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Brett Hartis
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Irrational, Anti Chemical Fears Drive Bad Press in "Ecological Crime"/ Aquatic Herbicide Case
Why not follow up our post from a few weeks ago with yet another example of the irrational fears of herbicide use, this time in an aquatic setting.  Around the same time as our blog posting, "The Responsibility of PFPs....." , we saw yet another case of the...
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Regulatory Update: EPA News and Pesticide Update
It's been a while since we've had a regulatory update!  For those who are interested, see below some of the latest from the EPA: EPA Proposes to Remove 72 Chemicals from Approved Pesticide Inert Ingredient List -   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (...
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The Responsibility of PFPs (Pesticide Fearing People) and the Pesticide Industry
"You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure , what you do not understand".  This popular quote from Leonardo Da Vinci is almost always the first thing that pops into my head when I see an article such as that which came across the Star Press last Fr...
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The Responsibility of PFPs (Pesticide Fearing People) and the Pesticide Industry
"You do ill if you praise, but worse if you censure , what you do not understand".  This popular quote from Leonardo Da Vinci is almost always the first thing that pops into my head when I see an article such as that which came across the Star Press last Fr...
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Plant Profile - ALGAE!!!
Its almost not fair to this group of plants to try and lump them all into one post, but we are going to try anyway!  Algae are quite possible the most diverse and widespread of our aquatic plants being found in salt, brackish, and freshwaters worldwide. Alt...
Plant Profile - ALGAE!!!
Plant Profile - ALGAE!!!
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Management Minute - Six Steps to Developing A Management Plan
Aquatic invasive plants can be a MAJOR headache for resource managers, homeowners, recreational users, government officials, and many others. So YOU'VE got invasive or nuisance aquatic plants in your lake, pond, river, bath tub, etc..... what next?  The nat...
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Events Update - August through December 2014
Happy Monday Everyone! 
Its time for another Events Update:  Conferences, symposiums, workshops, and the like are a way for us all
to network, share our research or products, as well as learn a thing or
two along the way.  These
meetings foster professi...
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A look at "Back from the Brink" - Hard Science or Lopsided Observation?
Photo Credit:  NCSU AWCP In recent weeks, a story of tragedy followed by triumph has circulated among
aquatic scientists, the media, and the general public.  "Back from
the Brink - How Lake Ellwood, Once Doomed Is Being Rescued", although
written as a blog ...
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Industry Update - Summer 2014
Every so often we bring you updates from our industry.  Check out some of the things that are going on across the nation! IDAHO SUCCESS IN STOPPING AIS In 2014, a total of 24,393 watercraft have been inspected and 10 Quagga/Zebra Mussel fouled boats have be...
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Management Minute - Research continues to investigate the "growing" problem in Santee Cooper System
Photo Credit - NCSU AWCP We often talk of the usual suspects in our blog postings here on the AERF update. Hydrilla, EWM, and Water Hyacinth are but a few species with which many of us in aquatic plant management have become quite familiar. Another not-as...
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