the leading regional science-based resource for the sound management of aquatic plants and algae.

MAPMS provides information and assistance required by those who work with the unique ecological, sociological, economical, and regulatory concerns associated with managing aquatic plants in lake systems affected by exotic species, nutrient pollution, use conflicts, and intense recreational demands

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