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MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013

Boaters asked to stay off Newman Lake during milfoil treatment

BOATING -- Boaters are being asked to stay off Newman Lake until Friday as Spokane County plans to treat Eurasian water milfoil infestations with 2,4-D herbicide during the week. Milfoil clogs waterways for everything from fish to boats and poses the danger of entrapping swimmers,...

MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2012

Waterkeeper wants weevils to fight Pend Oreille milfoil

LAKES -- A North Idaho water quality watchdog group hopes the courts will force the Idaho State Department of Agriculture to include biological elements in efforts to eradicate Eurasian milfoil. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports the Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper filed a petition for...

MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011

Program addresses Eloika Lake milfoil issue

INVASIVE SPECIES -- Eloika Lake's "milfoil monster" will be addressed in an upcoming program geared to anglers, property owners and anyone else who wants information on this threat to a popular lake -- and the waters downstream. Local Wildlife” photos and the “Eloika Milfoil Monster”...

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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