millfoil weed problem in round lake

millfoil weed problem in round lake

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Jon Bornfleth

Holland, MI

#1 Aug 14, 2006
Meeting on Tuesday, August 15 at 8 pm. Township Hall at Round Lake. Are we already losing fish, certainly gonna affect camping around the lake. Harder to find areas of the lake to boat without getting caught up in weeds!
Tess Tyler

Canada

#2 Nov 13, 2008
Mmk okies that's pretty nteresting.
Tess Tyler

Canada

#3 Nov 13, 2008
woops i've pot it 2 times -sigh- mt bad
wendy

Courtenay, Canada

#4 Aug 3, 2009
does anyone know how to get rid of millfoil in lakes. ours is covered in it and it isn't going to get any better if someone doesn't do something about it. no one seems to know what to do about this problem.???

Since: Jan 08

USA

#5 Aug 11, 2009
Stop peein' in the lake,for one.And #2, ask the DNR.
Keith

Shrewsbury, MA

#6 Feb 20, 2010
patriotic eyes wrote:
Stop peein' in the lake,for one.And #2, ask the DNR.
<P>Patriotic eyes, you're an idiot.</P>
MIlfoil can only be removed by the use of Herbicides or manual removal. There is a lake in CT that is trying a beetle but it the success wont be know for years
dave Lk Sammamish

Seattle, WA

#7 May 24, 2010
does cutting propogate the weed in later years
dave Lk Sammamish

Seattle, WA

#8 May 24, 2010
does this weed propogate in later years when it is mechanically harvested?
KPereau

Cambridge, MA

#9 Oct 4, 2010
Mill foil is prevalant throughout all of New England. It is insidious. Incredibly, it has not killed off any fish as it is an oxygen producer. The lakes that are in townships will sometimes have special machines that cut and harvest the weeds. Believe it or not, it has reuse value. I have manually removed it from lakefronts on Lake Champlain. It is extremely labor intensive.
Tord S Eriksson

Alingsås, Sweden

#10 Jul 21, 2011
Just read at Paddlewise (a paddlers site) that the State of New York once used sterilised European Carp to deal with the problem, and it worked wonderfully!

tord at mindless (dot) com

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