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Valparaiso Lakes Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan Update

Executive Summary
Lake & Pond Biologists was contracted by the Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District to update their Aquatic Vegetation Management Plan for Flint and Long Lakes. The financing for this update was provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and the Lake and River Enhancement Program (LARE). The first LARE aquatic plant survey for Flint Lake was completed in 2006 and in 2007 for Long Lake by Aquatic Control Inc. which indicated the need for Eurasian watermilfoil control. Other surveys and management have been completed since then due to the presence of Eurasian watermilfoil and curly-leaf pondweed.