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

Harry Martin wrote:
> 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
Its assumptions that can get us into trouble.  Thank you Harry for being 
so open minded.  Yeah, now I feel like it was worth it:)

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