In the pool in the garden below, carp swim beneath the surface-- Flashes of white in the murky green Their bellies slick and wet-- The tickle of waterweed
The soft wet moss-- The curve of your neck, your fingertips The rustle of silk undone-- Your mouth, your tongue Your lips, the taste of your lips, salt, wet The warmth of your breath against my skin And I am seized with sudden longing.
This Saturday and Sunday (April 12 and 13) the focus is on fisheries and agriculture, including the Catch a Fish game and a waterweed
tank, demonstrating life found in water.
Uptake of pesticides from water by curly waterweed
Lagarosiphon major and lesser duckweed Lemna minor.
I loved the dark drop, the trapped sky, the smells / of waterweed
, fungus and dank moss.
The Holm oak is among six species, including Himalayan knotweed, large-flowered waterweed
, pickerelweed, tree of heaven and Turkey oak, listed as "ones to watch" in the report.
While these invasive plants - parrots feather, Eurasian watermilfoil and Brazilian waterweed
- are more common in lakes, they do turn up in the side channels and slower-moving water of rivers such as the Willamette, Boatner said.
ornamental plants (Brazilian waterweed
Egeria densa), non-ornamental freshwater fishes considered pests (tilapia Tilapia rendalli, carp Ctenopharyngodon idella, largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides), non-pest aquarium fishes that have caused environmental damages (red piranha Pygocentrus nattereri, oscar Astronotus ocellatus, firemouth cichlid Thorichthys meeki), and the newly available for sale freshwater stingrays Potamotrygon cf.
TG4 STAR Sean Breathnach and his colleagues have declared war on the curly leafed waterweed
Current projects there include work with water hyacinth, alligatorweed, Brazilian pepper-tree, fanwort, balloon vine, pompom weed, Brazilian waterweed
, water primrose, Lippia, Parkinsonia, water lettuce, imported fire ants, glassy-winged sharpshooter, cactus moth, little fire ant, and cactus mealybug.
Nitrate and phosphorus leaching into riparian waterways is a serious problem in New Zealand, resulting in toxic algal blooms, excessive waterweed
and Loss of in-stream habitat.
For the past 10 days, ``substantial quantities'' of waterweed
and blanketweed have been removed from the surface and bed of the lake in an attempt to restore it to its former glory.
After consulting the Environment Agency, a team of eight specialists, a tug, a hopper and two waterweed
management machines have been despatched to tackle the situation.