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Crews start treating section of Eno River for invasive aquatic weed Hydrilla

Hillsborough, N.C. — Crews have started treating portions of the Eno River in Orange County with an herbicide for an infestation of Hydrilla, …

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Workers Fight Invasive Weed Threatening City Water Supply

Credits: New Jersey Water Supply Authority

The New Jersey Water Supply Authority, the public entity that oversees the Delaware & Raritan Canal, hopes to curb the growth of Hydrilla, an “invasive aquatic weed” whose presence could affect 1.5 million Central Jersey residents’ drinking water, according to the city.

Read more: https://www.tapinto.net/towns/new-brunswick/articles/workers-fight-invasive-weed-threatening-city-wate

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Officials concerned: ‘Noxious’ invasive weed found in Cayuga Lake near Aurora

NewYorkUpstate.com

Aurora, NY.– Hydrilla, a potentially harmful invasive water plant, has been discovered in Cayuga Lake near Wells College.

Read more: http://www.newyorkupstate.com/outdoors/2016/09/invasive_plant_species_found_in_cayuga_lake_near_aurora.html

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Management of Hydrilla Dependant on Biotype, Experts Say

Homeowners, boaters, fisherman, and other recreational users deal with a familiar looking problem weed in water bodies from Florida to Maine.  A resident on a lake in New York State would likely call the whirled leafed invader the same as a farmer in the bayou.  Hydrilla,  a nasty invader throughout many water bodies of the United States may look similar across state lines, but researchers with the Aquatic Ecosystem Research Facility in Lewisville, TX show just how different the plant, and it’s subsequent management can be from one state to the next.Hydrilla vertcillata.  Photo Credit:  NCSU AWP

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An inch per day? Scientists’ investigation sheds light on invasive submersed plant growth potential

We’ve all heard horror stories of invasive submersed aquatic plants expeditiously expanding across a water body in what seems like a matter of days.  Many of us have likely even seen this with our own eyes.  Two of the most well known invaders for their seemingly prolific expansion are Hydrilla and Eurasian watermilfoil (EWM).  (more…)

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Council hears weed abatement report, agrees to participate in next month’s ‘National Night Out’

LAKEPORT – The majority of the treatment being done along Lakeport’s shoreline is mechanical harvesting, with some areas treated with chemicals due to the presence of hydrilla. State rules don’t allow for hydrilla to be mechanically harvested. READ MORE
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Problematic plant threatens lakes

ITHACA — Aquatic biologist Bob Johnson plunged a post-hole digger into Cayuga Lake Inlet’s murky waters and pulled up a problem that is expected to cost taxpayers millions. READ MORE
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Invasive Weed Could Overrun Illinois Waterways

The Illinois department of natural resources is asking for your help in spotting an aquatic invasive weed called Hydrilla. These plants have already been found in many states east of the Mississippi river and are expected to arrive in Illinois soon.
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Hydrilla: Fast-growing weed threatens to choke Lake Waccamaw

Staff photo by Cindy Burnham

Staff photo by Cindy Burnham

Source: Fayetteville Observer (NORTH CAROLINA) 06/17/2013

LAKE WACCAMAW – Nobody knew what it was at first, just an incredibly fast-spreading aquatic weed near the public boat ramp on Lake Waccamaw. Rob Emens visited the boat ramp in October and immediately knew that the plant fragments he saw floating in the water could be only one thing: the dreaded hydrilla.
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Area lakes could be threatened by noxious weeds

An effort was announced this week to encourage all lake residents and boaters to be on the lookout for an invasive, non-native aquatic weed that is a Godzilla among noxious aquatic weeds.Meet Hydrilla verticillata, water thyme, fast growing (an inch a day), and able to grow in a few inches of water or in 20 feet of water.
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