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Re: [APD] Proper disposal of Aquatic plants and hobbyist responsibility

Dennis Dietz wrote:
>> In Wyoming it's likely that composting isn't an issue.  In particularly wet
>> areas it is not a safe disposal method.  But even in cold water, a
>> remarkable number of aquatic plants that don't do so well in aquaria do
>> extremely well in local lakes, rivers and ponds.  I can see that right down
>> the road from me here in north Idaho.

It can be a problem if one were to dump a plant directly into the local 
river. Most of our invaders are weeds from other states.

> To true!  Remember, what we consider a healthy and happy plant does not 
> necessarily make a dead plant in nature.  

If the lack of humidity won't kill it, the local deer and rabbits will 
eat it for sure. Just the same, no need to take chances. This is new to 
me as a potential problem.

Thanks for the heads up.


Harry Martin
Casper, WY
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