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Renton Takes Action to Address Milfoil, Invasive Water Weeds

Two of Renton’s most popular swim areas along Lake Washington will be closed on Tuesday, June 11 as the city tries to remove aquatic non-native weeds that flourish in Washington near the shore, including milfoil.
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Waubee Lake Weed On DNR Watch List

Growth of Eurasian watermilfoil, a non-native, invasive aquatic plant, poses a threat to recreation at Waubee Lake in Kosciusko County. But DNR officials say more watermilfoil is not necessarily bad given the scarcity of other, native plants in the 187-acre lake.
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Community News: Austin releases more carp to fight invasive weed

The city of Austin released 9,000 sterile Asian grass carp into Lake Austin at Mary Quinlan Park on Thursday as part of its continued effort to control the rise of the invasive weed hydrilla.
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Holistic approach suggested to address weeds in Chautauqua Lake

“There is a great deal of historical information available, and the goal was to utilize the existing information from all previous research activities that have taken place on Chautauqua Lake over the past several decades, identify any information gaps, and complete the necessary work needed to fill those gaps in order complete the SAVMP.”
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State lawmaker from Shreveport wants a new way to kill aquatic weeds

Louisiana Rep. Patrick Williams (D-Shreveport) is trying to draw attention to the invasive aquatic weed giant salvinia that continues to clog many waterways in the state. Williams said his constituents want to see results that go beyond chemical sprays and weed eating weevils raised in university research labs.
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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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Ilwaco kicks off Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers Month

The city of Ilwaco and Ilwaco Middle School Science Club will host AquaEd, an aquatic education fair, on June 1, during the Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco. The event will include a mayoral proclamation designating June as “Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers Month.”
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No Herbicide Treatment at Swimming Area This Year

Photo: Amy Poturnicki

Photo: Amy Poturnicki

Source: Patch.com (CONNECTICUT) 05/19/2013

Middlefield’s Parks and Recreation Department will not seek a permit to apply an aquatic herbicide to reduce weeds at the town’s beach swim area. Officials said curly-leaf pondweed is already too far grown in the lake for the treatment.
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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‚Äôs manufacturer delivered the harvester, which cost more than $100,000, on May 7.
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More carp sought to keep Lake Murray weeds in check

Increases in weeds other than hydrilla are “a first sign” that more carp are necessary, the study by aquatic weed expert Steve de Kozlowski says.
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