Category Archives: eurasian watermilfoil

Group questions herbicide plan for Adirondack lake

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An environmental group called on a state agency Tuesday to hold a formal public hearing before deciding whether an Adirondack town can use a chemical herbicide to kill aquatic weeds that have formed choking masses in a popular lake despite intensive efforts to control it with divers hand-picking plants and smothering them with plastic mats. READ MORE
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Rollin Township sets hearing on lake weed treatment

Rollin Township and neighboring Woodstock Township have been battling the growing weed problem at Devils Lake for nearly four years. Though progress has been reported against the invasive Eurasian milfoil, weather conditions have fostered the continued growth of native weeds, prompting residents to complain about the weeds inhibiting their ability to recreationally use the lake. READ MORE
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Lake Scugog’s weed woes bad for business

Weevils in Lake Scugog.

Weevils in Lake Scugog.

PORT PERRY — The potential impact Lake Scugog’s worsening weed problem could have on Port Perry’s business community was on the menu at the Scugog Chamber of Commerce’s last luncheon meeting.
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