lakes are a valuable resource within our landscape. They provide recreational
opportunities for fishing, boating, and swimming. They can also be a critical
source of drinking water, used for watering livestock, or to collect runoff
from fields and buildings. Unfortunately, the plants associated with shoreline
and pond bottoms are too often lumped together, summarized as "weeds"
to wetlands home page
Department of Natural Resources - - - DNR Cornell Cooperative Extension
website created by R. Schneider and D. Bryant - in collaboration with R. Johnson and C. Mazza