Category Archives: herbicide

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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Glyphosate applications on invasive plants voted down in Clay Township

Clay Township Supervisor Artie Bryson said the majority of attendees of the herbicide public hearing said “no” to the quarterly applications, even though every agency in the county, state and nation assured him they do no harm. The chemicals in glyphosate are the same as the garden weed-killer, Roundup. READ MORE
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New Product Development Contract Signed

The new test system will detect Endothall, an aquatic herbicide used in rivers, streams, irrigation canals, lakes and other waterways to control Hydrilla and other vegetation. READ MORE
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Aggressive milfoil treatment affects fish in Lake Ellwood — biologist

Eric Engbretson Photos

Eric Engbretson Photos

Source: Iron Mountain Daily News (Wisconsin) 06/29/2013

In 2012, Greg Matzke, a fisheries biologist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, made a startling discovery on Florence County’s Lake Ellwood. READ MORE
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Hydrilla Under Control

Efforts to eradicate a fast-spreading aquatic weed that threatened to choke the life out of Lake Pinehurst have been so successful that some may not think there is still a threat. “Some said they don’t see it as a problem anymore,” Reedy said. “They think we have won the battle. We can’t be complacent. This is still a credible threat.” 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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Specialists begin first round of treatment for Hydrilla

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC – Aquatic specialists with SePRO began the first treatment for Hydrilla in Lake Waccamaw Tuesday. The specialists are spraying an aquatic herbicide called Sonar over about 1,000 acres of the 9,000 acre lake. The herbicide will sink to the bottom of the water and kill the Hydrilla.
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New Rochelle Uses Herbicide On Lakes

New Rochelle’s Public Works Department has begun the fight against unsightly summer algae on Beechmont and Glenwood Lakes by using the herbicide Reward (active ingredient: Diquat Dibromide), which they hope will “combat the overgrowth of water vegetation,” otherwise known as the green slime.
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Weed control treatment begins at Pine Lake

La PORTE — The battle to control the onslaught of a fish-strangling weed in La Porte starts today. That’s when workers of Aquatic Control, an aquatic weed control company out of Seymour, will start treating Pine Lake for Eurasian Milfoil, an invasive species of plant spreading across the area’s bodies of water.
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Pest water weed eradicated from South Island

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today confirms that the invasive aquatic weed hornwort has been eradicated from the South Island. Hornwort was found in the Timaru lake in 2006 and was treated with the aquatic herbicide endothall in 2008.
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