Category Archives: chemical control

Weed treatment proposed for outstanding lake

Lake Kohangatera is to receive treatment to eliminate two new invasive weed species following surveys by NIWA after the aggressive exotic weeds Elodea canadensis and Egeria densa (Oxygen weed) were found in the uppermost reaches of Gollans Swamp. READ MORE
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Crews work to control invasive Lake Houston aquatic vegetation

Each year during the growing season, aquatic vegetation that appears on the surface of the lake is treated with State of Texas-approved herbicides. READ MORE
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Crews begin treating weed-filled NW Ind. lake with herbicides to combat aquatic plants

Lynn Stephens has lived in her lakeside home for 14 years and says the cleanup of Lake George is badly needed. She says the weeds in the lake are so thick that “the ducks and swans don’t even come around anymore.” READ MORE
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Dam lower to fight aquatic weed

Meridian Energy, which uses the lake to generate electricity at the Benmore Power Station, began lowering the lake on Monday to allow Land Information New Zealand (Linz) to carry out a spraying programme to control lagarosiphon. READ MORE
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Glyphosate applications on invasive plants voted down in Clay Township

Clay Township Supervisor Artie Bryson said the majority of attendees of the herbicide public hearing said “no” to the quarterly applications, even though every agency in the county, state and nation assured him they do no harm. The chemicals in glyphosate are the same as the garden weed-killer, Roundup. READ MORE
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Aerial herbicide application on Spring Bayou set for Aug. 8

Waterway navigation difficult due to American lotus coverage. READ MORE
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Lakeside Homeowner, Neighbors Move Forward with Herbicide Treatment

EAST HADDAM – “Anything that goes into that body of water is the jurisdiction of the state of CT,” Walter explained. “They have scientists on staff that have the education to process these applications. This is a state process, not a town process.” READ MORE
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Council hears weed abatement report, agrees to participate in next month’s ‘National Night Out’

LAKEPORT – The majority of the treatment being done along Lakeport’s shoreline is mechanical harvesting, with some areas treated with chemicals due to the presence of hydrilla. State rules don’t allow for hydrilla to be mechanically harvested. READ MORE
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Environmental Groups Unite to Oppose Moodus Reservoir Herbicide Treatment

EAST HADDAM – The letter opposes the planned treatment of glyphosate, an herbicide, on the Lower Moodus Reservoir. READ MORE
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Waikato council coordinates herbicide monitoring tender

Waikato Regional Council has agreed to take a lead role in reducing the costs involved nationally in monitoring compliance with approval to use herbicides over water to control aquatic weeds. READ MORE
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