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Nov-15-2008 @ 9:14 AM                           Permalink
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hi all ,
taken from this mornings EDP24
"A desperate fight has started to prevent large stretches of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads disappearing under the green mass of an insidious alien invader."
rest of this story on this link
http://new.edp24.co.uk/content/news/story.aspx?brand=EDPOnline&category=News&tBrand=edponline&tCategory=news&itemid=NOED14%20Nov%202008%2020%3A11%3A31%3A613
cheers

steve and vicky

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Hi

You can read more about the conservation team's efforts to remove the Pennywort on these threads:

http://the-norfolk-broads.co.uk/viewmessages.cfm?Forum=22&Topic=14469

http://the-norfolk-broads.co.uk/viewmessages.cfm?Forum=22&Topic=14721


Carol

http://www.broadlandmemories.co.uk

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Whilst this in no way should be read as underplaying the very real danger, I think the EDP and Look East tonight may have overstated the current situation.

Last year as Carol kindly pointed out on the retrieved threads a large mass was found on the Waveney at Diss and removed. Regrowth has been cleared too and whilst we need to check again, I think and hope, it is under control and being monitored.

Similarly at Rockland - unless anyone can identify the picture in the EDP, I think this is a library picture - or at least I hope it is!!!!

However I do not want to undermine the REAL CONCERN that this could actually happen - you will not need to be concerned too much with the dredging budget if this really gets a hold!!!!!!!!


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