Controlling Invasive Vegetation on GBRA's Hydro Lakes To Be Discussed at Meeting

Posted: February 11, 2013

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LaMarriol Smith, GBRA, (830) 379-5822,

SEGUIN-Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) officials will lead an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Riverside Community Center, 110 St. Lawrence St. in Gonzales. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss vegetation management on the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority’s (GBRA) Lake Gonzales (H-4) and Lake Wood (H-5). 

TPWD officials plan to discuss options for addressing problematic aquatic vegetation, such as waterhyacinth, water lettuce, hydrilla and giant cane.   TPWD’s John Findeisen said, “Lake users and residents along the hydro lakes can play an important role in the control of these nuisance plants.”  GBRA staff also will be available during the meeting.

The mission of TPWD isto manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

The GBRA was established by the Texas Legislature in 1933 as a water conservation and reclamation district. GBRA provides stewardship for the water resources in its 10-county statutory district, which begins near the headwaters of the Guadalupe and Blanco rivers, ends at San Antonio Bay, and includes Kendall, Comal, Hays, Caldwell, Guadalupe, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Calhoun, and Refugio counties.




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