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Invasive Species Highlight: Fanwort

2021-01-26T08:57:35-05:00

What is Fanwort? Fanwort (Cabomba caroliniana), is an aquatic invasive plant species found in submersed and floating-leaved plant communities. It has two distinctive leaf types. Fanwort’s submersed leaves are finely divided and fan-like and are attached to the stem of the plant by petioles. The submersed leaves have an opposite READ MORE

Backcountry Water Monitoring: The World Beneath My Boat

2021-01-26T08:57:35-05:00

By Maggie Newell, Backcountry Water Monitoring Trip Leader What are you looking for in a paddling trip? Do you prefer to meander up winding rivers or to pond hop through the St. Regis canoe area? When I started paddling Adirondack waters, I reveled in mountain views across open lakes and READ MORE

Invasive Species Highlight: Brazilian Elodea

2021-01-26T08:57:36-05:00

This post is a part of New York Invasive Species Awareness Week. You can learn more about the event here. What is Brazilian elodea? Brazilian elodea (Egeria densa), also known as Brazilian Waterweed, is a popular aquarium and water garden plant that is often sold under the generic name “Anacharis”. A submerged READ MORE