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Invasive plant threatening the Charles in Newton

Water chestnuts were almost eradicated in the 1990s, but when the Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation funding for aquatic weed control was cut about ten years ago, the weed with the sharp-spiked seeds came back with a vengeance and now covers 50 acres in the Charles River Lakes District in Newton, Weston and Waltham. READ MORE
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Herbicides applied to Newman Lake milfoil

An aluminum boat with orange hoses hanging off the stern slowly plied the waters of Newman Lake on Tuesday morning spreading liquid herbicide over invasive Eurasian milfoil. READ MORE
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Herbicide, monitoring reducing hydrilla threat to Cayuga

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Source: Ithaca Journal (New York) 01/08/2013

Hydrilla in Cayuga Lake inlet was knocked down in 2012, but it’s not yet knocked out. Further eradication efforts are expected this year in the fight against the invasive aquatic plant that was found in the lake in August 2011.
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