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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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Local bayous clogged with invasive plants

After an exceptionally warm winter, invasive water plants are growing out of control in area bayous, clogging waterways so severely that boat traffic can’t get through. The problem has gotten worse since budget cuts forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to cease invasive plant spraying operations in October, leaving local officials scrambling to find help to combat the plant invasion.

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