Agreement with province clears way for milfoil control

July 30, 2013

Penticton Western News – July 30, 2013

With the associated regulatory mess squared away, work can begin to mow down an invasive species that’s made a home in local lakes.

Each summer, specially equipped boats set out on Okanagan lakes to trim back Eurasian watermilfoil plants growing along the shore of some of the region’s most popular beaches.

During the winter months, the boats rototill the milfoil beds.

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