Category Archives: aquatic weeds

Invasive plant threatens Delta Ponds

An invasive South American creeping water primrose is wreaking havoc at a Eugene park that the city and other government agencies have spent $9 million trying to turn into a showcase of native-species ecological restoration. READ MORE
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Marshall Co. passes support for aquatic weed control

MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) – Marshall County has signed on to support legislation that would form an authority board to control weeds in Lake Guntersville. READ MORE
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City opts for herbicide in weed battle

The city is escalating its war on invasive weeds that clog Lake Winona. For nearly 30 years, the curly-leafed pondweed plants have been cut back with a harvester, a sort of underwater combine that “mows” the weeds. On Monday, the City Council unanimously approved a contract with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to add the herbicide imazamox to its anti-weed arsenal. READ MORE
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Invasive weed threatens Nicola Lake

It’s a race against time as a Merritt-based working group puts together a long-term strategy to battle an invasive aquatic weed that threatens to choke Nicola Lake. READ MORE
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Invasive weeds in Lake Okareka unlikely to be eradicated

An infestation of an aquatic weed has spread so far in Lake Okareka experts say it is unlikely to be eradicated.
Bay of Plenty Regional Council manager land management Greg Corbett said the invasive weed hornwort was first found in Lake Okareka in May 2012 by a commercial operator.
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Invasive weed spreads in Rotorua’s Lake Okareka

An infestation of the invasive aquatic weed hornwort has spread so far in Lake Okareka it is unlikely to be eradicated, Bay of Plenty Regional Council says. READ MORE
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Tawas Lake aquatic weed harvesting OK’d

EAST TAWAS – By unanimous vote, the East Tawas City Council approved a resolution Monday that now sets in motion mechanical harvesting of aquatic weeds in a portion of Tawas Lake. READ MORE
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Weeds could be outlawed here

Yates County — The Yates County Legislature will not vote on a proposed local law intended to prevent the introduction and movement of aquatic invasive species in Yates County waters during their April 8 meeting as previously planned because additional work needs to be done on the draft law, explains District III Legislator Dan Banach of Milo, who is chairman of the Public Works Committee. READ MORE
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City council supports bill to fight weed problem on lake

The Scottsboro City Council joined support for a bill in the state House of Representatives that would help fight aquatic weeds in Guntersville Lake. READ MORE
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Public weed treatment parameters set

The Lake Gaston Weed Control Council met Thursday and voted to maintain the current grass carp stocking rate while approving an applicator and chemical provider for the 2013 treatment cycle.
Skips Aquatic Solutions, of Henderson, N.C., was chosen out of two bids as the 2013 applicator for the publicly funded noxious aquatic vegetation treatment in Lake Gaston, replacing PLM Lake and Land Management, which has its Atlantic Division headquarters in Littleton and was the 2012 applicator.
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