Community pulls water-thirsty invasive weeds from Ethiopia’s Lake Tana

The free-floating, water-thirsty perennial can grow up to three feet tall and is swallowing the northeast shores of Lake Tana, impacting both aquatic …

Read more at: https://news.mongabay.com/2017/09/community-pulls-water-thirsty-invasive-weeds-from-ethiopias-lake-tana/

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EPA awards $600K in funding to root hydrilla out of Cayuga Lake

hydrilla

The funds will be used to apply herbicide treatments to the invasive aquatic … “This federal investment will cover the cost to apply targeted herbicide …”

Read more at: http://www.ithacajournal.com/story/news/2017/09/08/epa-awards-600-k-funding-root-invasive-weed-out-cayuga-lake/646546001/

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Taking action to protect Lake Wakatipu

Government, councils and private operators have banded together to keep the aquatic weed lagarosiphon (South African oxygen weed) out of Lake . . .

Read more at http://www.voxy.co.nz/national/5/281038

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Aquatic weeds in Watts Bar Lake subject of May informational meeting

One step boaters and lake-users on the Tennessee River’s reservoirs can take to prevent the spread of non-native aquatic plants is to clean boats . . .

Read more at http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2017/apr/24/aquatic-weeds-watts-bar-lake-subject-may-solu/424355/

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Crews start treating section of Eno River for invasive aquatic weed Hydrilla

Hillsborough, N.C. — Crews have started treating portions of the Eno River in Orange County with an herbicide for an infestation of Hydrilla, …

Read more at http://www.wral.com/crews-start-treating-section-of-eno-river-for-invasive-hydrilla/16738613/

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Workers Fight Invasive Weed Threatening City Water Supply

Credits: New Jersey Water Supply Authority

The New Jersey Water Supply Authority, the public entity that oversees the Delaware & Raritan Canal, hopes to curb the growth of Hydrilla, an “invasive aquatic weed” whose presence could affect 1.5 million Central Jersey residents’ drinking water, according to the city.

Read more: https://www.tapinto.net/towns/new-brunswick/articles/workers-fight-invasive-weed-threatening-city-wate

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Weed threat means duck shooting banned at Far North lagoon

New Zealand Herald

The safety catch has been put on any duck hunting at a Far North wetland to prevent the accidental spread of an invasive aquatic weed. [Lycopus europaeus]

Read more: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11849920

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DNR, EOLIC to combat curlyleaf

Iowa: Curlyleaf pondweed threatens to jam boat lifts, entangle propellers and plug motors once again in 2017. The East Okoboji Lakes Improvement Corporation, the city of Orleans and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources are partnering to reduce that difficulty by cutting paths through dense patches of the weed on East Lake Okoboji.

Read more: http://www.dickinsoncountynews.com/story/2400443.html

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Residents question Lake Iroquois herbicide proposal

Vermont: This summer will mark the biggest investment yet in Lake Iroquois’ ongoing battle with invasive Eurasian milfoil. But the remedy chosen by the Lake Iroquois Association advocacy group involves the application of an herbicide that several shoreline residents [are] wary [of].

Read more: http://www.willistonobserver.com/residents-question-lake-iroquois-herbicide-proposal/

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TWDC stocking grass carp in Woodland Waterway


Houston: Officials with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have given The Woodlands Development Company the green light to add triploid grass carp to The Woodlands Waterway to help address water quality issues.

Read more: http://www.chron.com/neighborhood/woodlands/news/article/TWDC-stocking-grass-carp-in-Woodland-Waterway-11093833.php

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