New Aquatic Invasive Species Confirmed in Lake Memphremagog
Progress / Science

New Aquatic Invasive Species Confirmed in Lake Memphremagog

Lakes and Ponds Program staff recently confirmed the presence of starry stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa) in a small cove on the southeast side of Lake Memphremagog in Newport.  This non-native, invasive can develop large, dense stands, crowd out other aquatic plants, and can tolerate low- or high-nutrient conditions.  Although it looks like a plant, it is … Continue reading

Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species…will you be ready?
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Preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species…will you be ready?

Aquatic invasive species (AIS) continue to be a great concern in Vermont, demanding our attention as well as our resources. Vermont public access greeters educate lake visitors about invasive species, provide courtesy watercraft inspections and STOP introductions. 2014 marked the Public Access Greeter Program’s 13th year. Through 24 locally-run programs throughout Vermont, public access greeters … Continue reading