Category Archives: Brazilian elodea

Sammamish River Trail: Use Caution as Weed Removal Work Begins

Divers are removing the invasive aquatic weed Brazilian elodea from the river. READ MORE
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Savannah River to be lowered 3 feet for June 19 herbicide spraying

The Savannah River will be lowered about three feet later this month to accommodate contractors who will apply herbicide to control aquatic weeds on June 19. The project, costing about $6,500, involves treatment of about 15 acres of invasive weeds in the river channel along downtown Augusta, said Wayne Hawkins, the chairman of the Augusta Port Authority.

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Fewer aquatic weeds found in Savannah River this year

Last year’s use of herbicide to control aquatic weeds in the Savannah River for the first time appears to be successful, with fewer acres requiring retreatment this year. READ MORE

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TLAC again turns focus on weeds

The Tri-Lake Administrative Commission will continue to work with Skip’s Aquatic Solutions in treating invasive aquatic vegetation in Smith Mountain Lake. The board agreed to renew the company’s contract during a meeting held May 1. Skip’s Aquatic Solutions uses systemic and contact herbicide to treat non-native aquatic vegetation such as curlyleaf pondweed, Brazilian elodea and hydrilla.

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