Tag Archive: ponds

Pond Weed Management Workshop June 8th

A pond can be a source of great enjoyment or great frustration for a landowner. Excessive growth of aquatic plants can be one of the surest ways to tip the scales from enjoyment to frustration. Pond weeds can alter the aesthetics of a pond and have a negative impact on recreational activities, like fishing and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/05/05/pond-weed-management-workshop-june-8th/

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/