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Lyngbya in lake adjacent to the 18th hole at The Peninsula Club

Task force forming to attack Lyngbya, a growing problem

Sept. 27. By Dave Yochum. In the wake of a meeting at The Peninsula Club yesterday, local leaders will form a task force on a problem that is literally growing. Algae blooms known as Lyngbya wollei are apparently a threat to Lake Norman on the order of Hydrilla. Former NC Sen. Jeff Tarte said state […]

Eryn Molloy with Duke Energy holds a fish

Reverse fishing at Blythe Landing

May 5. The Lake Norman Marine Commission and Duke Energy received a shipment of sterile grass carp Thursday and dumped it straight into Lake Norman. The sterile carp can eat up to three times their body weight in hydrilla—invasive aquatic weeds—every day. The number of fish introduced each year is based on surveys of weed […]