CRC completes aquatic plant survey
September 23, 2021
In July and early August, CRC surveyed key lakes in the Clearwater Valley to document absence/presence of aquatic invasive macrophytes (plants). Heidi Sedivy, a CRC employee with expertise in Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS), conducted the survey with the help of both CRC staff and volunteers.
CRC is happy to report that based on our findings, no new invasive plants were detected in any of the lakes surveyed – Seeley, Placid, Salmon, Big Sky, Alva or Inez. While this is good news, it should be noted that the invasive fragrant water lily continues to spread unabated in all lakes other than...