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Corps uses grass-eating carp to tame hydrilla at Thurmond

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin stocking sterile triploid grass carp to reduce the abundance of hydrilla in the J. Strom Thurmond Lake Oct. 25 and will run through Nov. 15.

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What’s the Corps doing about hydrilla at Thurmond Lake?

By Tracy Robillard, Public Affairs Specialist Chances are if you live near J. Strom Thurmond Lake, you’ve heard of hydrilla. It’s an invasive aquatic plant that has slowly expanded its reach along the lake’s shoreline since the mid-90s. Over the … Continue reading

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