Author: R. A. Smith
Author Affiliation: LCWC
Journal: Unpublished Report; September 2016
Abstract: Invasive milfoil (Eurasian watermilfoil, or EWM) growth increased slightly in 2016 vs 2013-2015 along some shoreline areas as determined by visual observation and quantitative stem counts. Growth of species such as eel grass (wild celery) and various pondweeds was observed whereas only sparse growth of these plants was observed in 2013-2015. EWM regrowth is expected but we can avoid a repeat of the 2012 EWM invasion with timely use of the biological control fungus, Mt.