Aquatic weeds pose a special challenge for pond owners. Decisions about aquatic weeds have consequences for swimming, fishing, and environmental quality. If you are looking at a weed problem in your pond, take a step-by-step approach to weed management:
How to Prevent & Control Algae in Farm Ponds. A 4-page PDF prepared by the South Central NY Agriculture Team of Cornell Cooperative Extension.
Identifying & Managing Aquatic Plants. Penn State University Cooperative Extension offers several videos on their site, addressing aquatic plant identification and control. Their Pond Management pages include additional information on aquatic plants & algae.
Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants: University of Florida Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plantson-line database providing images and information about hundreds of aquatic weeds.
Last updated October 13, 2023