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Fenton residents have mixed reactions to weed control in lakes

Fenton Twp. — Weed treatment in the lakes of Fenton Township has brought mixed reactions amongst residents. At Monday’s board of trustees meeting, Aquatic Nuisance Plant Control was given approval to treat Lake Ponemah and three other lakes.

Residents on the lakes agreed that the weeds needed to be addressed. However, there was some debate as to whether chemicals should be used to treat the weeds.

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Flooding disperses invasive plant, fish species

Bethel, VT. — Last year’s hurricanes and flooding not only engulfed homes and carried away roads and bridges in hard-hit areas of the country, it dispersed aggressive invasive species as well…”It’s quite an extensive problem around the country and it’s spreading,” said Dr. Linda Nelson, aquatic invasive species expert with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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