Info on Lake
Gaston Weed Control Council
The acquisition and management of public
funds used for the management of weed
control on Lake Gaston is under the authority of the
Lake Gaston Weed Control Council (see link below to their website).
the winter of 2004-5, the
Lake Gaston Stakeholders' Board was
established through the efforts of the LGWCC and the LGA, and the support of
ESPN/BASS among many others. The objective: find the best approach for
controlling aquatic weeds in Lake Gaston. The mission: create and
carry out an effective, long-term plan for the management of aquatic life (fish
and vegetation) in Lake Gaston.
The Management Plan was released to the public February 3, 2006,
and is available on this site and the LGWCC site. The Stakeholders Group
is an organization comprised of nationally known experts in the
field of noxious weeds, as well as government representatives with Fish &
Wildlife, Game & Inland Fisheries, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, five local
counties, ESPN/BASS, Lake Gaston Weed Control Council (LGWCC), Lake Gaston Association
(LGA), Roanoke River Basin Assoc (RRBA), Striper Club, Dominion
Power, local area media, businesses, and many other organizations with an
interest in managing the aquatic weed growth in Lake Gaston. The Stakeholders'
Board meets periodically, and meetings are open to the public. Minutes of the
meeting are posted on the Stakeholder's Board page of this LGA site and the
the Links Below to be Redirected to:
Lake Gaston Weed Control Council website
Treatment & Revegetation Evaluation Component
Technical Advisory Group (TAG)
Management (LGWCC Contract Applicator)
Information Concerning the Proposed Special Service Tax Districts
for partial funding of the treatment plan
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This web address specifically discusses the
Virginia State Invasive Species Program
Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia
These sites discuss North Carolina Programs
Gateway to Federal & State Invasive Species Activities & Programs
NC Aquatic Weed Control Program
The following web site will describe the
national level progress on invasive species legislation.
Invasive Species Legislative Update