Arresting the Spread of Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) in the Great Lakes

 

Further information and web resources

Biology & General Info

Great Lake States

Michigan:

Department of Environmental quality: Aquatic Nuisance Species Handbook: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-water-greatlakes-aquatics-exotic3.pdf

New York:

Department of Environmental Conservation:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/50272.html

Ohio:

Department of Natural Resources:
http://ohiodnr.gov/portals/0/pdfs/invasives/12FactsheetEurasianwater-milfoil.pdf

llinois:

Department of Natural Resources:
https://dnr.state.il.us/Stewardship/cd/biocontrol/6EurasianMilfoil.html

Department of Agriculture:
http://wwx.inhs.illinois.edu/files/4413/4019/8610/EurasianWatermilfoil.pdf

Indiana:

Department of Natural Resources:
http://www.in.gov/dnr/files/EURASIAN_WATERMILFOIL.pdf
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Invasives/documents/classification/Myriophyllum%20spicatum.pdf
Wisconsin:

Department of Natural Resources:
http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/invasives/fact/eurasianwatermilfoil.html

Minnesota:

Department of Natural Resources:
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/aquaticplants/milfoil/index.html

Pollution Control Agency:
http://www.pca.state.mn.us/index.php/living-green/living-green-citizen/for-kids/creature-feature/eurasian-water-milfoil.html

Pennsylvania:

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources: http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/cs/groups/public/documents/document/dcnr_010277.pdf

Federal

Unites States Federal Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force:
http://www.anstaskforce.gov/spoc/milfoil.php

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA):
Great Lakes Aquatic Non-indigenous Species Information System (GLANSIS): http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/greatlakes/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=237

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA):

Forest Service:
http://wiki.bugwood.org/Myriophyllum_spicatum

Forest Service: Ottawa National Forest:
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/ottawa/landmanagement/resourcemanagement/?cid=stelprdb5297002

National Invasive Species Information Center:
http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/aquatics/watermilfoil.shtml

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine (APHIS PPQ):
http://www.invasive.org/browse/subinfo.cfm?sub=3055

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Plants Database: http://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=mysp2

National Park Service (NPS):
http://www.nps.gov/plants/alien/fact/mysp1.htm

Department of the Interior:

Fish and Wildlife Service:
http://www.fws.gov/columbiariver/ANS/Species/Eurasian_Watermilfoil.html

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources:
http://www.invadingspecies.com/invaders/plants-aquatic/eurasian-water-milfoil/

Great Lake States? Cooperative Extension

Michigan

Michigan SeaGrant:
http://www.miseagrant.umich.edu/explore/native-and-invasive-species/species/plants/eurasian-watermilfoil/

Indiana

Illinois-Indiana SeaGrant:
http://www.iisgcp.org/NabInvader/AItoolkit/AI_Eurasian_Watermilfoil.pdf

Indiana Cooperative
http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/CAPS/pestInfo/eruWatermilfoil.htm

Wisconsin

Wisconsin SeaGrant:
http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/Home/Topics/InvasiveSpecies/Details.aspx?PostID=532

Minnesota

Minnesota SeaGrant:
http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/exotics/eurasian.html

New York

New York SeaGrant: Invasive species clearing house:
http://www.nyis.info/user_uploads/5cdc8_Myriophyllum.spicatum.NYS.pdf

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania seagrant:
http://www.paseagrant.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/EWM2013_reduced.pdf

Penn State Extension
http://extension.psu.edu/natural-resources/water/ponds/pond-management/aquatic-plants/eurasian-water-milfoil

Miscellaneous Resources:

Ohio Invasive Plants Council:
http://www.oipc.info/FactSheets/12FactsheetEurasianwater-millfoil.pdf

Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN):
http://www.great-lakes.net/envt/flora-fauna/invasive/milfoil.html

Wikipedia:
?https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myriophyllum_spicatum

UW-Center for Limnology:
http://www.jakevzlab.net/eurasian-watermilfoil.html

Various Great Lakes Watershed Council Websites

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
http://www.watershedcouncil.org/learn/aquatic%20invasive%20species/eurasian%20watermilfoil%20(ewm

Adirondack watershed Instititite:
http://www.adkwatershed.org/invasive-species/invasive-species-information/eurasian-watermilfoil

Lake George Association:
http://www.lakegeorgeassociation.org/what-we-do/Invasive-Species/Eurasian-Watermilfoil.asp

Les Cheneaux Watershed Council
http://www.lescheneauxwatershed.org/downloads/milfoil.pdf
http://www.lescheneauxwatershed.org/invasives.asp

