Herbicide approved to treat invasive waterlilies on Lake Inez

SEELEY LAKE – The battle against the invasive fragrant waterlily may begin with herbicides mid to later summer on Lake Inez. In April the Missoula County Commissioners approved the Missoula County Weed District's request to apply for a general permit from Montana Department of Environmental Quality for the application of herbicides on Lake Inez.

Missoula County Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator Chris Mascari said the Weed District will possibly begin application of the herbicide Imazamox for control of waterlilies. Lake Inez is at the northern edge of the population on the Clearwater River...


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