Asian Clams http://wamc.org en Schumer Wants To Combat Aquatic Invasive Species http://wamc.org/post/schumer-wants-combat-aquatic-invasive-species <p>WASHINGTON – US Senator Charles Schumer announced his effort to have passed an early detection and rapid response grant program to combat aquatic invasive species once they reach new waterways.</p><p>In the Hudson Valley alone, invasive species include Eurasian milfoil, Asian clam, Zebra mussel, Didymo, Water chestnut, Chinese mitten crab, Brittle Naiad, White perch, and Alewife.</p><p>Schumer’s bill would allow states and local authorities to petition the Department of the Interior for grants as soon as they identify a threat from invasive species.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 11:58:50 +0000 Hank Gross 64235 at http://wamc.org Schumer Wants To Combat Aquatic Invasive Species Four New Infestations of Invasive Asian Clams Found in Lake George http://wamc.org/post/four-new-infestations-invasive-asian-clams-found-lake-george <p>Four new colonies of invasive Asian clams have been found in Lake George.<br><br>Just after Labor Day a volunteer group organized by the Lake George Park Commission began surveying areas of high risk for further spread of <a href="http://www.stoptheasianclam.info/">Asian Clams in Lake George</a>, including boat launch areas and sandy, shallow areas.&nbsp; Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky says they are surveying between 140 and 150 areas of the lake.<br> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 47868 at http://wamc.org Four New Infestations of Invasive Asian Clams Found in Lake George