About Milfoil

These species are not native to our state and is very difficult to control once it becomes fully established. Milfoil reproduces through fragmentation whereby plant fragments break off from the parent plant through wind or boat action, grow roots, and settle in a new location. Milfoil spreads rapidly and displaces beneficial native plant life. It makes swimming difficult and can devalue waterfront property. Where this species grows in its native environment, insects and fish may feed on this plant at such a rate as to control its growth. Milfoil has no natural predators to keep its population in check. Under optimum temperature, light and nutrient conditions, milfoil may grow up to an inch per day. How Did Exotic Milfoil Become Established in This State? It was most likely a "stowaway" fragment attached to a boat or trailer that came to this region. Milfoil can live out of water for many hours if it remains moist.

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News & Events 6/12/2017

Upcoming Events

REMINDER!!!

Annual Meeting - Saturday June 24th, 8:30am registration, 9:00am start time. Acton Fairgrounds

Boat Parade - July 4th, registration at 11:00am in Carpenter's Cove, 
parade starts at 11:30 and proceeds down the Acton side of upper Mousam. 

Kid's Fishing Derby - Saturday July 15th, registration at 8:30am, winners announced at Noon - Baxter's dock by the Foot for registration and winners announcement.

ASYCC Golf Tournament - Friday August 4th - $135 per golfer - Register via www.asycc.com - spots are filling up fast, only a few left!!!

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