Report on the Treatment of Invasive Aquatic Plants

posted Aug 8, 2014, 8:59 AM by Preserve Woodridge Lake   [ updated Aug 11, 2014, 7:50 AM ]
Toxics Action Center (TAC), an environmental nonprofit established in 1987, published "Chemical Free Lakes: A Resource Guide to New Hampshire's Invasive Aquatic Plants and Non-Toxic Treatment Alternatives", a report calling for an end to all toxic chemicals used to treat invasive weeds. This report cites health impacts associated with pesticides used to manage vegetative infestations in fresh water lakes, and the alternative management options that are available.

TAC and the Woodridge Lake Conservancy believe that keeping toxic chemicals out of lakes that our children swim in, and that community members enjoy fishing and boating is entirely necessary. Phasing out the use of toxic chemicals is essential for protecting the health of our environment and the health of our community members.

You can view the report here (pdf).