Category Archives: watermilfoil

Aquatic herbicides cause tension in Greely

Several Greely residents are raising the alarm after the Ministry of Environment issued a permit to apply aquatic herbicides on their private man-made lakes in April.

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Jackson County Commission declines $50,000 appropriation to lake weed control group

SCOTTSBORO, Alabama – The Jackson County Commission on Thursday voted not to appropriate $50,000 to a group that wants to rid part of Lake Guntersville of aquatic weeds, The Daily Sentinel reported.

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Volunteers open war on weeds

Fanwort, Eurasian water milfoil, curly pondweed and hydrilla are among the enemies, and humans, their chief enablers. That’s why Mike Sicord spent Saturday morning, the opening day of fishing season, manning the state boat launch at Rogers Lake, working alongside Santy Patana, the boat launch attendant for the Rogers Lake Authority, checking boats for plant debris and talking to boaters about the problems caused by invasive plants.

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Assault begins on milfoil

AMESBURY — Lake Attitash was treated this week with an herbicide intended to kill off the invasive weed that is slowly choking the body of water.

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Chapman lakes get weed-control permit

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has issued a permit to the Chapman Lake Conservation Association to control up to 120 acres of Eurasian water milfoil in Big Chapman and Little Chapman lakes.

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Council takes aim at weedy harbor

ESCANABA — Plans are moving along for getting rid of invasive weeds at the Escanaba Harbor, the Escanaba City Council was informed at its regular meeting Thursday. Council approved the purchase of a herbicide to combat nuisance plants there this spring. During the past few years, invasive weeds – including the Eurasian water milfoil and the curly pondweed – have caused problems for boaters in the local harbor. For example, the weeds get caught in boat propellers.

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Lake Stevens Eurasian Milfoil treatment – Year 2

In March the Lake Stevens’ City Council approved a contract amendment with AquaTechnex to develop the follow up treatment plan for addressing the lake’s Eurasian Milfoil. The work will include a survey of the entire shoreline area, mapping where milfoil is found, and the development of the next phase treatment plan.

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Unusual weather could result in more lake weeds

The mild winter and early spring could potentially affect the amount of weeds in Chautauqua Lake this year… Last year, Eurasian milfoil, an invasive weed species, impacted boating, swimming and fishing in the lake, and there could be even more weed growth this year because of the unusual weather conditions.

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JCC taking own approach to Roseberry weed issue

The Jackson County Commission is apparently taking a wait and see approach on an invasive aquatic weed problem in the Roseberry Creek embayment at Scottsboro.

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