Lake hidden beneath a blanket of weeds

Photo Vicki Wood / Caboolture News

Photo Vicki Wood / Caboolture News

Source: Caboolture News (Australia) 12/19/2012

WATCHING birds walk on water has become an all too regular sight for Upper Caboolture resident Geoff Clayson. Only the birds aren’t actually walking on water, they’re making their way across a thick blanket of weed covering the lake which backs onto Mr Clayson’s property. Caboolture News first visited Mr Clayson’s property in June 2011 where glimpses of the lake could be seen beneath a sea of two pest weeds: Salvinia and water lettuce. Fast forward 18 months and the weed is still making its presence felt.
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