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James River

October 4th, 2011 · No Comments

Erin Shields, VIMS (Quad 126)
On 9-29 Ken Moore and I surveyed the James, beginning at the mouth of the Chickahominy and moving upriver. We did not find the large bed that was seen from the aerial photos on the mainstem.  We did see some floating coontail, hydrilla and Najas minor, but nothing rooted in that [...]

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Powhatan Creek 8/11/10

August 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Erin Shields, VIMS
We visited Powhatan Creek at Jamestown Island on 8/11/10.  The only species found were Najas minor and Ceratophyllum. Najas was dominant, with only sparse coontail observed. Thick beds of Najas were lining both sides of the shoreline along the upper half of the creek. Hydrilla was not found in the area, although it [...]

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