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Lake Tahoe groups support fight against invasive species, pitch idea

CALIFORNIA – A conservation group and a coalition of municipal drinking water providers at Lake Tahoe have pitched in to try to stunt the growth of invasive aquatic plants that can degrade water quality and rob the lake of its famed clarity.

…The barriers will be deployed this spring by the [Tahoe Resource] conservation district. The barriers are made of a plastic-like material that allows oxygen to flow through but starve the invasive plants of sunlight.

Source: Lake Tahoe groups support fight against invasive species, pitch idea

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