NOTICE OF TREATMENT
OF CURLYLEAF PONDWEED (2019)
Attention Big Watab Lake property owners:
Big Watab Lake Association has contracted to treat Curlyleaf Pondweed, an aquatic invasive species in Big Watab Lake.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has granted to Big Watab Lake Association a waiver of the requirement that the association obtain the signatures of approval of owners of lakeshore property. Instead, the Big Watab Lake Association will notify property owners of the treatment through alternate forms. This public notice is one form that the Big Watab Lake Association is using to notify property owners.
The proposed date for treatment: Between May 1 and May 31, 2019.
The target species for the treatment: Curlyleaf pondweed.
The method of control or product being used: EPA and MDA Registered Aquatic Herbicide.
How landowners may request that control not occur adjacent to their property: If you desire the treatment of curlyleaf pondweed not occur adjacent to your property, please notify Big Watab Lake Association at the following address and email address: Big Watab Lake Association, P.O. Box 494, St. Joseph, Minnesota 56374. email@example.com.
Publish: April 19, 2019
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.