INDIANAPOLIS — Three Kosciusko County lakes are experiencing a reduction in invasive Eurasian watermilfoil this spring. Center, Big Chapman and Webster lakes have had recurring problems with Eurasian watermilfoil in past years. EWM is present in most Indiana lakes. It often grows so densely it creates a nuisance … Read More
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Department of Natural Resources grants, totaling more than $585,000, will be used to fight invasive aquatic plants in Indiana’s lakes. Some of those funds will be utilized in area lakes.Read More
SYRACUSE — The Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation met for their final Lake Talks & Eats of the summer today, Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Education Center.
Following a potluck breakfast and coffee, WACF board member Diana Castell introduced the two speakers, Jim Donahoe, owner of Aquatic Weed Control, and Rod Edgell from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Experimental early-season aquatic herbicide treatments at Stone and Atwood lakes in LaGrange County appear to be reducing the population of invasive Eurasian watermilfoil.Read More
The Indiana DNR is reducing the amount of chemical weed control conducted by lake residents at Lake Tippecanoe in hope of reversing a downward trend in native aquatic plant coverage. Since 2006, coverage of native plants has declined by 35 percent within the three basins (James, Oswego and … Read More
North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce was asked to support the Webster Lake Conservation Association in an effort to persuade the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to allow more spraying for invasive, non-native weeds such as Eurasian watermilfoil. Weeds have been an major complaint for boaters and recreational … Read More
Growth of Eurasian watermilfoil, a non-native, invasive aquatic plant, poses a threat to recreation at Waubee Lake in Kosciusko County. But DNR officials say more watermilfoil is not necessarily bad given the scarcity of other, native plants in the 187-acre lake. Based on sampling by DNR fisheries biologists, … Read More