Aquatic Vegetation

Spotted Water Hemlock

Plants in and around your pond prevent erosion, and contribute to better habitat for fish and wildlife, improved water quality, and a greater diversity of species.  Vegetation communities, such as open marsh vegetation (2 m deep and dominated by underwater plants) and emergent marsh vegetation(grass, sedges, cattails, broad leaved flowering or floating plants), can be created from existing seeds brought to the site naturally, or planted.  Continued monitoring and maintenance will encourage successful establishment and prevent infestations of invasive species.

Contact a CVC stewardship coordinator to discuss your aquatic vegetation enhancement projects today.

 

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