Western Aquatic Plant Management Society Updated:03/2015

The Western Aquatic Plant Management Society (WAPMS) is the western chapter of the Aquatic Plant Management Society – an international organization. The geographic region of WAPMS includes the states of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. WAPMS produces a bi-annual newsletter, holds an annual conference, and maintains a membership list. Members also receive the Aquatics Magazine.


  • Promote the management of non-native and nuisance aquatic vegetation.
  • Encourage scientific research.
  • Promote student scholarships.
  • Provide scientific advancement and knowledge to its members.
  • Extend and develop public interest in aquatic plant management activities.


Contact Western Aquatic Plant Management Society


Contact Western Aquatic Plant Management Society

Toni Pennington
Tetra Tech, Inc.
1020 SW Taylor Street
Suite 530
Portland, OR  97205
Phone: 503-223-5388

Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming
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