Lake George Asian clam response poised to begin

NEWS RELEASE

Lake George Asian clam response poised to begin.

The Lake George Asian Clam Rapid Response Task Force is pleased to announce that the Asian clam control effort will begin on the afternoon of April 25th, 2011. The eradication effort will be initiated with the installation of over 900 benthic barrier mats to cover up to six acres of dense beds of Asian clams in Lake George, NY.

The LGACRRTF and partners rally to prepare equipment and supplies in time for the treatment to begin and thank all local, state, and federal partners and local business owners for their cooperation in preparing this rapid response effort.

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Source: Meg Modley
Aquatic Invasive Species Management Coordinator
Lake Champlain Basin Program
54 West Shore Rd. Grand Isle, VT 05458
(802) 372-3213
mmodley@lcbp.org

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