Friday, March 27, 2009

Despite residents' efforts, lake invaders prove hard to kill

Starry Stonewort is an invasive aquatic weed to be reckoned with, lake experts say.

People around lakes infested with it are spending tens of thousands of dollars a year trying to harvest it and treat it with copper-based algacides to stop its spread. So far, it has creeped into 21 inland lakes in the state, including 12 in Oakland County alone. And experts fear it could get much worse. [Full Story]


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