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Save the Date! March 7 Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop

On Wednesday March 7, 2018 the River Herring Network and Middleboro-Lakeville Fisheries Commission will co-sponsor an Aquatic Invasive Species Workshop. The topics were brainstormed during the annual meeting, and the Planning Committee is working now to confirm speakers. The workshop will cover:

- Natural history of Eurasion milfoil, variable milfoil, water chestnut, and fanwort 
- Available physical, chemical, and biological methods for managing these species
- How to preventing the spread of aquatic invasives
- Research on what ecosystem effects the control methods have on water quality and on fish and wildlife
- Permitting considerations for the various methods
- Funding management activities

The workshop will take place at the Lakeville Public Library on 4 Precinct St in Lakeville, MA 02347

An agenda will be sent out in early February. Registration is free.