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Invasive starry stonewort found in Pentwater Lake

September 20, 2018

It’s here.

The Pentwater Lake Association was working to remove rooted plants with the work of a diver, when it was discovered that the algae starry stonewort had made its way and a big impact on the lake.

“It’s so limiting and pervasive on our shoreline,” said Joe Primozich of the association on Tuesday. “We had a four-man diving team come in and remove it. It’s something that’s not controlled chemically. Our divers found it seven feet thick at the drop-off area.”

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