South Carolina Aquatic Plant
Management Council - Meeting Minutes
The Aquatic Plant Management Council is composed of one representative from several state agencies; the Governor's Office, S.C. Public Service Authority, S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, S.C. Department of Natural Resources, and the Clemson University Department of Fertilizer and Pesticide Control. The representative from the Land, Water & Conservation Division of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources serves as Chairman of the Council. The Council provides valuable interagency coordination and serves as the principal advisory body to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources on all aspects of aquatic plant management and research. Furthermore, the Council establishes management policies, approves all management plans, and advises the Department on research priorities.