How many weeds are actually removed by the harvesting program; how many hours does it take?

On average, summer students spend about 2,040 hours in total on the harvesting program. This results in regularly removing over 200 trailer loads of lake weeds, ultimately being converted into compost material.

A breakdown of weed harvesting volumes from 2018 - 2020 is below:

2018 

  • 215.5 trailer loads
  • 342,645 kg

2019 

  • 238 trailer loads
  • 378,420 kg

2020

  • 202.25 trailer loads
  • 321,577.5 kg

Last Update: May 20, 2021

 

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1. Why do we have so many lake weeds?
2. What are the harvesters for?
3. How do the harvester operators work?
4. How effective is the harvesting program?
5. Where do the weeds go after they are harvested from the lake?
6. How are the lakefront owners participating?
7. How many weeds are actually removed by the harvesting program; how many hours does it take?