Aquatic Invasive Species-Interested Volunteers Consider Early Detection Commitment
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Aquatic Invasive Species-Interested Volunteers Consider Early Detection Commitment

Volunteers from Echo Lake, Lake Memphremagog, Lake Carmi, Waterbury Reservoir, Lake Champlain, Lake Willoughby and Seymour Lake gathered last Friday afternoon to learn about aquatic invasive species at a Volunteer Invasive Patroller, or VIP, workshop offered by the Watershed Management Division’s Lakes and Ponds Management and Protection Program. VIP workshops provide an opportunity to learn … Continue reading

New Aquatic Invasive Species Confirmed in Lake Memphremagog
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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