Distribution & Herbarium Information:

Wisconsin:
http://wisflora.herbarium.wisc.edu/taxa/index.php?taxon=Myriophyllum%20spicatum
http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/herbarium/wetland_plants/myrexa01.htm

Michigan:
http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1428

IUCN Species Survival Commission Global Invasive Species database
http://www.issg.org/database/species/ecology.asp?si=278&fr=1&sts=

Management Plans

State Aquatic Invasive Species Management Plans

(PDF?s housed at the Great Lakes Commission)

Illinois: http://glc.org/files/projects/ais/GLP-Illinois-AIS-StateManagementPlan.pdf

Indiana: http://glc.org/files/projects/ais/GLP-Indiana-AIS-StateManagementPlan.pdf

Michigan: http://glc.org/files/projects/ais/GLP-Michigan-AIS-StateManagementPlan.pdf

Minnesota: http://glc.org/files/projects/ais/GLP-Minnesota-AIS-StateManagementPlan.pdf

New York: http://glc.org/files/projects/ais/GLP-NewYork-AIS-StateManagementPlan.pdf

Ohio: http://glc.org/files/projects/ais/GLP-Ohio-AIS-StateManagementPlan.pdf

Pennsylvania: http://glc.org/files/projects/ais/GLP-Pennsylvania-AIS-StateManagementPlan.pdf

Wisconsin: http://glc.org/files/projects/ais/GLP-Wisconsin-AIS-StateManagementPlan.pdf

Michigan:

DEQ: http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,4561,7-135-3313_3681_3710-10139--,00.html

Michigan IPM: http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-water-great-lakes-aquatics-exotic4.pdf

Indiana:

DNR: http://www.state.in.us/dnr/fishwild/files/Lake_of_the_Woods_AVMP-Marshall-March05.pdf

Aquatic Invasive Species Policy, Action Plans, and Risk Assessment

International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR): Research and Management Priorities for Aquatic Invasive Species: http://www.iaglr.org/scipolicy/ais/

National Invasive Species Management Plan, US Department of the interior: https://www.doi.gov/invasivespecies/management-plan

Michigan DNR Invasive plants strategic action plan: http://mnfi.anr.msu.edu/invasive-species/InvasivesDNREStrategicPlan.pdf

A Great Lakes Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Species: http://projects.glc.org/ans/pdf/7-01GLactionplan.pdf

Risk Assessment: Non-Native Plant Species Invasiveness Assessment: NY SeaGrant/Cornell Copperative Extension: http://www.nyis.info/user_uploads/5cdc8_Myriophyllum.spicatum.NYS.pdf

Protect Your Waters and Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!: http://www.protectyourwaters.net/?

Nature conservency press:

Army Corps of Engineers EWM reports:

A Simulation Model for Growth of Eurasian Watermilfoil: http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elpubs/pdf/ira99-1.pdf

Selective Control of Eurasian Watermilfoil in Houghton Lake, Michigan: 2002?2006: http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elpubs/pdf/trel12-15.pdf

Management of Eurasian Watermilfoil in Houghton Lake, Michigan: Workshop Summary: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=ADA407776

Predicting the Invasion of Eurasian Watermilfoil into Northern Lakes: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA362305

Selective Early Spring Control of EWM: http://www.uwsp.edu/cnr-ap/UWEXLakes/Documents/programs/convention/2009/ChemicalControlManageAIPlants-Skogerboe.pdf

Seasonal Biomass and Carbohydrate Allocation in a Southern Population of Eurasian Watermilfoil: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA327968

Potential of a Pathogen, Mycoleptodiscus Terrestris, as a Biocontrol Agent for the Management of Myriophyllum Spicatum in Lake Guntersville Reservoir:?http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA305309

Herbicide Concentration/Exposure Time Requirements for Controlling Submersed Aquatic Plants: Summary of Research Accomplishments: http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elpubs/pdf/mpa97-2.pdf

Whole-Lake Applications of SonarTM for Selective Control of Eurasian Watermilfoil: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA388394

Aerial Survey Techniques to Map and Monitor Aquatic Plant Populations-Four Case Studies: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA128990

Impacts of Euhrychiopsis lecontei (Dietz) from Different Populations on the Growth and Nutrition of Eurasian Watermilfoil: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA423805

Field evaluation of microbiological control agents on Eurasian watermilfoil: http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.466.151&rep=rep1&type=pdf

MTU associated presentations, news, etc.

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