Presenter: Earl Chilton

Commission Agenda Item No. 5
Nuisance Aquatic Vegetation Update
March 2008

I. Executive Summary: Staff will brief the Commission on the current status of nuisance aquatic vegetation occurrences in Texas and department efforts to eradicate or control these species. Department actions to address ongoing concerns with nuisance vegetation in Lake Conroe, Caddo Lake, and Toledo Bend Reservoir will be updated. Recent discoveries of giant salvinia in Sam Rayburn Reservoir and Lake Palestine will also be discussed.