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After weather delay, Half Moon Lake treatment commences

After being delayed a couple days due to strong winds, a boat was out treating Half Moon Lake today with a special herbicide. A boat was crisscrossing the lake all day applying an herbicide that hopes to eradicate the evasive curly leaf pond weed.

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Council takes aim at weedy harbor

ESCANABA — Plans are moving along for getting rid of invasive weeds at the Escanaba Harbor, the Escanaba City Council was informed at its regular meeting Thursday. Council approved the purchase of a herbicide to combat nuisance plants there this spring. During the past few years, invasive weeds – including the Eurasian water milfoil and the curly pondweed – have caused problems for boaters in the local harbor. For example, the weeds get caught in boat propellers.

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