About Milfoil

These species are not native to our state and is very difficult to control once it becomes fully established. Milfoil reproduces through fragmentation whereby plant fragments break off from the parent plant through wind or boat action, grow roots, and settle in a new location. Milfoil spreads rapidly and displaces beneficial native plant life. It makes swimming difficult and can devalue waterfront property. Where this species grows in its native environment, insects and fish may feed on this plant at such a rate as to control its growth. Milfoil has no natural predators to keep its population in check. Under optimum temperature, light and nutrient conditions, milfoil may grow up to an inch per day. How Did Exotic Milfoil Become Established in This State? It was most likely a "stowaway" fragment attached to a boat or trailer that came to this region. Milfoil can live out of water for many hours if it remains moist.

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What's Going On…. 9/17/2018

LAKE LEVEL STATUS AND LOWERING

Karla Cornelius, President

Outcome from the Barnet Selectboard minutes on variouse aspects of lowering the Lake Level.

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Eye On The Night Sky 7/21/2019

Daily Forecast: July 21, 2019

***HEAT ADVISORIES TODAY IN SOUTHERN VALLEYS AND IN WESTERN ADDISON COUNTY*** This Afternoon: Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s to around 90 south, and mid to upper 80s in the north, except lower 80s near the Vermo...

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