Indian Lake Watershed Project Received New Weed Harvester
Indian Lake Watershed District in Ohio took delivery of their new aquatic weed harvester. Community members and business owners held several fund-raising events to raise money to ensure the harvester stays on Indian Lake.
Aquatic Invasive Species: Eurasian Water Milfoil
Eurasian watermilfoil is a submersed aquatic plant, meaning it is a rooted plant that has stems and leaves that grow entirely underwater. It begins growing in early spring, sooner than most native plants, and has an aggressive growth rate.
Definition of “Waters of U.S.”
The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have developed draft guidance on determining which waterways, water bodies, or wetlands are protected by the Clean Water Act.
The Importance of Restoring Your Shoreline
The vegetation adjacent to lakes and rivers is often referred to as shoreland. This land serves as a bridge between aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems and serves many important functions.