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Find out how to manage aquatic weeds.
The type of control or ways of managing aquatic weeds can be conveniently grouped as mechanical, habitat manipulation, biological, chemical or integrated control.
Aquatic plants may require managing when too much or too little vegetation exists.
Regardless of the weed control option chosen, it is important to monitor the results of control actions. Monitoring answers the key question of whether the desired outcomes are being achieved.
Options for what to do once an aquatic weed problem has been identified.
The first line of defense in the fight against aquatic weed invasions is public awareness and the ability to tackle weeds before they get out of hand – at the first sign of a new plant, rather than a total infestation.
31 July 2019
Come jump in a lake with NIWA
5 June 2019
Remote operated vehicle and camera boosts NIWA’s underwater biosecurity work
14 May 2019
ROV (remote operated vehicle) for marine biosecurity surveillance
29 March 2019
The search for a long-lost plant to bring life back to our coastal lakes
4 March 2019
Lake Rotoiti catfish cull
30 November 2018