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After tons of weeds whacked, Huron clearer

About 40 trailers full of Vallisneria americana, or eelgrass, have been removed from a site on the river nearby the Hamburg Road bridge since Monday, and about another 30 truckloads will be removed by Friday, said Pat Hohl, township supervisor. READ MORE
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Floating weeds in Greenwood Lake chalked up to operator error

A year removed from prohibitively-low water levels, complaints of weed-choked channels in Greenwood Lake are reverberating through West Milford.
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Ms Ayittey commissions two weeds harvesters and transport barges at Kpong

Two weed harvesters and two transport barges for harvesting water weeds were on Wednesday commissioned at Kpong in the Eastern Region to assist in reducing the spread of invasive water plants.

The commissioning formed part of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s initiative dubbed “Ghana Integrated Management of Invasive Aquatic Weeds Project” which is funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

It aims at controlling water weeds which include hyacinth, water lettuce and Kariba weeds in Tano and Volta rivers.
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VRA Acquires Machines For Aquatic Weeds

The water Resources Commission in collaboration with weedoo Greenboat Incorporated, a USA based aquatic weed harvesting company, have introduced a universal marine weed harvester, to manage the prevalence of aquatic weeds on the Volta River.
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New Weed Harvester at Conneaut Lake

A new harvester is helping to clear weeds that cause problems for boaters and swimmers at Conneaut Lake. The Conneaut Lake Aquatic Management Association spent $135,000 for the machine that cuts the weeds. They are then moved by conveyor to a dump truck to be hauled away. The new machine replaces a 15 year old harvester that was showing it’s age and needed to be replaced.

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Georgina to harvest weeds in 3 areas

New sidewalks and weed harvesting are two major projects slated for summer in Georgina. Changes were made this year to the town’s aquatic weed collection and removal program along the shores of Cook’s Bay since many residents in the Roches Point area were not provided the service last year.

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Mechanical weed harvesters will help

The prediction this year at Clear Lake is that the aquatic weed problem will be worse than last year. Much of the north end of the lake already has large parcels of weeds growing up from the bottom and they will break the surface within a week or two. In fact, in some areas the weeds are already on the surface.

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