Eurasian Water Milfoil 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 Group Requests Hearing on Chemical Treatment of Lake Invasive http://wamc.org/post/group-requests-hearing-chemical-treatment-lake-invasive <p></p><p></p><p>The Adirondack Council wants the Adirondack Park Agency to hold a formal public hearing before deciding whether to allow the use of a chemical herbicide in a lake to kill an invasive plant. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 59748 at http://wamc.org Group Requests Hearing on Chemical Treatment of Lake Invasive