Category Archives: harvesting

Commission discusses controlling lake weed growth in N.J. and N.Y.

The bi-state Greenwood Lake Commission (GLC), as it has since its inception 13-years ago, continues to talk about how to combat aquatic weeds that, this year, have been particularly prolific in the lake’s extreme northern and southern shallows. READ MORE
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One of Australia’s worst weeds moves into Miles

Source: Warwick Daily News (AUSTRALIA) 9-2089413-tcn071113weeds2_t46011/1/13

AN URGENT community meeting will be held in Miles next Wednesday to inform residents about a potentially catastrophic weed outbreak in Dogwood Creek. The Miles community will learn the best ways to tackle the noxious Salvinia molesta weed infestation in the creek – the town’s drinking water supply.  READ MORE
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Living with weeds, algae part of lake life

The number 1 topic in Lake County this summer will be the aquatic weeds and algae in Clear Lake. In fact, new patches of weeds continue to sprout up every day. Most of the weeds presently being harvested are sago pondweed, a plant native to Clear Lake. This is the long stringy weed that breaks loose and forms mats. Later in the summer other species of weeds such as primrose and duckweed will be sprouting.
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Aquatic weed harvester clearing lake at Bobby Hicks Park

The city’s newly acquired aquatic weed harvester has been put to work clearing out the lake at Bobby Hicks Park. The machine’s manufacturer delivered the harvester, which cost more than $100,000, on May 7.
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Rollin Township sets hearing on lake weed treatment

Rollin Township and neighboring Woodstock Township have been battling the growing weed problem at Devils Lake for nearly four years. Though progress has been reported against the invasive Eurasian milfoil, weather conditions have fostered the continued growth of native weeds, prompting residents to complain about the weeds inhibiting their ability to recreationally use the lake. READ MORE
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