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Eurasian water-milfoil

Eurasian water-milfoil(Myriophyllum spicatum) Description:  Branching stems of Eurasian water-milfoil emerge from thick, spreading roots. Eurasian water-milfoil does not form winter buds. Habitat:  Eurasian water-milfoil is an extremely well adapted plant, able to thrive in a wide variety of environmental conditions. It grows well in still and flowing waters, endures mild salinities . . .

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Curly-leaf pondweed

Curly-leaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) Description:  Curly-leaf pondweed has underwater leaves only.  Mature stems may be several meters in length. The leaves of this plant are key to its identification.  When visible, (they disintegrate early in the plant’s growth cycle) are slightly joined to the stem at the leaf base and 4 to . . .

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Variable water-milfoil 

Variable water-milfoil (Myriophyllum heterophyllum) Description:  Variable water-milfoil is an underwater, plant with branching stems rising out from above the surface with compact, spreading roots. Habitat:  Variable water-milfoil is an extremely well adapted plant, able to thrive in a wide variety of environmental conditions. It grows well in still and flowing waters, and can survive . . .

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Land Committee

The Land Committee: Owen Lolar (E)Term: 10/01/2020 to 09/30/2024 Timothy Love (E)Term: 10/01/2020 to 09/30/2024 Barry McGrane (E)Term: 10/01/2020 to 09/30/2024 Steven Paul (A)Term: 10/01/2020 to 09/30/2022 David Sapiel (A)Term: 10/01/2020 to 09/30/2022

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Census Committee

The census committee: Tyler-Ann Harris (E)Term:  10/1/20 to 9/30/2022 Julie Sockabasin (E)Term:  10/1/20 to 9/30/2022 Edwina Mitchell (A)Term:  10/1/20 to 09/30/2022     Cheryl Kelly (A) ChairTerm:  10/1/20 to 09/30/2022 Jo-Ann Lolar (A)  Vice-ChairTerm:  10/1/20 to 09/30/2022

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European naiad/ Spiny Naiad

European naiad/ Spiny Naiad (Najas minor) Description:  Unlike most water plants, European naiad is a true annual. Seedlings grow from slender roots, developing stems up to 2.5 meters long that often branch abundantly near the top. Habitat:  European naiad is found in the underwater plant community, growing in ponds, lakes, and slow moving . . .

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Hydrilla

Description:  Hydrilla is a perennial underwater aquatic plant with long slender, branching stems rising from horizontal underground.  Identification of hydrilla is complicated by the fact that there are two distinct forms occurring in the United States.  Habitat:  Hydrilla is found in the underwater plant community. The adaptability of this plant to a wide . . .

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Chinese Mystery Snails

Description: Chinese mystery snails are distinctively large; at the size of a walnut or golf ball, they are half-again as large as Maine’s largest native freshwater snail. Though they spend a good portion of their lives under the water surface, half buried in the bottom sediments, Chinese mystery snails may also . . .

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Brazilian Waterweed

Description:  Underwater stems rise from trailing, unbranched roots. Bright to dark green leaves are thickly arranged in groups of 4 to 6 leaves along slender stems. (Note: some lower leaves may occasionally occur in opposite pairs or in groups of 3 leaves.)  The small flowers (2 cm in diameter) have three . . .

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Fanwort

Description:  Stems rise at intervals from slender roots. Fanwort has two distinct leaf types. Underwater leaves are finely divided, widely branched, and held apart from the stem on slender leaf stems, and looks like tiny fans with handles. The leaves are strictly arranged in opposite pairs along the main stem. The orderly formation of . . .

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