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Welcome to the LGWCC Website!

We hope you find the web site helpful seeking information on the fight of noxious weeds in Lake Gaston. If the information you are looking for is not available then contact the director in your county on the directors page.

The primary function of the Lake Gaston Weed Control Council is to establish policies and procedures focused on promoting research, control, and /or eradication of undesirable aquatic weeds within Lake Gaston and to improve the quality of the water related to pollution control in and around Lake Gaston.

2021 Lyngbya Treatment Sites

The following document provides information about the 2021 lyngbya treatment and a link to an interactive map.

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The following document is a notice about the fourth and fifth Lyngbya Treatments of 2021.

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Here is a link to the interactive map.

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July 2020 LGWCC Update

The July 2020 LGWCC Update is now available.

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A video of the meeting is also available.

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Our Mission Statement

To promote research, control or eradicate undesirable aquatic weeds, improve the quality of water and control pollution in and around Lake Gaston. This mission will be accomplished by serving as an advisory council and making recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners in North Carolina and the Board of Supervisors in Virginia and by making recommendations to all local, state, and federal agencies concerned with quality of human life, water, pollution, recreation, wildlife, fish and fishing conditions, in and around Lake Gaston.


Water Levels on Lake Gaston

The LGWCC is not affiliated with either site, nor can it guarantee the information provided is reliable.

Grass Carp

It is "illegal" to take by any method Grass Carp from Lake Gaston in both Virginia and North Carolina. It is also "illegal" to be in possession of Grass Carp on Lake Gaston in both Virginia and North Carolina.

Contact Info

Lake Gaston Weed Control Council
Jeff Zimmer
110 Crosswinds Circle
Macon, NC

Phone: Wally Sayko: (434) 636-5393

Report Issues with Aquatic Plants on Lake Gaston

To report aquatic plant issues on Lake Gaston, please fill in the following form:

NCSU Lake Gaston Extension Agent

Upcoming Events

LGWCC Meeting

  • July 29, 2021, 7PM
  • Lake Gaston Volunteer Fire Dept: 7609 Highway 903, Bracey, Va.

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2021 Treatment Plan:

  • May 18, 2021
  • And each month till end of August

...Meeting Logistics

Latest News

  • LGWCC Meeting Minutes - July 29, 2021

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  • LGWCC Financial Year 2020-2021 Actual-to-Budget and Draft 2021-2022 Budget

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  • Mussell Kill on LKG

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  • 2020 Fall Lake Survey Summary

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  • 2021 NCSU Spring Update for Lake Gaston - March 3, 2021

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  • LGWCC Meeting Minutes - March 4, 2021

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  • LGWCC Meeting Minutes - Nov. 12, 2020

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  • 2021 Lyngbya Treatment Sites and Interactive Map

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  • 2020 Survey Treatments - Feb. 11, 2021

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  • Stakeholder Meeting Minutes - Feb. 11, 2021

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  • Public Notice of RFP for the LGWCC - Chemicals

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  • Public Notice of RFP for the LGWCC - Aquatic Herbicide Applicator

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  • 2021 LKG Possible Treatment Plan

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  • 2020 NCSU Update for Lake Gaston

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  • NCSU - Improving Lyngbya Surveys Using Non-Destructive Echosounding Measures

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  • LGWCC Financial Year 2020-2021 YTD (as of Nov 1, 2020) to Budget

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  • LGWCC Audit by Creedle, Jones, & Associates (Year Ended June 30, 2020)

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  • July 2020 LGWCC Update

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  • May 2020 LKG Updated Treatment Plan

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  • 2020 Lyngbya Treatment for Lake Gaston

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  • Lake Gaston Technical Advisory Group Meeting Report - 2019

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  • Re-vegetation Work on Lake Gaston - by Mark Fowlkes, Piedmont Aquatic Habitat Coordinator

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LGWCC Organization Structure

Our Organization

Our Board of Directors is made up of representatives of the five (5) counties of Virginia and North Carolina surrounding the waters of Lake Gaston. VA counties include Brunswick & Mecklenburg - NC counties include Halifax, Northampton, & Warren.

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Weed Control on Lake Gaston

Weed Control

The overall goal of Aquatic Plant Management on Lake Gaston is to develop & maintain a healthy lake ecosystem based on a diverse plant community dominated by native species. A Technical Advisory Group & our Stakeholders take part in the planning process.

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LGWCC works with many organizations in order to come up with plans for weed control on Lake Gaston. The Technical Advisory Group, our Stakeholders, Lake Gaston Association and PLM Lake & Land Management Corporation are all key players.

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