Midges vs. Mosquitoes: What Is the Difference?
November 14th, 2022
Mischievous Mammals: Are Muskrats, Beavers & Otters Harmful to Ponds?
September 10th, 2018
Written by Industry Expert Gavin Ferris, Ecologist As an ecologist, I field questions on topics ranging from the lifespan of a tadpole to the best way to defend koi against the ravages of a great blue heron. Of all the animals I am asked about, however, three mammals probably produce the most concern and curiosity: […]
Invasive Species Highlight: Apple Snails
June 7th, 2018
As global travel and transport become increasingly accessible, the risk of plant, animal, insect and mollusk relocation becomes greater. This is a serious problem. When a species native to one region is introduced to another, it is considered invasive. Invasive species have few or no natural predators and often destroy entire ecosystems by competing with […]
Pond Management: What are those furry creatures in my pond?
January 16th, 2014
By J. Wesley Allen, Environmental Scientist The Muskrat and North American Beaver have adapted to the increasing number of stormwater ponds and facilities, and can cause huge headaches if not recognized and controlled. Muskrats are small dark brown to black aquatic rodents (16-24 in., 1.3-4.4 lbs.) that live in ponds and wetlands throughout most of […]
Pond Management: Aquatics in Brief – Summer 2013
July 8th, 2013
SOLitude Lake Management’s latest edition of our quarterly educational newsletter is now available online to provide you with ongoing lake, pond and fisheries management knowledge. Learn about effective methods for goose control, how to battle Phragmites, and ways to create excitement through recreational fishing. Meet our new Fisheries Biologist, Jeremy Haley, and learn how you […]
The Key to Goose Control
April 14th, 2010
Information is taken from SePRO FlightControl Plus. To learn more about this product, please visit their web site and contact SOLitude Lake Management today to schedule cleaning and lake maintenance services for your property. The resurgence of the Canada goose is one of wildlife preservation’s greatest success stories. With the enactment of the Migratory Bird […]
Humane Goose Control Products for Lakes
March 19th, 2010
SOLitude Lake Management, a leader in lake management and maintenance, offers quality flight control products for repelling geese and other birds that pollute your water and contaminate your lake and pond environment. Please visit our online store today to learn more about these effective and safe goose control products designed to keep your water surface […]
Humane Goose Control Methods: Prevent Geese From Crowding Your Pond
October 28th, 2009
If you maintain a lake or pond on your property, you know the importance of regular maintenance to ensure good water quality and the health of any aquatic plants and life residing within. Pest control is a key factor in lake management, but it doesn’t necessarily end with getting rid of insect. Geese, while graceful […]