Netherland, Michael

Benefits of Controlling Nuisance Aquatic Plants and Algae in the United States
Category: Netherland, Michael
July, 2014

Aquatic plants are often dealt with on a local scale, when in reality they impact wide areas outside of the traditional lake or river habitat. They can affect aesthetics, drainage, fishing, water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, flood control, human and animal health, hydropower generation, irrigation, navigation, recreation, and, ultimately, land values.