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Lake Waccamaw State Park

Treatment to fight hydrilla in Lake Waccamaw set to start

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videoTreatment will start next month to fight what the state calls a significant hydrilla infestation at Lake Waccamaw State Park, according to the NC Division of Parks and Recreation. Full story...
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Public meeting will consider hydrilla infestation at Lake Waccamaw State Park

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video Hydrilla is a submerged aquatic plant that can create nearly impenetrable mats of stems and leaves on a lake’s surface. An invasive species from central Africa, hydrilla impedes recreational use of waterways, crowds out native vegetation and can ultimately harm fish and other aquatic species. Its spread is often attributed to boats that are trailered from one lake to another. Full story...
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2.75 million-year-old whale skull on display at Lake Waccamaw

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video A whale skull fossil found in Lake Waccamaw four years ago is now on exhibit. Scientists estimate the fossil is 2.75 million years old. They also say they may have discovered an entirely new species. Full story...
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Lake Waccamaw State Park is the North Carolina 2011 Park of the Year

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Lake Waccamaw State Park in Columbus County has been named the North Carolina 2011 Park of the Year by the NC Division of Parks and Recreation. Full story...
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