Category Archives: biological control

It’s Fish-Eat-Weed At Taunton Lake

About 250 grass carp have been introduced into Taunton Lake in an effort to curb its increasing infestation by aquatic milfoil, a subsurface weed. READ MORE
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Hydrilla management plan working

Six years into waging a battle for Lake Wylie, the weed-eaters are taking it to the scourge. In 2007, Ibach called for hundreds, or even thousands, of weed-eating fish to combat the “menace.” The first load of 500 grass carp was released in May 2008.
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Over 1,500 weed-eating carp introduced to Rainbow Lake

This is due to the ever-increasing mat of aquatic weeds choking the lake during the summer months to the point that fishing and boating are all but impossible.
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Community News: Austin releases more carp to fight invasive weed

The city of Austin released 9,000 sterile Asian grass carp into Lake Austin at Mary Quinlan Park on Thursday as part of its continued effort to control the rise of the invasive weed hydrilla.
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More carp sought to keep Lake Murray weeds in check

Increases in weeds other than hydrilla are “a first sign” that more carp are necessary, the study by aquatic weed expert Steve de Kozlowski says.
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Carp suggested for weed control

A North Otago company wants to release grass carp fish in two irrigation canals to control aquatic weeds and algae. READ MORE
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Rollin Township sets hearing on lake weed treatment

Rollin Township and neighboring Woodstock Township have been battling the growing weed problem at Devils Lake for nearly four years. Though progress has been reported against the invasive Eurasian milfoil, weather conditions have fostered the continued growth of native weeds, prompting residents to complain about the weeds inhibiting their ability to recreationally use the lake. READ MORE
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Lake Scugog’s weed woes bad for business

Weevils in Lake Scugog.

Weevils in Lake Scugog.

PORT PERRY — The potential impact Lake Scugog’s worsening weed problem could have on Port Perry’s business community was on the menu at the Scugog Chamber of Commerce’s last luncheon meeting.
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