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2013-02-28 23:03:03

Lake Savers 2012 Scientific Data Proves Effectiveness of All-Natural Technology in Lake Restoration Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 Studies conducted on four Michigan Lakes are providing evidence that a break-through, all-natural technology quickly and substantially reduces nutrient overloading — the root cause of explosive invasive weed growth and harmful blue-green algal blooms. The independent studies conducted by Restorative Lake Sciences, LLC on Indian Lake,...

2008-08-20 18:00:00

By JOEL ELLIOTT Biologists and lake-association members want volunteers to join their campaign to eradicate an aggressive invasive plant species from Salmon Lake. They hope to survey both Salmon Lake and McGrath Pond within the next two weeks to determine the extent of the infestation of Eurasian water milfoil, a species discovered Aug. 1 in Salmon Lake. At least 50 lake residents met Thursday evening to listen to the plan from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to control...

2008-08-07 15:00:30

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF Divers from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection will be in the Belgrade-Oakland area later this week removing a particularly threatening type of milfoil, an invasive plant that can choke ponds and lakes. On Aug. 1, an observer found Eurasian water milfoil in Salmon Lake, a 695-acre waterbody also known as Ellis Lake that is within the headwaters of the Belgrade Lakes region. Eurasian water milfoil is considered even more aggressive than...

2008-06-20 09:00:17

By Joe Knight, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Jun. 20--Ralph Bellore had a wake-up call three years ago when he read that Eurasian water milfoil had been found in Lake Wissota. Bellore, who has a home on the lake, knew the aggressive plant had the potential to take over by forming a thick mat of weeds. "I didn't buy a house on the lake to be walking across it," he said. Other lake residents shared his concerns. The Lake Wissota Improvement and Protection Association, which had...

2008-06-15 18:00:12

By Mark Prado, The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. Jun. 15--MARIN WATER officials are considering unleashing tick-size weevils to combat an alien plant that has invaded Mount Tamalpais reservoirs. The slim, green non-native Eurasian watermilfoil, a plant sometimes found in home aquariums, has taken root in the floor of five Marin Municipal Water District reservoirs, triggering concerns about water quality. One solution under study is importing a weevil -- an aquatic beetle...

2007-10-08 09:00:24

NovaSource announced today that it has expanded its product line with the addition of WHITECAP SC herbicide for the management of unwanted aquatic vegetation in fresh water ponds, lakes, reservoirs, potable water sources, drainage canals and irrigation canals. WHITECAP SC contains Fluridone (1- methyl-3-phenyl-5-[3-(trifluromethyl) phenyl]-4(1H)-pyridinone), the same active ingredient successfully used by aquatic weed management specialists for over 20 years to control hydrilla,...


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