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Pondweed invasion chokes 70 acres of Big Pine

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The Lord told Adam we'd struggle with weeds.

Curlyleaf pondweed, a lake-choking invasive species has set up residence in Big Pine Lake, andm it's increasing acreage.

The Pine Lakes Improvement District (LID) Board of Directors have met more than once recently to discuss the issue. The meetings were particularly urgent considering two factors:

1) An immediate plan is needed to put in place a treatment program for the growing (pay attention to that word) problem;

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