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Preventing and Responding to Flooded Fish Ponds  

Drenching rains brought unwelcome amounts of water to Northwest Florida this week. Many fish ponds received an overabundance of stormwater, pushing levels above drains, dams and levees.

If your dam or pond needs repair after the storm, now is a good opportunity to rebuild or upgrade your drains and incorporate an emergency spillway. Old galvanized …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2014/05/02/preventing-and-responding-to-flooded-fish-ponds/

Controlling Weeds in Your Pond: Water Hyacinth

Libbie Johnson

UF IFAS Escambia County Extension

Northwest Florida can be a pond owner’s paradise. There is usually enough rainfall to keep ponds filled, catfish, bass, and brim are well adapted to the environmental conditions, and there is a long season to catch fish.

One of the biggest …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2012/08/06/controlling-weeds-in-your-pond-water-hyacinth/