Control measures for Eurasian milfoil in Lake Bomoseen
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Published by The Agency in Montpelier, Vt .
Written in English



  • Lake Bomoseen (Vt.),
  • Vermont,
  • Lake Bomoseen.


  • Eurasian watermilfoil -- Vermont -- Lake Bomoseen.,
  • Lake Bomoseen (Vt.)

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Edition Notes

StatementAgency of Environmental Conservation, Department of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Department of Fish and Wildlife.
ContributionsVermont. Agency of Environmental Conservation., Vermont. Dept. of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering., Vermont. Fish and Wildlife Dept.
LC ClassificationsF57.B6 C65 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination [13], ii, 41 p. ;
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1989095M
LC Control Number90621705

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The recommendation for Eurasian water-milfoil was based upon this literature review developed by the department. Identification Leaves: Greyish-green and finely divided pairs of fine, thin leaflets about ½-2” long; leaflets give milfoil a feathery appearance that is a distinguishing feature of the plant. Image Credit Alison Fox, University of Florida, As part of a coalition of organizations, the Lake George Association is working to remove milfoil from Lake George, investing tens of thousands of dollars each year to hand-harvest the plants and cut back in the invasive species’ onally, we swim through and survey milfoil sites in Lake George multiple times each. Eurasian watermilfoil (scientific name Myriophyllum spicatum L.) is a non-native aquatic plant that currently infests a number of Vermont lakes, including the state’s largest, Lakes Cham plain, Memphremagog, and Bomoseen, and rivers This plant is known for its rapid growth and ability toFile Size: KB. Eurasian Water Milfoil Genus: Myriophyllum Species: spicatum. DESCRIPTION: Eurasian water milfoil is a submersed aquatic plant native to Europe, Asia, and northern Africa. It is the only non-native milfoil in Wisconsin. Like most of the native milfoils, the Eurasian variety .

Eurasian water milfoil plants can die back to their base during winter, reshooting in spring. What does it look like? Eurasian water milfoil is a submerged perennial plant. Stems are rooted at the base and grow towards the surface. It can grow in water from to 10 m deep, but most commonly at depths up to 3 m deep. Key identification features. A Milfoil Eradication Success Story In , scientists from Restorative Lake Sciences studied Long Lake in Iosco County, MI and found that the acre natural lake with miles of shoreline was infested with dense quantities of native aquatic plants and exotic aquatic plant growth. Invasive Species - (Myriophyllum spicatum) Restricted in Michigan Eurasian Watermilfoil is an aquatic plant with stems that are whitish-pick to reddish-brown, leaves that are greyish-green with finely divided pairs of leaflets that are 1/2 - 2 inches long that give the plant a feathery appearance. The leaves are arranged in whorls of Are you looking for effective lake weed control products? offers a full line of lake weed killer and lake weed removal tools to easily enhance your waterfront. Call us at to know about our products.

Controlling Eurasian Milfoil. While it is thought that it is impossible to completely eradicate milfoil once it has been established in a body of water, there fortunately are measures for keeping it under control. Unfortunately, these measures are either expensive, illegal, or unadvisable. Here is a summary of the various methods. to our efforts to control Eurasian Milfoil. The deployment will entail the use of divers to stock portions of the lake that have Eurasian Milfoil with the weevils while the balance of the milfoil will be treated with traditional herbicides. Each year as new areas are stocked with weevils the File Size: KB. The Milfoil Committee, ‘What We Do’ Our Objective One of the principal missions of the Shadow Lake Association is to preserve and protect the healthy ecology of the lake by preventing the introduction of non-native aquatic invasive species, especially Eurasian water milfoil, and if .   The potential for biological control of Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum): results of Browington Pond, Vermont, study and multi-state lake survey. Pages in Proc. 25 Annual Meeting of the Aquatic Plant Control Research Prog. Misc. Paper A, Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS.