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Aquatic Plant Management Council meets May 8, 2018 in Greenwood May 2, 2018

Water hyacinth is a free-floating plant that occurs sporadically throughout the state with the major concentrations in the coastal plain because of the more moderate climate.

Water hyacinth is a free-floating plant that occurs sporadically throughout the state with the major concentrations in the coastal plain because of the more moderate climate.

The state's Aquatic Plant Management Council will meet 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, at the Greenwood County Veterans Affairs Office, 106 Main Street North, Greenwood, S.C. 29646. The meeting is open to the public.

Anyone with business for the council or needing additional directions to the meeting place should contact Chris Page at the S.C. Department of Natural Resources by email at pagec@dnr.sc.gov. If you plan on attending and speaking, please contact Page so that anyone who would like to speak to the Council can be placed on the agenda. This will provide for an efficient meeting and allow time for all speakers to comment. The major topic of discussion for this meeting will be the finalization of the 2018 Aquatic Plant Management Plan, based on a more detailed analysis by the Council and the public comments received on the draft plan. The comment period for the proposed plan closed on April 26, 2018.

Items scheduled on the agenda for the meeting of the Aquatic Plant Management Council include:

  1. Call to Order 128th Meeting
  2. Minutes of the March 27, 2018 Council meeting
  3. Public Comments
  4. Draft 2018 Aquatic Plant Management plan recommendations and approval of 2018 final plan
  5. Other New Items for Council Action
  6. Next Council Meeting Date
  7. Adjourn

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Marine Erin Weeks 843-953-9845
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