Category Archives: chemical control

Weed control treatment begins at Pine Lake

La PORTE — The battle to control the onslaught of a fish-strangling weed in La Porte starts today. That’s when workers of Aquatic Control, an aquatic weed control company out of Seymour, will start treating Pine Lake for Eurasian Milfoil, an invasive species of plant spreading across the area’s bodies of water.
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Pesticide plan concerns city

The Ministry of Environment is embarking on a plan to eradicate an invasive plant known as Spartina (or cord grass), which has been found in areas around Boundary Bay, Point Roberts and Burrard Inlet. Efforts to eradicate the plant have mostly involved mechanical methods, but now the province is looking at two herbicides to tackle the problem.
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FWP ups state defenses against aquatic invasive species

In spite of the occasional discovery at a check station, zebra mussels haven’t moved into Montana yet. “The five northwestern states are free of mussels and that’s currently the line,” Begley said. The same can’t be said for Eurasian watermilfoil, which first invaded Montana in 2006. After lurking in Idaho’s Lake Pend Oreille, where it’s been degrading the water quality for a decade, it finally showed up in the Clark Fork River.
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Renton Takes Action to Address Milfoil, Invasive Water Weeds

Two of Renton’s most popular swim areas along Lake Washington will be closed on Tuesday, June 11 as the city tries to remove aquatic non-native weeds that flourish in Washington near the shore, including milfoil.
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Pest water weed eradicated from South Island

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today confirms that the invasive aquatic weed hornwort has been eradicated from the South Island. Hornwort was found in the Timaru lake in 2006 and was treated with the aquatic herbicide endothall in 2008.
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Herbicide applied to local pond milfoil

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game officers spent last week treating Sawyer’s Pond and Airport Pond treating the noxious weed Eurasian Watermilfoil.
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Areas of Coleto Creek Park to be closed for treatments

The aquatic herbicides Navigate and HardBall will be applied in selected coves of Coleto Creek Park and the Lake Wood Subdivision Park located on the Coleto Creek Reservoir on Monday for control of watermilfoil. The application is part of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority’s ongoing Coleto Creek Reservoir Aquatic Plant Management Program.
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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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No fishing on Henderson Lake as state applies herbicide for hyacinths throughout March

LAKE HENDERSON–The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has scheduled a series of large-scale herbicide applications for Henderson Lake as a preventative measure to address a chronic issue with water hyacinth.  READ MORE
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Aqua Service enters research demonstration agreement with MSU

Aqua Services, Inc., a local company that controls aquatic weeds on Lake Guntersville has joined forces with Mississippi State University professor, Dr. John Madsen to demonstrate projects on Lake Guntersville and to investigate and show new and better ways to control hydrilla and other lake weeds…Aqua Services recently developed a new type of application equipment that goes on an airboat that raises and lowers the hoses that apply the herbicide.
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