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Lakebed vacuuming latest tactic against invasive starry stonewort algae

[USA] Clad in a wet suit and submerged to his chin, Jon Bunn sweeps a six-inch vacuum hose across the lake bottom, sucking up aquatic weeds and some sediment in an attempt to halt the spread of the invasive starry stonewort algae from Little Muskego Lake’s Hillview Bay. Continue reading Lakebed vacuuming latest tactic against invasive starry stonewort algae

New York Botanical Garden is canvassing Maine's lakes to look for invasive algae and document native species

[USA] A team from the New York Botanical Garden is in Maine this summer documenting species of algae while searching for an invasive species that has decimated lakes in their home state.

“We’re finding good diversity,” said the Continue reading New York Botanical Garden is canvassing Maine's lakes to look for invasive algae and document native species