Tag Archive: hydrilla

May 07

Holding the Invaders at Bay

On the lookout for invasive plants: When a new plant moves into a lake or stream, take note – it could be cause for concern. Sandra Keppner with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says that rapidly spreading invasive plants like water chestnut and hydrilla are causing big problems for New York waters. “We see …

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Oct 28

Carp Against Aquatic Weeds

  Chinese Grass Carp are an effective, low-cost method of removing weeds from ponds. Transcript of the Audio Podcast: The gluttonous grass carp… on this CurrentCast. Like a PacMan devouring dots, the Chinese Grass Carp eats aquatic plants, ridding ponds of invasive weeds. The fish are used in several states to control problem plants like …

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