Category Archives: watermilfoil

Weed infesting waters from Tahoe to Pyramid

RENO – A troublesome water weed that has spread through Lake Tahoe for decades is now established along the length of the Truckee River, posing possible problems of unknown scope and scale.

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Weeds, algae choke Indianapolis-area waterways

Kenneth L. Hawkins Jr. / The Star

Source: Indianapolis Star
Date Published: 06/07/2012

Five years ago, he says, the weeds weren’t there. Now, patches are starting to show up everywhere along the river.

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Former trustee advocates for Silver Lake district to tackle weeds

A former village trustee used citizens comments at Wednesday’s Village Board meeting to make a pitch for a more proactive approach to aquatic weed management on Silver Lake.

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Weed removal project this weekend

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Lake Tahoe Basin residents and visitors are invited to help remove one of the lake’s most prolific aquatic invasive weeds, Eurasian watermilfoil, during a community aquatic weed removal project at Baldwin Beach this Sunday.

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Marlborough, Hudson reservoir to be treated for weeds

The Ft. Meadow Reservoir in Marlborough and Hudson will be temporarily closed next week as it is treated with herbicides to control invasive weeds.

Conservation Officer Priscilla Ryder said in a statement yesterday the reservoir will be treated on Tuesday to stem the spread of Eurasian watermifoil and variable watermilfoil. Ryder said if not treated, the weeds will spread rapidly and make boating, swimming and fishing difficult.

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Lake Guntersville Aquatic Weeds Being Treated

Scottsboro, AL – Weeds that grow on Lake Guntersville can cause problems for boaters and folks who fish and swim. This week crews from the Tennessee Valley Authority are taking steps to get the weed growth under control.

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Chemical Treatment for Nab Lake on Thursday

The Westford Board of Health is reporting that portions of Nabnasset Lake will be chemically treated with an aquatic herbicide on Thursday, June 7 with the goal of eradicating non-native plant species such as Curly leaf pondweed and Milfoil.

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Aquatic weed control appears to be working

Scottsboro Daily Sentinel
Photo: Laura Pitts

Source: Scottsboro Daily Sentinel (Alabama)
Date Published: 05/30/2012

The first spraying of fluridone to remove milfoil and hydrilla weeds from the Roseberry Creek Embayment appears to be successful so far… READ MORE

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Douglas County Commission gives OK to spray Lone Star Lake with herbicides

To stop an invasive plant from taking over Lone Star Lake, the Douglas County Commission has agreed to spray the water with herbicides. READ MORE

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Sandpoint rejects herbicides for City Beach milfoil

SANDPOINT — While Lake Pend Oreille definitely has a watermilfoil problem, herbicides aren’t on the table as a treatment plan anymore.

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