The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, will conduct treatments of floating aquatic plants (water hyacinth & water lettuce) starting July 26, 2021.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to use herbicides to treat vegetation on Lake Okeechobee starting July 26.
The corps area of responsibility includes the south end of the lake from Pelican Bay to Uncle Joe’s Cut including Route 2 from Port Mayaca to Moore Haven and the rim canal from Moore Haven to Old Sportsman’s.
Treatment of vegetation will be conducted by a contractor.
Herbicides to be used are Flumioxazin, 2,4-D, ProcellaCOR and Diquat.