Phragmites in South Carolina (Cont..2005-2006)
In the summer of 2005, about 1,992 acres of Phragmites were treated on DNR properties at a cost of $351,089. The treatment project was a cooperative effort between the Aquatic Nuisance Species Program and the Wildlife Management Section to improve waterfowl habitat and control the spread of an invasive species. Specific treatment sites and activities are listed here for 2005.
|2005 Phragmites Control Operations|
|Santee Delta WMA||32.5||$5,727|
The summer of 2006 brought more
opportunities to stem the tide of Phragmites. Based on the 2006
SC Aquatic Plant Management Plan, the SCDNR completed
treatment of an additional 1950 acres on public lands at a cost of
$352,805. The Phragmites on Santee Coastal Reserve has now been
treated once. It took 3 years and covered 3563 acres.
Specific treatment sites and activities are listed here for 2006.
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