Heron Lake in far southwestern Minnesota was once considered one of North America’s most productive waterfowl lakes and in an effort return the lake into a productive waterfowl rest stop, the DNR has once again revamped their management plant. The DNR will systematically be adding predatory fish to sharpen the attack against the destructive carp,
LakeLine A publication of the North American Lake Management Society Fall 2000 Innovative Technologies for Lake Management Africas’ Lake Victoria is the second largest freshwater lake in the world. It is less than 260 feet at its deepest point. For nearly ten years a growing water hyacinth infestation has wreaked havoc on the neighboring countries.
Summer is the peak season for activities on Pewaukee Lake in Wisconsin and crews are working hard to keep it maintained for swimmers and boaters. Mike Dusel (left) and Danny Caroll fork weeds along Lakefront Park onto a weed harvester piloted by Tom Krause. The number one priority is harvesting the aquatic plants along the
As algal blooms flourish on the edges of the Great Lakes, lake management bodies look to cut down the flow of nutrients into the water that feeds the algae. But, as a recent report by the International Joint Commission explains, not all parts of the lakes suffer from too many nutrients — in fact, the
Aquarius Systems turned 55 this year and during that time we have seen harvester operators come and go. Oftentimes operators are college kids looking for some summer work or retired community members looking to keep active and make a little money. However, that is not the case with the operator of the Cedar Lake Sanitary
The Chautauqua Lake Association (CLA) says it has filed objections to a permit applications that would allow for the application of two powerful herbicides to 1,200 acres of Chautauqua Lake this coming summer. The CLA in New York is the organization that helps manage weeds on the lake by operating a number of harvesters to
The past two months have been productive for the Chautauqua Lake Association in New York, and the work is just getting started. July is expected to be even more productive with the expansion to a third site to efficiently maintain Chautauqua Lake’s ecology. To date this season, the Lakewood and Long Point crews have removed
Pewaukee Lake is the largest of the ninety-one lakes located in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. It is a premier lake for Musky, Walleye, Northern Pike, and Largemouth bass. It supports a diverse plant community that is dominated by Eurasian watermilfoil. The Lake Pewaukee Sanitary District is in charge of lake management and its program consists of