More Hydrilla Discovered in Damariscotta, ME, Watershed

Davis Stream, photo/New England Boating

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Lincoln County News: The invasive aquatic plant hydrilla was found recently in Davis Stream in Jefferson, Maine. The infestation is the second instance of the plant in the Damariscotta Lake watershed.

SAT map of area.
Hydrilla, photo/NH Dept. of Evnvironmental Services

In addition to removal efforts already underway in the stream, officials from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection are pursuing restrictions on surface activity beginning about 200 feet upstream of the Jefferson Market.

For now, all boaters are strongly encouraged to stay out of the stream.

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