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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.

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
J. Rives Manning, Jr.
737 Franklin Street
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Phone: Wally Sayko: (434) 636-5393

NCSU Lake Gaston Extension Agent

Upcoming Events

  • Nothing Scheduled at this time

...Meeting Logistics

Latest News

  • Lake Gaston Technical Advisory Group Meeting Report - 2019

...Review The Report

  • 2018 PLM Treatment Plan/Summary

...Review The Results

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

...Review The Report

  • 2016 NCSU Extension Associate Update for Lake Gaston

...Review The Report

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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