Hydrilla Photos

Photographs that may aid in the discovery and identification of hydrilla are by Jon Reis for NYSFOLA.  Photos may be reprinted or reproduced for further distribution with acknowledgement to the New York State Federation of Lake Associations and Jon Reis, photographer.

Hydrilla - entire plant










Hydrilla - serrated edges up close



Hydrilla Leaf Whorls






Hydrilla - upper portion of plant

Hydrilla's tubers are distinct to this plant

Bob Johnson shows a weed rake used in rake toss survey

Bob Johnson with weed rake











Plants brought in by rake toss











Other plants that might be mistaken for hydrilla

Brazilian Elodea - also an invasive aquatic plant, report this too!  Common elodea is native.

Naiads can also be confused with Hydrilla


CLICK HERE for Hydrilla Identification Tip Sheet

Lake News MAR 12th

Regional HAB Summits Set

Harmful Algal Bloom Summit Information 

The last two HAB Summit Public sessions are coming up.  If you missed the first two, you can watch them here:    The remaining two will also be live streamed and recorded.  

North Country HAB Summit

Tuesday, March 20 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Best Western Ticonderoga

260 Burgoyne Road

Ticonderoga, NY 12883

Western New York
Monday, March 26 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center, SUNY Monroe Community College, the Forum

1000 East Henrietta Road

Rochester, New York 14623 
Free parking in campus lots N and M

At these summits, nation-leading experts will work with local steering committees to begin development of tailored action plans to address the causes of algal blooms in the twelve priority waterbodies across the state. The action plans developed for each waterbody will be used to guide the development and implementation of priority projects, including new monitoring and treatment technologies. The action plans will be complete by the end of May and the lessons learned through these action plans will be applied to other impacted waterbodies.


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