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Lake Thoreau Closed Thursday for Herbicides

Lake Thoreau will be closed to boats on Thursday so the water can be treated with aquatic herbicides. The lake is experiencing dramatic growth of aquatic plants, including Eurasian Water Milfoil, Yellow Floating Heart (both non-native invasive plants) and Floating Leaved Pondweed.

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BILLINGTON SEA ASSOCIATION: Weeding the Sea

PLYMOUTH — Plans to remove invasive weeds from Billington Sea will restrict boat traffic on the West Plymouth pond through the middle of the summer. Workers installed a curtain net Thursday that will separate Billington Sea’s western bay from the main body of the pond. The netting will enable the treatment of that bay with an herbicide that will kill two different types of invasive weeds that are choking the bay.

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