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2010 Lake Vegetation Survey

Hardwood Lake Property Owners Association
Prescott, Michigan
Established October 23, 1975

Late Breaking News

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WEED CONTROL

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Click on graphic at right to see
a report on the 2009 lake weed
control project.

This report was also published in the Fall 2009 newsletter.

This gives a good overall background on the project

If you wondered what all of the different types of weeds were in the lake, click on the link below to see what was found in the annual survey conducted September 16, 2010.

Nymphaea, top, otherwise known as water lily makes up over 25% of the vegetation in the lake littoral zone.

Wild Celery, bottom, is an important source of food for waterfowl and makes up 8% of the vegetation in the lakes littoral zone.

WaterLily2
CeleryPix

2018 Weed Control

July 21
Progressivehas scheduled another weed treatment. A weed harvest is scheduled for the week of July 22

July Lake treatment

Weed Harvest

 

June 14
Progressive surveyed the lake and ordered treatment by Aquatic Services for the week of June 25
June 2018 treatment map.

 

May 17
Progressive surveyed the lake and ordered treatment by Aquatic Services for May 23.

May 2018 Treatment map

 

2017 Weed Control

August 12
Progressive surveyed the lake and ordered a treatment during the week of August 13

Mid August treatment map

July 25
There will be another lake treatment sometime within a week after July 25

Late July treatment map

July 9
Progressive inspected the lake on July 6. The plan is to do a lake treatment the wee of July 10 with weed harvesting to be done the week of July 17

July treatment map

July harvest map

June 6
The lake was inspected by Progressive on June 6 and is tentatively scheduled for treatment on June 12
June treatment map



May 18
Progressive inspected the lake May 18. In general the lake looked good. They did notice Stary Stonewort starting to grow and have scheduled a chemical treatment next week. More treatments will take place during the summer. There will most likely be a weed harvest around late July.

May treatment map

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For maps of the treatment areas click.

This site last updated 7/21/18

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