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 OCT 9th

23rd Western Regional Conference October 21, 2017

Join us on Silver Lake in Wyoming County.  The gathering includes a buffet style lunch and great talks. TO REGISTER:  GO TO THE EVENTS TAB AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE.  AND SCROLL DOWN TO REGIONAL CONFERENCES.  

The deadline for registration will be Oct 12th, 2017.

Program:

1. Panel Discussion - Faculty and staff  from SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Brockport, the University of  Buffalo, and Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) will discuss ways that lake associations can use college programs and expertise  more effectively.

2. Dr. Joseph Atkinson, Chair , Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Buffalo will talk about ongoing research on harmful algal blooms in Sodus Bay, Lake Ontario.

3. Doug Conroe, Chautauqua Lake Association, talks about collaborative efforts with academic institutions..

4. Meg Wilkinson, Invasive Species Database Program Coordinator, NY Natural Heritage Program, shows how to use the IMAP Invasive System smartphone app. Assisting her in the “show and tell “ program will be students from  the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) and the RIT. 

 

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